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The Stamatatos Lab, within the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, focuses on developing immunization approaches to expand and guide the maturation of particular B cell lineages along specific evolutionary pathways that result in the production of protective antibodies against infectious agents. We employ a wide range of experimental approaches, including deep sequencing and bioinformatic analysis of B cell receptor repertoires, structure-based immunogen-design, immunological, molecular and cellular biology techniques, crystallography, and knock-in and transgenic animals. Our work includes the pre-clinical and clinical evaluation of candidate vaccines.
Our lab is recruiting a Research Technician with extensive expertise in Molecular Biology and FLOW Cytometry/Cell sorting, as well as experience with the construction and analysis of Next-Generation Sequencing (Illumina) libraries to participate in projects aiming to characterize the evolution of B cell responses following immunization.
The individual will work under the overall direction of the Principal Investigator and will be able to balance responsibilities. S/he will perform and lead research utilizing Molecular, Flow cytometry and immunological assays. Additionally, the candidate will perform some general lab duties.
*Salary will be commensurate with (appropriate) experience.