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Lab Aide

Lab Aide

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Regular Part-Time
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Laboratory Research Sciences

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At the Vasioukhin laboratory we study the mechanisms and significance of cell polarity and cell adhesion in normal mammalian development and cancer. In addition, we have a significant interest in the mechanisms responsible for initiation and progression of human prostate cancer.


Learn more about the Vasioukhin Lab:


The Vasioukhin Laboratory in the Human Biology Division is recruiting for a Lab Aide I to assist with ongoing studies up to 19 hours/week. 


The incumbent will be responsible for:

  • DNA extraction
  • PCR amplification
  • Gel analysis
  • Interpretation of results



  • A high school diploma or GED is required as well as the completion of college-level introductory Biology and Chemistry courses.
  • Applicants should have basic scientific skills, preferably be majoring in biology or chemistry and have an interest in research. 


  • Washington state work-study eligible students, in which you must be a Washington state resident and currently enrolled in an academic institution that is partnered with the work-study program. 
  • Experience in a laboratory is preferred but not necessary. 


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