Research Associate- Virology

Redwood City, California
Apr 29, 2021
Science/R&D, Virology
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Key Responsibilities:

  • This Research Associate will work with scientists and perform the following tasks with supervision:
  • Maintain mammalian cell lines and virus stocks using aseptic techniques
  • Design plasmids, primers, and perform sequence analysis utilizing Geneious software
  • Clone and generate RNA viruses using recombinant DNA methods
  • Characterize RNA viruses by Western blots, Northern blots, growth curves, and sequence analyses of virus genome. Experience with fluorescence microscopy and data analysis is a plus
  • General lab maintenance, including stocking inventory, order requests, and inspections
  • Compliance with lab safety rules and regulations following Company guidelines
  • Maintain detailed, accurate, and up to date records in lab notebook
  • Summarize experiments, discuss findings with supervisor, and present data and interpretation at lab meeting