Part-time, Volunteer, Research, Pediatrics

November 14, 2019

Position Description
The Department of Pediatrics at Columbia University is seeking a  student to volunteer in the laboratory of Dr. Dorrello. The individual will join a diverse group studying multiple aspects of lung regeneration with human/mice stem cell therapies in a small animal model. Dr. Dorrello’s lab is currently working to define the optimal strategies to selectively removing defective lung epithelial cells and supporting the proliferation and differentiation of lung progenitors towards healthy epithelium and ultimately lung repair in small animal models.

Responsibilities include: 

  • performing routine molecular biology techniques, such as immuno-staining and relative imaging/data analysis, functional assays, in vivo rodent experiments, harvesting and processing of tissues from rodents, and cell culture

Position Requirements

  • Pursuing a degree in chemistry, biology, engineering or related science 
  • Solid knowledge of molecular biology and cell culture
  • Skills in animal studies 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with research personnel and/or veterinary staff 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to work both individually and in groups 

Time Commitment 
Part-time, 10 - 16 hours a week, with at least two days in a row. 

Please email your CV, including the names and contact information of three references, and a brief description of your research experience to Dr. Dorello