• Lab Aide, Pancreas Cancer Research

    Job ID
    Regular Part-Time
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Laboratory Research Sciences
  • Overview

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    The Hingorani Laboratory investigates molecular and cellular mechanisms of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDA), or more commonly, pancreas cancer, pathogenesis. We seek a part-time Lab Aide with an interest in cancer research and molecular biology to work 12-19 hours per week. Work schedules are flexible but require a minimum of 2 days per week (up to 4 days) and at least 3 hours per shift. The position is work-study eligible but this is not required. 


    Duties include, but are not limited to, general lab and equipment maintenance, DNA extraction, PCR amplification, gel analysis, interpretation of results, data management, inventory of supplies and experimental materials, preparation of reagents, data coordination and assisting technical staff. With interest and experience in our laboratory, may assist with experimental setup, mouse colony, histopathology or other areas.


    • High School graduate or equivalent.
    • Completion of at least one year of college coursework, including biology and chemistry.
    • Additional biochemistry, genetics and engineering coursework or lab experience is strongly preferred, but not required.
    • The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, reliable and able to work independently.
    • Experience handling mice is highly desired. 

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