The Boyle lab is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our human genetics lab (boylelab.org). This is a full-time position where the candidate will work alongside senior lab members to perform and analyze molecular biology experiments in relation to regulatory and repetitive regions within the human genome. The candidate's primary responsibilities will be to assist in single cell sequencing experiments and creation of stable human cell lines via transduction.
Perform a variety of molecular biology techniques including, but not limited to, plasmid and cell DNA extractions, cloning, PCR, qPCR, and long-read sequencing.
Maintain human cell lines.
Prepare and perform flow cytometry experiments using the on-campus Flow Cytometry Core.
Update sample databases.
Assist the lab manager with lab maintenance and cleaning.
Responsibilities may evolve to match changing needs and priorities.
H.S. diploma or Associate degree or equivalent in biological sciences i.e. biology, cell biology, ecology.
1-3 years experience with molecular biology techniques, including DNA extractions, cell culture, PCR, sterile technique, etc.
Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel).
Strong communication and organization skills.
Willing to learn new techniques.
Ability to work independently and in a team.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in biological sciences.
Experience with flow cytometry.
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