The suitable candidate will conduct research under PI's supervision in the "Tumor Microenvironment and Metastasis" lab. Responsibilities include participation in the design, implementation and evaluation of research projects; to define and solve scientific problems; carry out laboratory experiments; develop experimental procedures; collect and analyze data; and prepare manuscripts for publication.
About the Department
The Hormel Institute, a biomedical research center of the University of Minnesota, was established in 1942 and has an excellent reputation and long history for producing world-class medical research. The Institute’s research success has resulted in a second major expansion of its research facilities and includes an additional new state-of-the-art laboratory building that opened in January 2016. The Hormel Institute offers its research scientists complete access to state-of-the- art cutting edge equipment that includes a cryo-electron microscope (Titan Krios and Tecnai G2 Spirit Biotwin); FACS cell sorter; confocal microscopy; flow cytometry; protein crystallography robotics and defraction system; nano-HPLC-AB SCIEX triple TOF 5600 mass spectrometry; Leica tissue processor, embedder and microtome; real-time PCR instrumentation; a Blue Gene/L and 3 racks of Linux GPU supercomputers for computational biology and bioinformatics; spectrophotometers; and Western blot imagers.
* WE ARE LOCATED IN AUSTIN, MN - APPROXIMATELY 100 MILES SOUTH OF MINNEAPOLIS *
Required: M.D. or Ph.D. (or equivalent). Creative and motivated. Experience with: cell culture, protein and DNA techniques, cell biology and DNA cloning, and mouse in vivo study techniques.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.