Research Associate- Flow Cytometry

Location
South San Francisco, California
Posted
Apr 16, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

DUTIES:

  • Perform Flow Cytometry
    • Ex vivo tissue processing and staining
  • Assist Tissue Processing:
    • Immunostaining on Tissue Sections
    • Slide preparation
    • IHC (immunohistochemistry)
  • Support Oncology and Cell Biology team needs
  • Following laboratory safety guidelines and practices

SKILLS:

  • Multi-color flow cytometry
  • ELISA
  • Basic molecular biology techniques: DNA/RNA extraction, PCR, RT-qPCR, qPCR
  • Primary cell cultures and cell-based assays such as isolation of immune cell population, cytokine release assays, and Luminex/MSD a plus
  • Experience with tumor immunology a plus
  • Experience in BSL-2 environments a plus
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management and documentation
  • Self-motivated; possess a strong sense of urgency; ability to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelors degree in immunology, cell biology or related discipline
  • 0-2 years experience (academic or industry)