The Fairbrother Laboratory uses a combination of computational biology and high throughput genomics techniques to identify functional elements in the genome. The Laboratory seeks to understand recognition events important in gene expression (i.e transcription and RNA splicing).
This position provides essential laboratory operational support and is required for efficient operation of Dr. Fairbrother's lab during the peak season of incoming Brown undergraduate researchers. This position will assist with washing dishes, ordering supplies, catalog stocks and reagents, and perform basic molecular biology tasks.
Education and Experience
Required: High school diploma
Excellent interpersonal skills
Interest in RNA biology and human health.
Connection with Washington University a plus but not required.
Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive campus community.
Background and education check required.
Recruiting Start Date:2022-04-04-07:00
Job Posting Title:Lab Assistant
Department:Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry
Worker Sub-Type:Seasonal/Intermittent (Fixed Term) (Seasonal)
Time Type:Part time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:30
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