The Senior Research Technician will provide support to our research program, in strong collaboration with our postdoctoral fellows and other staff members, and a focus on the following tasks:
Establish and managelarge collections of patient-derived organoids, including:
tissue-culture work for the generation and expansion of organoid lines
curation of digital inventories and standard procedures
characterization of organoid lines using histological, molecular and Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) approaches
storage and distribution of organoid lines for internal use and external collaborations
training of new laboratory members and external collaborators
Manage key laboratory resources, including instruments, reagents and consumables, in coordination with research and administrative staff
Support our research staff in the execution, analysis, and interpretation of experiments
Assist our research staff in experiments involving animal models of cancer, including handling animals, injecting substances and collections of tissues, according to institutional guidelines and registered protocols
Effectively communicate with our research and administrative staff during day-to-day operations, with a keen eye for unexpected findings. Actively participate in weekly lab meetings by presenting and discussing research activities. Report to the Principal Investigator about key tasks and overall goal.
Bachelor's in Biology or closely related major with 3+ years related experience, or Master's with at least 1 year of related experience.
Strong background in tissue-culture and basic molecular biology techniques ( e.g ., qPCR, Western Blot, histology)
Track record in accurate laboratory reporting and management of laboratory resources
Track record as member of highly collaborative, multidisciplinary and multicultural teams
Experience with animal work and stem cell or organoid cultures is desirable, though not essential.
Internal Number: 2020-46477
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