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The Koch Lab studies how maternal-derived factors regulate neonatal immunity and promote health. The individual hired for this position is responsible for running supervised experiments in our immunology laboratory, in support of projects being coordinated and run by senior staff. Specific activities include murine handling and colony management, bacterial isolation and culture, DNA extraction, PCR and sequencing, flow cytometry, ELISA, tissue culture and overall lab management. Training specific to all tasks is provided. The work to be performed requires a Bachelor’s degree in molecular/cellular biology or a related biosciences area.
The Research Technician works under the direction of the Principal Investigator and higher-level laboratory personnel, and uses limited discretion and judgment in carrying out experiments according to academic and laboratory experience and skills.
Please submit your CV, cover letter and provide at least two references that can speak to your research abilities.