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We are seeking a highly motivated cell/molecular biologist with strong background in protein biochemistry to carry out experiments in the Eye Research Lab focused on understanding the molecular basis of inherited retinal disorders and development of animal models for translational research in ophthalmology. Prior experience working with cell/tissue cultures, small animals handling, and protein assays are preferred. Primary tasks will include all standard molecular and cellular biological techniques, such as PCR, qRT-PCR, Western blot, fixed tissues sectioning, immunohistochemistry, and maintaining of cell cultures. Attention to detail and desire to obtain quality results are essential, as are good written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s optional) in Molecular Sciences or related fields of Biochemistry, Genetics or Cell Biology, and experience in the laboratory settings are required; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior experience with cell cultures, small animals handling, and protein biochemistry are preferred. Familiarity with standard molecular techniques and basic computer programs are expected
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