(70%) Responsible for independently conducting experiments using in vitro techniques or with small animal models to support investigations into retinoblastoma tumorigenesis. Discuss and suggest possible experimental approaches with supervisor. Detailed documentation of procedures and experimental data is expected to ensure compliance with necessary record keeping.
(20%) Analyze, compile, and summarize data for review and presentation. Writes summary reports on results of work and discusses results and subsequent investigations with supervisor. Participate in publication and presentation of results as participating coauthor.
(10%) Independently review project relevant scientific literature. Assist with writing technical reports and procedures.
Required Qualifications (must be mentioned on application/resume):
*Must be willing and able to handle mice, human blood and lentiviral transduction of human cells.
PhD degree or equivalent is required in biochemistry, molecular biology, or cell biology. In vitro experience in cell signaling study, cell biological experiments, and protein-protein interaction study and experience working with mouse is preferred. Candidate must have the ability to work independently (design, perform, and interpret experiments), have excellent communication skills, write summary reports, and work as a highly motivated team member.
Preference will be given to applicants with a demonstrated expertise in developing scientific protocols, scientific writing, and excellent letters of reference.
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