Research Technician II - Helicobacter pylori (Temporary, Part-Time)
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location: Seattle, Washington
Internal Number: 21397
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The Salama Lab investigates bacterial and host factors that allow the human ulcer causing bacteria, Helicobacter pylori , to establish infections, cause disease, and predispose individuals to developing gastric cancer.
The Salama lab is in immediate need of a Research Technician II for a temporary, part-time position. The technician, working under the direction of the Principal Investigator, will need to be proficient in animal husbandry, H. pylori infection experiments, tissue analysis and molecular biology, DNA extractions and ddPCR assays.
2 years previous experience working in a laboratory and BA/BS in a biological science.
Must have hands-on laboratory experience (at least 2 years) with tissue analysis (including DNA/RNA extraction and immunohistochemistry) and ddPCR.
Ability to work independently and perform experiments with little supervision will be required after training.
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