Research Assistant

Updated: 7 months ago
Location: Detroit, MICHIGAN
Job Type: FullTime

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Position Title
Research Assistant  
Number of Vacancies
06 - School of Medicine  
Primary Department
Essential Functions (Job Duties)
Basic laboratory research into the genetic etiology of childhood leukemia and the role of genetic-environmental interactions and leukemogenesis.
Perform a range of laboratory experiments including tissue culture, electorphoresis, PCR, nucleic acid isolation, Western blotting, subcloning, biochemical assays, etc.
Implement experiments, perform data analysis, and maintain a detailed record of experimental protocols and results.
Teach/advise junior laboratory staff in research methods.
Other duties as assigned.
Unique Duties
Bachelor's degree required in Biology, chemistry or related field with experience in molecular biology methods.
Strong communication skills and the ability to work both independently and in an interdisciplinary setting.
Preferred Qualifications
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Job Category
Research Assistants/Associates  

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