Research Technician, Human Vaccine Institute
Perform assays assessing virus-specific immune responses against cytomegalovirus and HIV and their role in preventing of mother to child virus transmission.
Process and isolate mononuclear cells from human and nonhuman primate blood and other tissues and conduct subsequent steps involved in the phenotypic evaluation of cells by flow cytometry, including cellular staining techniques and data acquisition, analysis, and maintenance
Perform ordering responsibilities for the laboratory, including taking inventory, restocking, submitting orders, managing samples, and coordinating with other lab members regarding their specific assay needs
Perform cell culture, virus, and reagent preparation for immunologic and virologic assays
Perform antibody binding and neutralization assays for various laboratory projects
Perform other laboratory or data management duties, including laboratory maintenance tasks, as requested by the Principal Investigator or senior lab staff
Education, Skills, & Experience
Bachelor’s degree in biology or a related field Laboratory experience is helpful
- Must be detail-oriented, well organized and approach procedures with critical thinking of the technical aspects with strong communication skills and ability to work in an interactive team environment.
Duke Entity MEDICAL CENTER
Job Family Level 08
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
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Work requires a bachelor's degree in botany, biology, zoology or other science related scientific field.
None required above education/training requirement.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE