Posted in Other 11 days ago.
Type: Full Time
BSD PPS - Executive Administrator
About the Department
The Nelson laboratory is NIH funded to examine the role of extracellular vesicles as nanodelivery agents in the resolution of human disease in three cellular contexts: * The control of pathogen killing in innate immunity * The resolution of disorders of bone formation including osteoporosis * The neutralization of infection decoy targets for SARS-CoV-2 virus in the lung. Our strategy is to deploy live cell fluorescent video microcopy at the vesicle to single cell level to examine underlying disease mechanisms. Underlying this strategy are single vesicle isolation techniques using assymetric flow fractionation, SPR-mediated vesicle receptor interaction studies, manufacture of cell lines expressing fluorescently labeled target proteins, single ion channel protein imaging, and vesicle capture and perfusion using a unique microfluidic platform.
The job performs routine assignments related to scientific research projects. Ensures compliance of research activities with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandate. Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures. Writes articles, reports, and manuscripts. Assists in drafting presentations on research findings.
- Performs basic molecular biology techniques including protein, RNA, and DNA preparations, Western blotting, RT-PCR, PCR, and cloning.
- Maintains technical and administrative support for a research project.
- Analyzes and maintains data and/or specimens. Conducts literature reviews. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents.
- Installs, sets up and performs experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator.
- Performs other related work as needed.
Education:Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.
Work Experience:Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2 years of work experience in a related job discipline.
- PhD degree in a field of study relevant to the research being conducted
- Extensive training and experience in molecular biology, tissue culture, and fluorescence microscopy
- Demonstrated publication record
- Ability to present research findings at meetings and/or conference
- Ensures compliance of research activities with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies
- Experience in CRISPER-Cas editing desirable
- Advanced knowledge in relevant scientific field
- Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures
- Ability to work independently in an organized, detailed manner and as part of a collaborative team
- Laboratory environment
- Standard office environment
- CV (required)
- Cover Letter (required)
- Contact Information for three reference (required)
When applying, the document(s) MUSTbe uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Resume/CV of the application.
Scheduled Weekly Hours
Drug Test Required
Health Screen Required
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