Application Deadline: June 30
Organization: Bouvier Lab, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Position Description: The Bouvier Lab is looking for a student to work as a research associate/technician. The lab studies virology, immunology, and transmission of influenza in animal models.
Conducting a variety of experiments following established protocols, such as tissue culture, virus isolation from clinical samples, stock virus growth and preparation, molecular cloning, DNA isolation and purification, electrophoresis, and other laboratory techniques
Performing hands-on experiments with influenza virus-infected laboratory animals, including virus inoculation, blood collection, and nasal wash sample collection, in a consistently humane and ethical manner
Recording experiment results accurately and completely
Assisting with routine lab maintenance, including preparation of reagents and media, stocking and ordering of supplies, and basic maintenance of laboratory space and equipment
Performing other laboratory duties as needed
Bachelor's degree in biology, microbiology or a related field and/or successful completion (to date) of the first year of a Postbac/Premed Program
Some educational or employment experience in a microbiology, virology, biology, chemistry, or similar laboratory
Demonstrable intelligence, ambition, and enthusiasm for science, including a desire to pursue graduate medical or scientific studies
Time Commitment: Part-time (20 - 43 hours per week) then full-time during glide year (with a minimum commitment of two years)
Compensation: $21 per hour, full-time work includes benefits package
Apply: To apply, email a CV, including undergrad/postbac GPAs to Nicole Bouvier, M.D.
Keywords: Full-time, glide year, immunology, influenza, paid, Research Associate, Technician, Virology