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As a Research Technician in the Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program (HOPP) under direct Principal Investigator supervision you will assist investigators in research activities, carry out assigned laboratory duties according to standard procedures, and provide support to all technical staff, graduate students and postdocs.
Prepares routinely used reagents, stains, immunological assays, casting electrophoresis gels, isolating and purifying substances, and making analytical measurements
Maintenance of Mouse Colony: Responsible for animal health checks, shipments, transfers, weaning, recording birth data, tail cutting, tail bleeding, and genotyping
Performs animal breeding and genotyping. Perform in vitro studies including injecting animals (tail vein injections), collecting and harvesting various tissues and fluids, performing animal autopsies, making chemical identification and analysis, retro-orbital bleeding, performing drug administration by introperitoneal injection or oral gavages
Operates equipment and instruments such as microscopes, spectrophotometers, centrifuges, pH meters, and other standard laboratory equipment
Performs simple analysis and calculations, records and writes reports and experimental findings
BA or BS in Biological or Natural Science (or other majors if >1 year experience)
At least 6 months of undergraduate research experience with some animal care and experimentation experience
Experience with animal handling, molecular biology, mammalian tissue culture, Western Blot, ELISA, PCR, etc.
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, a...nd superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.