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Research Technical Assistant

Posting Expiry

 

The Hakem Lab is seeking to fill a full-time position for a Research Technical Assistant to perform experiments within the field of Molecular and Cellular Biology. Our research program is focused on understanding cancer mechanisms and identification of novel therapies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform molecular biology analysis including PCR, RT-PCR, and DNA cloning
  • Perform Western blotting, immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence.
  • Cell culture and transduction with shRNA and Crispr gRNA lentiviruses.
  • Genotype and manage our mouse colony.
  • Maintain records of experimental data.
  • General lab management.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A BSc degree in Biology or Biochemistry is required.
  • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment.
  • Self-motivated.

Interested applicants should submit their CV, names of three referees and a statement of research interest to Dr. Hakem (rhakem@uhnres.utoronto.ca)