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Job Summary We are looking for highly motivated individuals to assist with projects at The Allen Discovery Center for Cell Lineage Tracing at Caltech. The ideal applicant should be skilled in general molecular biology and cell culture techniques. The candidate must be hard-working, organized, and motivated to learn.
Job Duties - Molecular biology, including PCR, DNA cloning, and plasmid preparation. - Cell culture including general cell culture maintenance and cell line construction and verification. - Fluorescence microscopy including live cell and fixed cell imaging. - Flow cytometry. - Other duties as assigned.
Basic Qualifications - BS in Biology or related field. - Biology research lab experience. - Ability to record, interpret and report results with clarity. - Ability to multitask. - Hands on experience with basic molecular biology techniques, including PCR and restriction enzyme cloning. - Must possess a high level of initiative and the ability to work with minimal supervision. - Excellent communication skills. - Motivation to learn and desire to read primary scientific literature.
Preferred Qualifications - Hands on experience with mammalian tissue culture. - Computer programming experience (matlab or python preferred). - Fluorescence microscopy experience. - Data analysis experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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