Handling of laboratory mice, genotyping and tracking of mouse colonies
Molecular cloning by PCR, DNA recombination and CRISPR methods for generating genetically modified mice
Ordering equipment and supplies, re-stocking common reagents and solutions, general lab organization and maintaining lab databases
Other experimental settings may include iPSC cell culture, flow cytometry and cell sorting, tissue preparation/sectioning/immunofluorescent staining and standard microbiology and biochemical techniques such as RNA and DNA extraction and Western Blotting
B.S. in Biology or Biomedical Sciences (or equivalent)
Highly motivated and responsible
Highly organized, able to multi-task, take initiative, start and complete projects
2 years of relevant work experience in research lab
Excellent knowledge of molecular biology and cell biology
Ability to work independently
Experience with handling mice, PCR and molecular cloning
Experience in mammalian cell culture a plus
Experience with immunostaining and flow cytometry a plus
Full-time, with a minimum commitment of 2 years.
To apply, please email a cover letter explaining relevant research experience, your specific interest in this position, and statement of at least two year commitment. Please also send a detailed CV (list all laboratory skills previously acquired) and names and contact information of three references. These documents should be emailed to Dr. Catherine Pei-ju Lu.