Columbia University's Department of Pathology and Cell Biology invites applications for a Technician B. This individual would help to perform various experiments for studying motor neuron and ALS biology including stem cell and iPSC differentiations, Lentivirus production, and CRISPR-based screens.
Cell Culture including mouse and human ESCs, MNs, Hek293 and lentivirus production (40%)
Tissue processing, Immunostaining, imaging (30%)
Processing images and other data (20%)
Genotyping mice and CRISPR lines by PCR(10%)
Keeping inventory and ordering supplies needed for experiments
Keeping detailed digital records of all experiments
Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology or physics or related science or equivalent in education, training and experience.
Experience with data analysis programs such as R, Matlab etc.
Strong communication and organizational skills.
Ability to learn and adapt to new techniques.
Experience with basic cell culture and molecular biology.
Experience with Lentivirus production techniques.
Experience with basic microscopy.
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 507901
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