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Lab Aide

Lab Aide

Job ID 
10688
Type 
Regular Part-Time
Company 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Category 
Laboratory Research Sciences

More information about this job

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

 

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: http://research.fhcrc.org/vasioukhin/en.html

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

Required:

  • 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. 

Preferred:

  • 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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