BSD PAT - Weber Lab
About the Department
The Department of Pathology has a long and rich history of excellence in clinical service, training, and research. Our physicians and scientists are experts in a variety of subspecialties in anatomic pathology, laboratory medicine, genomics and molecular pathology, investigational pathology, and immunology. Our diverse faculty study and diagnose patient disease and medical conditions using state-of-the-art methodologies.
Perform research focused on organoid models and epithelial cell culture. The work will emphasize 1) growth and banking of organoid models and cell lines, 2) physiological, cell biological, and disease modeling, and 3) drug testing. Ultimately, this work is expected to lead to improved understanding of multiple disease states, with a particular emphasis in gastrointestinal diseases. Participate in weekly lab meetings. There will also be times when it will be necessary to bridge collaborations with other laboratories and faculty members as well as with other research scientists at various levels of training within the home laboratory.
- Maintains technical and administrative support for a research project.
- Analyzes and maintains data and/or specimens. Conducts literature reviews. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents.
- Installs, sets up and performs experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator.
- Maintains recruiting and scheduling research subjects; assisting with developing or amending study protocols; assisting with developing data collection tools; assisting with building databases; and providing general administrative support. Has general awareness in research techniques or methods, regulatory policies and procedures, and relevant scientific field.
- Performs other related work as needed.
Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.---
Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through ---
- Bachelor's degree in a Biological Science.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
- Demonstrated technical excellence in cell culture.
- Experience with molecular biology techniques.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Working ConditionsApplication Documents
- Quick learner with exceptional responsibility and organizational skills.
- Ability to train others.
- Knowledge of research techniques or methods.
- Problem-solving skills.
- Attention to detail.
- A great degree of independence in direct collaboration with PI Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
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YesDrug Test Required
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