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A research technician position is available in the laboratory of Alice Telesnitsky in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. The Telesnitsky laboratory explores the molecular genetics of the retrovirus HIV-1, and a qualified individual is sought to assist in day-to-day maintenance of the lab as well as in research projects involving the use of high-throughput analysis to investigate viral gene expression.
Performing general laboratory maintenance
Replenishing laboratory stocks
Maintaining and manipulating cell lines
Harvesting and concentrating virus
Isolating RNA and genomic DNA and downstream analysis thereof (cDNA library preparation, preparing samples for sequencing)
Performing flow cytometry analysis of cells
Other experimental procedures related to research project
Senior: Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years experience required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted, including relevant undergraduate and graduate student experience.
Intermediate: HS Diploma or Associates Degree and 1-3 years of experience required. Bachelor's Degree preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted, including relevant undergraduate and graduate student experience.
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