New Orleans, LA
Aug 14, 2018
This laboratory is interested in identifying the mechanisms of tumor progression and metastasis, and therapy resistance in thyroid cancer using animal model and molecular biological methods.
Evaluation of gene function and key signaling events will include the use of in vitro assays and mouse models as well as human specimens.
Perform experiments in the laboratory which will include RNA, Protein extraction, Western blotting, Exosomes isolation, microRNA studies, Q-Real Time PCR, Tissue culture, Transfections as well as carry out data analysis.
Assist in PhD student training and manuscript preparation/writing.
Ph.D. in the field of Biology or Biochemistry
Research experience needed in cell biology, cancer stem cells, DNA and RNA techniques and protein chemistry.
Experience in molecular biology skills, cell culture experience and small animal handling preferred.
Instruct and teach technicians, collaborate with other scientists of various disciplines in the Dept of Surgery
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES TYPICALLY NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY:
- Excellent ability in written and verbal communication;
- Effective judgment and troubleshooting;
- Highly motivated and committed to academic biomedical research;
- Expertise in Excel, Graph Pad Prism and other bioinformatics analysis software.
Recently obtained her/his Ph.D. in Molecular/Cell Biology (within 1-2 years)
Interested applications should be submitted formally by accessing the link: http://apply.interfolio.com/53362
Questions can be addressed to Emad Kandil, Chief, Endocrine and Oncological Surgery at [email protected]