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Research Associate, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC) - Georgetown University Medical Cent

Georgetown Univerisity Washington, DC
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Research Associate, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC) - Georgetown University Medical Center







The Research Associate is an enthusiastic and committed scientist to help start a new laboratory at Georgetown University Medical Center, focusing on the epigenetics of oxidative stress and cell life and death decisions. Research in the laboratory focuses on how stress-related factors contribute to breast cancer progression and to the impact of novel cancer therapies on cardiac dysfunction. S/he plays a critical role in managing the laboratory as well as driving research progress. The position also involves day-to-day interaction with and supervision of trainees in the laboratory. Reporting directly to the PI, Dr. Nanette Bishopric, the Research Associate has duties that include but are not limited to:





+ Manages the extraction, purification, and analysis of DNA and RNA from a variety of sources including human tissues.



+ Oversees immunoblotting, immunohistochemistry and histology, and confocal microscopy.



+ Handles genetically modified mouse breeding and genotyping, as well as the imaging of live mice.



+ Manages and uses mouse models of cancer.



+ Supervises trainee processes and compliance.



+ Orders supplies, manages lab accounts, and participates in lab meetings.



+ Communicates goals constructively with colleagues, assisting with publications such as formatting documents.



+ Manages the writing and figure production for manuscripts.



+ Designs new experimental methods.









Qualifications





+ Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Biological Sciences or related field



+ 2+ years' experience in molecular biology/genetics



+ Skills in standard molecular biology techniques, including protein electrophoresis, immunoblotting, extraction, purification and analysis of DNA and RNA from a variety of sources including human tissues, PCR and QPCR, DNA Sequencing, cloning and mutagenesis, primer design, and immunohistochemistry



+ Some experience with animal models of disease



+ Ability to monitor relevant scientific literature to incorporate new technologies in the laboratory and to adapt methods from published literature



+ Ability to assist the PI with the preparation of data for scientific publications and grant proposals, and to take on individual responsibility for certain projects













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