Currently seeking a talented Research Technician to join the newly established Center for Advanced Innate Cell Therapy within the Texas Children's Hospital Cancer Center. This technician will work as part of a highly talented team of immunologists and synthetic biologists to help develop new treatments for multiple pediatric cancers using cutting-edge technology. The lab will provide a supportive yet stimulating environment with opportunity for professional growth. The lab focuses on research in cancer immunology and immunotherapy by performing a variety of techniques that includes molecular biology, genetics, synthetic biology and next-generation sequencing.
Assists with molecular biology experiments and general lab organization.
Applies molecular biology techniques such as PCR, qPCR, cloning, isothermal assembly, Golden Gate assembly gel electrophoresis to create constructs to be tested for cancer immunotherapy.
Helps order reagents needed for experiments as well as maintains lab stocks and organizes it.
Maintains online laboratory notebook, helps organize bench space, prepares stock reagents and participates in weekly lab meetings.
Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
No experience required.
One year of relevant molecular biology.
Experience with cloning (restriction enzyme, isothermal, Golden Gate), PCR, qPCR, gel electrophoresis, NGS library prep, cell culture
Be highly motivated and ambitious, organized and anticipate problems, eager to take ownership of projects, and willing to work with collaborators in a team.
Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.
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