Date Posted: Jan 17, 2018
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Essential Functions: Coordinate with tumor bank and Collect tumors and transplant into mice to generate patient’s derived xenograft; Write an IRB-protocol and animal protocol; Performs basic histologic techniques on formalin-fixed tumor specimens, including immunohistochemistry and tissue microarray preparation; Performs analysis of immunohistochemistry slides using image analysis equipment and software; Plans and executes laboratory experiments demonstrating initiative and imagination. Analyzes experimental results and collaborates with supervisor demonstrating superior technical skill. Operates and maintains laboratory equipment and demonstrates appropriate use of equipment to other laboratory personnel; Monitors and maintains supply inventory so that workflow is not negatively affected; Collaborate with supervisor and research support staff in writing of research papers and grant application; Assists and oversees laboratory operations in the absence of the supervisor, and if needed, supervises personnel at equal or lower levels of responsibility; Participates in general laboratory activity; Develops and reviews techniques to enhance laboratory operations and assists lab personnel in implementation of new technology; Additional functions may include purification of protein, DNA and RNA from cell lines and tissues, along with western blotting, Northern, real-time quantitative PCR, DNA sequencing, standard tissue culture techniques, sterile technique and transfections.
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