The Research Assistant will have the primary responsibility for leading ongoing projects associated to the regulation of autophagy by genetic and pharmacological approaches. Specifically, the Research Assistant will be managing the daily operations of the project and for conducting, and analyzing research experiments to investigate how autophagy plays a role in the biology of aging using the nematode C. elegans. The Research Assistant oversee translational research aspects of the project and identify collaborations to accelerate discoveries.
Bachelorâ™s degree in Biology or Biochemistry with 1-2 years experience in research or lab management.
Strong skills in management and process improvement
Understanding of pharmaceutical industry drug development
Competence in required laboratory techniques
Excellent organizational/record-keeping skills
Excellent hand/eye coordination
Excellent interpersonal skills
Collaborative work style and strong team player
Competence with computer programs such as FileMaker, Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
Excellent quantitative skills
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Research Assistant-Lapierre Lab
Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry
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