Laboratory Technician I

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Company :
Baylor College of Medicine

Location :
Houston, Texas

Expiry Date :
Tue, 06 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Estimated: $28,000 – $36,000 a year3 hours ago Qualifications – Laboratory experience – Mammalian cell culture – Molecular biology – Biochemistry – Bachelor’s degree – High school diploma or GED Full Job Description Summary Baylor College of Medicine and is part of the world-renowned Texas Medical Center located in Houston, Texas, which offers a highly interactive environment and a strong infrastructure for research and career development. We are seeking highly skilled and motivated scientists with expertise in cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, genomics, and/or mouse genetics to join the laboratory of Dr. Diana Monsivais, leading an endometrial biology group in the Department of Pathology & Immunology and member of the Center for Drug Discovery at Baylor College of Medicine. Using genetically engineered mouse models, primary human tissues, 3-dimensional organoids, and high resolution microscopy, our group aims to uncover the biological mechanisms that underpin endometrial regeneration. Our central vision is to improve the therapeutic options for women with endometrial-related diseases such as infertility, endometriosis and endometrial cancer by developing a multidisciplinary team. The team, led by scientists with reproductive, genetics, biochemistry and drug discovery experience in academia and the pharmaceutical/biotech industry, is looking to recruit a highly motivated, skilled and team-oriented research assistant. Job Duties Participate in early stage drug discovery in collaboration with scientists within the academic community, with a goal of bringing new treatments to patients with unmet medical needs. Contribute to multidisciplinary lead-finding project teams by engaging in the following state-of-the art activities: production, purification, and/or testing of recombinant proteins; screening of DNA-encoded chemical libraries; evaluation of compounds for efficacy in vitro (biochemical and cell-based assays) and in vivo; validation of targets using mouse genetics; and/or generation of DNA vectors. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED. One year of relevant experience. Preferred Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in biology, molecular biology, genetics, or a related discipline.