A Research Technician position is available in the lab of Dr. Bruno Di Stefano (Assistant Professor, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Center & the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology) at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. The Di Stefano lab seeks to understand the post-transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms that govern stem cell potency and cell fate decisions. The ultimate goal is to utilize these mechanistic insights to develop new strategies to treat cancer and other complex diseases. This position's primary role will be carrying out studies involving mice, cell culture, and molecular biology. The technician will be working independently and together with the Principal Investigator and postdoctoral associates. The technician should have the ability to interpret and analyze the data.
Prepares and conducts laboratory research experiments.
Collects, compiles, and analyzes data.
Collects and organizes data in lab notebook and electronically.
Orders, maintains supplies, cleans, and maintains equipment.
Conducts literature searches and summarizes information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
Selects, evaluates, and applies techniques used in routine research (cell culture, FACS, molecular biology, mouse work).
Orders laboratory supplies and equipment.
Works independently and together with the Principal Investigator and postdoctoral associates.
Interprets and analyzes the data.
Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
No experience required.
Be detail-oriented, self-motivated, a fast learner, excellent time management, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.
Be honest, considerate, and reliable.
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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