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The Research Specialist C is sought to be involved in investigating of the role of the inflammatory myeloid cells in the tumor microenvironment and the cellular and molecular mechanisms by which tumor modulate their immune functions in cancer patients and tumor-bearing mice. The Research Specialist C will be involved in all aspects of the individual projects. He/She is expected to conceive, participate in and perform experiments, data analysis, as well as independently manages the day-to-day operations of the lab in collaboration with Principal Investigator. Other duties include maintaining cell lines, primary cell culturing, performing flow staining, working with mouse models (i.v, i.p, s.c injection, tissue harvesting. In addition to the aforementioned responsibilities will be involved in more complex experiments including ELISA, DNA and RNA isolation, Multiplex (Luminex), evaluating tumoricidal activity of tumor-associated myeloid cells, time lapse microscopy, acquisition and analysis flow cytometry. Candidate should be proficient in independent paper writing. This position has the potential for significant independent research activity.
A Bachelor’s Degree and 3 to 5 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. Applicants should have good writing and communication skills. Must be able to work as part of a team but also function with a high level of independence.
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