Junior, Assistant, Associate Specialist- Narlikar Lab Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
In this position, you will be working as a member of a research team to study chromatin proteins and chromatin structure in cell culture. You will generate mammalian cell lines using CRISPR-Cas9 technology and study them using various methods of cell imaging and sorting, and other cell based assays to study chromatin organization. This position is well-suited for individuals who have experience in tissue culture and cell based assays.
• Generating and maintaining mammalian cell lines • Cell based assays: Immunostaining, cell sorting, live cell imaging, etc. • Participating in group meetings which include high-level scientific discussions and data interpretation
Required Qualifications: • B.A. or B.S. in molecular/cellular biology, biochemistry, neuroscience or related field with at least 2 additional years of research experience that includes tissue culture or MS with at least 1 year of experience in tissue culture • Experience in general cell culture maintenance, cell line construction and validation • Highly organized, ability to pay attention to detail, demonstrated record-keeping abilities • Comfort with quantitative analysis • Candidate’s must meet the required qualifications at the time of appointment. Candidate’s application materials must state qualifications (or if pending) upon submission .
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