Title:  Research Technician II - Stem cell and cancer biology

Division:  Molecular and Human Genetics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $28,710 - $38,830
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  11949


The technician position is for grant funded projects primarily focused on studying the blood regeneration and leukemia development. The applicant must be familiar with biomedical research and have lab experience working with mammalian cell culture. The project will include cell culture, mammalian cell transfection, cloning, and basic molecular biology experiments with cultured cells or mouse tissue. Research experience with mouse models is preferred. The successful applicant will provide responsible and skilled technical assistance in support of a research project by completing assignments requiring a good knowledge of techniques and practices related to mammalian cell biology research.

For more information : https://www.bcm.edu/research/faculty-labs/daisuke-nakada-lab

Job Duties

  • Assists mammalian cell culture experiments, including expanding and cryopreserving cell cultures, transfection, and analyzing the cells with immunoblotting, PCR.
  • Prepares and conducts laboratory research experiments and tasks, such as immunoblotting, quantitative PCR,cloning, and flow cytometry.
  • Collects, compiles, records, and analyzes research data under the supervision of the PI or senior lab members.
  • Maintains laboratory supplies and equipments. 
  • Maintains laboratory inventory and order supplies as needed.
  • Meets with other laboratories' lab technician to address issues with shared equipments.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in mouse husbandry and animal experiments.
  • Experience working with mammalian cell culture.
  • Experience working with mouse models. 



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