Regional Campus: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Posting Number: 17ST2253
Job Type: Full Time
Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School is seeking a Laboratory Assistant for the Public Health Research Institute at the International Center for Public Health. The Laboratory Assistant conducts research in the field of innate immunity in viral transmission and pathogenesis under the guidance of Dr. Theresa L. Chang, Principal Investigator.
Examines the role of hormone, innate immunity, microbiome in viral transmission and pathogenesis in humans and mouse models.
Compiles and presents statistical data with appropriate conclusions and recommendations in a weekly group meeting.
Carries out assignments and helps manage the laboratory.
Home Location Campus: Newark (RBHS)
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience in molecular biology, cell biology, innate immunity and host-pathogen interaction.
Must be familiar with handling infectious agents, ELISA, multi-color FACS analysis, molecular cloning, real-time PCR analysis, and immunofluorescent microscopy.
Experience in processing primary cells from blood and tissue as well as handing mice is essential.
Must have an excellent communication and writing skills.
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