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Rockefeller University Research Assistant in New York, New York

Job: IRC28037

Description

Job Title Research Assistant

Laboratory / Department Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Department Description

Research in the laboratory of molecular biology aims to identify the genes, circuits, cells, macromolecular assemblies and individual molecules that contribute to the function and dysfunction of the mammalian brain. Scientists in the laboratory of molecular biology have developed a suite of novel approaches based on the manipulation of bacterial artificial chromosomes (BACs) to investigate the histological and functional complexities of the mammalian brain in vivo and to understand how these mechanisms become dysfunctional in disease.

Detailed Description

The goal of this project is to identify novel strategies to delay onset and/or slow progression of Alzheimer's disease. The Research Assistant will be responsible for the preparation of human brain samples for next generation sequencing, subcellular fractionation, isolation of cell components with antibodies or DNA probes (via FACs), RNA extraction, cDNA preparation, PCR, gel electrophoresis and library preparation.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in science required. Previous experience with RNA isolation and in situ hybridization is a plus. Must have strong computer skills and familiarity with NCBI database tools. Excellent organization, strong verbal and written communication skills, and accurate record keeping are a must. Familiarity with established profiling assays such as ATAC-Seq, bisulfite-Seq and Ox-bisulfite-Seq to elucidate the epigenetic properties of the DNA is a plus.

Additional Details

This job requires that employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Rockefeller University provides reasonable accommodations where legally required including accommodations for medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs.

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

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