LAB TECH, POST-DOC or LAB MANAGER POSITION

Posted on January 18,

LABS OF HITOMI SAKANO, MD, PhD and LYNNE MAQUAT, PhD
Center for RNA Biology
Departments of Biochemistry & Biophysics, Oncology, and Pediatrics, and of Otolaryngology
School of Medicine and Dentistry 

There is a full-time laboratory technician, post-doc or lab manager position available now in the Sakano and Maquat Labs to assist in day-to-day operations and perform experiments to study fragile X syndrome, the most common single-gene cause of intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder.  

Responsibilities consist of overall lab maintenance, including ordering reagents and supplies; molecular biology experiments, including working with mice, mammalian cell culture, and analyses of proteins by western blotting and RNAs by RT-qPCR; and record keeping. Organizational skills are critical. Prior laboratory experience is optimal. Requirements for lab tech: BA/BS in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering or a related field; Requirements for post-doc or lab manager: PhD in one of the fields specified above.  

Please send Resume, including courses taken and grades obtained, and a cover letter with the names and contact information of three references to:

Elizabeth (Liz) Leverenz at  [email protected] in c/o Dr. Lynne Maquat, Director, Center for RNA Biology; Professor, Depts. of Biochemistry & Biophysics, Oncology, and Pediatrics; University of Rochester School of Medicine.

Maquat Lab: https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/labs/Maquat-Lab/
Center for RNA Biology: http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/rna-biology/

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