Medical Research Specialists

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Medical Research SpecialistsMedicine - Administration

Location: New Orleans, LA


The Medical Research Specialist for the School of Medicine, Department of Medicine is responsible for conducting highly specialized Molecular Biology Associated miRNA research, which includes, but not limited to the following laboratory functions and techniques: Primer and TaqMan probe design, Real-Time RT-PCR assay for aptamer, microRNA, siRNA and antisense oligonucleotides, MicroRNA target validation in mammalian cell lines,  Primers design,  vector  construction and  luciferase  assay and MicroRNA, siRNA profiling with Real-Time  RT-PCR and Fluorescence  in situ hybridization(FISH) for microRNAs. The Medical Research Specialist also conducts research analysis and prepares reports; maintains experimental records; orders and keeps track of laboratory specimens, supplies and inventory; and supervises assigned laboratory personnel.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and 3 years related research experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in biological science
  • Experience with pharmacologic assays using first order kinetics
  • Techniques to isolate and purify microvescles




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Posted: 2/16/2021
Application Due: 4/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time