Full time research lab assistant position available for motivated recent or soon to be graduate interested in obtaining training in basic/translational research. The technician will be involved in projects understanding how cellular signaling, metabolic pathways, and immune system crosstalk in cancer cells and how this knowledge can be utilized for improvements in cancer therapy. Approaches utilized in the lab, which if necessary the technician will be provided training for, will include but are not limited to basic cell culture, immunofluorescence, western blot analysis, DNA cloning, gene knockout, protein purification, flow cytometry and other molecular biology, cell biology, and biochemistry techniques. The position will also involve general support work in the laboratory. An important component of the position will be career development. The technician will be provided substantial mentorship as well as the opportunity to obtain authorship on manuscripts and present their work at national meetings, which will be subsidized by the laboratory. The technician will also be provided opportunities to be involved in clinical and translational research currently anticipated in the lab with clinician scientists. The position would be ideal for a candidate interested in a gap year(s) experience prior to application to medical or graduate school. A description of the lab is provided at: https://sites.google.com/view/skanglab/. Interested applicants should submit a CV and names and contacts for 2 references to Dr. Kang via email.
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