The Rockefeller University seeks a Research Assistant to join Laboratory of Molecular Biology. The goal of this project is to identify novel strategies to delay onset and/or slow progression of Alzheimer's disease. The Research Assistant will be responsible for the preparation of human brain samples for next generation sequencing, subcellular fractionation, isolation of cell components with antibodies or DNA probes (via FACs), RNA extraction, cDNA preparation, PCR, gel electrophoresis and library preparation.
Bachelor's degree in science required. Previous experience with RNA isolation and in situ hybridization is a plus. Must have strong computer skills and familiarity with NCBI database tools. Excellent organization, strong verbal and written communication skills, and accurate record keeping are a must. Familiarity with established profiling assays such as ATAC-Seq, bisulfite-Seq and Ox-bisulfite-Seq to elucidate the epigenetic properties of the DNA is a plus.
We offer an excellent benefits package, tuition reimbursement and a competitive salary. The Rockefeller University is located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, on a 15-acre campus, along the East River (www.rockefeller.edu/views.php).
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.
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The Rockefeller University is a world-renowned center for research and graduate education in the biomedical sciences, chemistry, bioinformatics and physics. The university's 72 laboratories conduct both clinical and basic research and study a diverse range of biological and biomedical problems with the mission of improving the understanding of life for the benefit of humanity.