1. To drive a research project (collect, analyze and interpret data, and present data at group meetings) concerning the development of antagonists of protein misfolding in various neurodegenerative disorders.
2. To help in the general running of the lab, including: ordering, receiving items, and maintaining lab organization.
This is an ideal position for a recent graduate in Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biology, Cell Biology, Genetics, Chemistry or related area looking to do 1-2 years of research and gain experience prior to going to med school or grad school.
For more details see: http://www.med.upenn.edu/shorterlab/index.html
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