Research Assistant – Virus-host interactions
This research assistant position is in the lab of Dr. Holly Ramage at Thomas Jefferson University. The Ramage lab studies virus-host interactions with the goal of identifying mechanisms that influence infection with emerging viral pathogens. The ideal candidate will carry out experiments as part of our team of researchers to investigate these mechanisms, analyze experimental results and collaborate effectively with other lab members.
· The position is 50% research and 50% laboratory support. Management duties will include preparation of common lab solutions and reagents and ordering lab supplies.
· Must be willing to learn a variety of complex, analytical and technical laboratory techniques, following established methods and procedures, as well as developing new assays, as needed.
· Research requires mastering techniques from molecular biology including, cloning, RNA purification and qRT-PCR. Additionally, we rely heavily on cell culture techniques, including performing and assessing viral infections.
· B.S. or B.A. in biology or a related field.
· Excellent communication and computer skills.
· Prefer at least 6 months of experience in hands-on laboratory work. Experience in molecular biology, virology or animal work is a plus.
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