The Research Associate supports molecular and cellular biology work at the Cancer Early Detection Advanced Research Center (CEDAR). Major projects will involve interrogation of biological specimen using methods in cellular biology, including fluorescence microscopy, molecular biology, and biochemistry. The candidate will contribute to the scientific direction and planning for projects within CEDAR. Major roles for the candidate will involve providing support in cellular and molecular biology experiments, assisting in experimental design, training of scientists, and organizing samples, datasets and studies. As needed and depending on experience, the candidate may also contribute to method development and more advanced analytic routines including those related to single cell biology. Collect, record, organize and verify the accuracy of data; keep detailed and accurate laboratory records; tabulate data, perform calculations, prepare charts, graphs, reports and manuscripts. May use software applications to assemble, manipulate, format and/or perform statistical analysis of data.
Under the guidance of a team leader, help in the development of new biological assay technology, troubleshoot new procedures, and help verify results using analysis techniques common to biology research.
Every Knight Cancer employee is expected to embody our guiding principles:
We act BOLDLY\u2014Breakthroughs require pushing the boundaries of science, exploring new frontiers, and thinking differently.
We SUPPORT each other\u2014Respect leads to trust, which leads to excellence.
We work as a CONNECTED team \u2014 We must leverage our collective brain power to conquer cancer because no one individual can do it alone.
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