Investigate mechanisms of gut microbiota and endogenous metabolites in inflammation and colon cancer.
Study the role of gut microbial manipulation in enteric and therapeutic response in cellular and animal models.
Perform standard scientific techniques including cell culture and in vivo mouse procedures.
Perform detailed inflammatory profiling of cells/tissues.
Ability to conduct bioinformatic analysis.
Ensure the validity and reliability of data at all times.
Help write up findings for submission to refereed journals.
Collaborates on development of new research projects with academic and community-based organizations.
May present work at scientific meetings.
Performs other related work as needed.
Ph.D. in the biological sciences.
Candidates with expertise in in microbiology and cancer studies with independent research.
Demonstrated expertise in molecular, cellular, microbiological, and biochemical techniques preferred.
Experience with cell culture, immunoassays, molecular biology, animal models, and bioinformatic analysis of enteric microbiome is desirable.
Experience in metabolomics is a plus.
Previous experience in in vitro cell culture test compound evaluations, in vivo mouse experiments with techniques including flow cytometry, real-time PCR, western blot, ELISA, immunohistochemistry, mouse oral gavage, animal anatomy, and/or enteric microbiome culture and analysis.
The ability to work as part of a team and to be open minded and cooperative.
The ability to apply new concepts and have a creative approach to problem solving. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
The ability to organize your own work with minimal supervision and prioritize in response to deadlines.
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