Molecular Biology Research Specialist
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In a molecular biology laboratory, assist in design and performance of experiments of molecular biology, protein chemistry and immunohistochemistry. Experiments include solution preparation, DNA extraction, protein preparation, protein detection and immunohistology. Tissue culture work using basic sterile techniques. Record and analyze experiment data. Present data analysis in laboratory meetings. Organize the lab, purchase lab supplies, prepare reagents. Maintain colonies.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Biology or related field and 0 to 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. 1 to 2 years of experience are strongly preferred. Familiarity with basic sterile techniques for mammalian tissue culture preferred. Excellent organizational and communication skills required.
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