The Research Technician II will support and perform research studies in the Texas Children's Cancer Center Histiocytosis and Lymphoma Program Lab. Projects include basic and translational studies to understand mechanisms of pathogenesis and test novel therapeutic strategies for Histiocytic Disorders and Lymphoma with the goal of ultimately improving outcomes for patients. Research techniques will focus on molecular biology (e.g. tissue processing, nucleic acid extraction, tissue culture, PCR, flow cytometry, mouse colony maintenance) and immunology with experimental systems as well as primary human and mouse tissues. The Research Technician II will work with senior scientists to analyze results and prepare reports. Research Technician II may also contribute to publications and presentations.Job Duties
- Prepares and conducts laboratory experiments:
- A range of basic and translational research techniques will include processing of human and mouse tissues, maintenance of tissue culture, maintenance of mouse colonies, extraction and preparation of nucleic acids and proteins, flow cytometry and PCR.
- Documents result of experiments; collects, compiles and analyzes data; conducts literature searches:
- Maintains lab notebooks (physical and/or digital), contributes to database maintenance, prepares reports, supports development of presentations and publications.
- Orders laboratory supplies and equipment.
- Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.
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