Organization: Blenis Lab, Weill Cornell Medicine
The Blenis Lab is looking for a student to work as a research technician, who under direct supervision will participate in the planning, execution, and analysis of experiments focused on s
ignal transduction, metabolism, and cancer.
Performing daily tasks to maintain and organize the lab
Performing research techniques (under supervision) including Western blots, DNA/RNA isolation and gel electrophoresis, cloning, tissue culture, microscopy, mini & maxi preps, PCR and qPCR, protein purification, immunoprecipitation, etc.
Participating in collecting results from the various experimental procedures and the data analysis
Maintaining detailed records of experimental protocols and results
Maintaining inventory of supplies and reagents, preparing buffers/solutions and reagent aliquots for common use, and ordering and unpacking lab supplies
Maintaining the lab equipment
Performing day-to-day lab functions to keep an organized and clean laboratory space
Performing other related duties assigned
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Molecular Biology or Cell Biology and other related areas
Excellent communication and writing skills and strong computer literacy
Strong organizational skills and self-motivation
Ability to work independently
Basic experience in protein gel electrophoresis, DNA gel electrophoresis, tissue culture, and molecular biology techniques a plus
Time Commitment: Full-time (with a minimum commitment of two years)
Apply: To apply, please email your resume and unofficial transcript to Didem Ilter.
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