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The purpose of the position is to provide technical and experimental support for ongoing research projects in the Molecular and Cell Biology laboratory supporting Dr. Gerald Shadel. The focus of this role will be of mitochondria and mtDNA in diseases, aging and the immune system. The position requires prior laboratory experience and proficient technical skills in molecular and cellular biology, genetics and biochemistry to assist in the execution of specific assays and design and troubleshooting of new experiments and protocols.
Routine specific activities in the position will include mammalian cell culture and transfections for gene knockdown/overexpression; isolation of proteins and nucleic acids from cells and tissues for western blot, quantitative PCR and RNAseq analysis; fluorescence microscopy and other cell imaging modalities; subcellular fractionation; and various assays of mitochondrial function and stress. Incumbent must be able to interact productively with faculty, postdoctoral scholars, graduate students and other lab personnel, as well as capable of working largely independently with only minimal general supervision.
(50%) Molecular Biology Techniques
(50%) Tissue Culture
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This position will constantly be adjusting focus, grasping, hearing, keying, seeing, talking, analyzing, calculating, communicating, reading, reasoning, writing and working inside.
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