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Technical Research Assistant
New York, NY
Klein, Terry and Will
New York, NY
Technical Research Assistant
  • Provide updates on status of current workload and projects on weekly basis to laboratory and project manager
  • In collaboration with PI or Research Manager, establishes new and modifies existing research techniques
  • Provides assistance for research studies as per guidelines and protocols
  • Assist PI in model development
  • Performs literature searches and assists in the preparation of manuscripts
  • In collaboration with PI, establishes new and modifies existing experimental techniques. Develops standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Provide assistance on clinical research studies which will include
Boston, MA
Temporary Technical Research Assistant
Boston, MA
Klein, Bailey and Lindgren
Boston, MA
Temporary Technical Research Assistant
  • Assist in technical research assays and use of LCMS equipment
  • Assist in data entry and verification for various studies
  • Assist in data collection, retrieval and storage tasks
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Work with investigators, their trainees and staff on developing project plans and perform experimental work in isolators
  • Develops and maintains computer acquisition configurations. Performs / assists with research physiological testing including PSG, EMG, oximetry, etc
  • Improves existing assays and laboratory work flows to optimize analytical and operational performance
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Dallas, TX
Senior Technical Research Assistant
Dallas, TX
Schimmel, Thiel and McGlynn
present
Dallas, TX
Senior Technical Research Assistant
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  • Maintains complete and accurate record of experimentation. Assists in the planning/development of daily and long-term research projects; assists in manuscript and meeting preparation
  • Designs research protocols along with research associates; troubleshoots problems as they arise; initiates alternative protocols/approaches and modifies existing technique for better efficiency
  • Design and construction of plasmids to express various wild-type and mutant forms of presenilin, APP and other proteins related to the biology of Alzheimer’s disease. Analysis of soluble amyloid beta protein monomers. Immunochemical quantification of all products of APP processing form living cells. Extensive tissue culture. Some protein enrichment strategies including specific immunoprecipitation (IP) and size exclusion chromatography (SEC). Extensive use of molecular cloning and eukaryotic transfection and characterization of protein expression
  • Independently performs non-routine, highly specialized experimental procedures involving cellular models for research studies targeting skeletal muscles, spine and dermis (paraxial mesoderm) development. Maintains tissue cultures and manipulates cell lines in a variety of complex experimental conditions including live-cell microscopy/imaging, library screens, and flow cytometry
  • Processes cells lines and mouse and chicken embryonic tissue for live-cell or histological examination and conducts subsequent immunohistochemical and molecular analyses
  • Maintains lab supply and reagent inventories and process orders for a 15+member lab, including lab supply, reagents and minor equipments, for various research projects- ranging from chicken and mouse model embryology, tissue culture and high-end imaging
  • Participates in coordinating lab compliance with institutional policies and procedures in the areas of safety, environmental and infection control, under Lab manager supervision
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Literacy
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Literacy
Georgetown University
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Literacy
Skills Skills
  • Good organizational skills, detail oriented, ability to work with a high level of precision
  • Excellent analytical skills and excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to organize, document, and present research data
  • Ability to record and analyze data using basic statistics
  • Knowledge and proficient with molecular biology techniques
  • Ability to demonstrate professional
  • Ability to methodically record data and to analyze data using basic statistics
  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism
  • Be able to learn new research techniques, grasp scientific knowledge, and think critically and creatively
  • Ability to contribute to manuscript drafts: specifically, ability to communicate complex science concepts in written form, using correct grammar and syntax
  • Analytical ability and initiative in assessing quality of data and trouble-shooting problems with experiments
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Performs basic research experiments
  • Performs literature searches as applicable to research projects
  • Documents, analyzes and presents data in appropriate settings
  • Assist with the maintenance of animal (zebrafish and mice) colonies
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  • Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine tests following established methodologies. Routine tests may include measuring antibody levels in human and animal sera using ELISA, testing sera or antibodies in opsonophagocytic assays, enumerating bacteria in tissues of infected animals. Common laboratory activities include working with molecular biology tools to genetically engineer various bacterial strains, purification of antibodies, preparation of bacterial inocula for infection or immunization, anesthetizing mice for procedures such as throat culture and intranasal inoculation, collection of blood from mice, euthanasia and dissection of mice following immunization or infection, in vitro assays testing the properties of various immune antisera
  • Maintains tissue cultures
  • Records data; summarizes and analyzes results using basic statistics
  • Maintains inventory of supplies in accordance with departmental procedures
  • Performs other similar or related duties, as assigned
  • Good organizational skills, detail oriented
  • Ability to methodically record data and to analyze data
  • Ability to demonstrate professional
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  • Will be required to learn to operate FACS calibrate and Flow Cytometry machinery
  • Will be required to perform routine immunology techniques such as ELISA, western blot, and basic procedures on laboratory animals; molecular biology techniques like DNA purification and cloning
  • Maintains and orders supplies when needed. Assists with cleaning and maintaining the lab area in a neat and orderly condition
  • Maintains laboratory notebook of daily activities including all experiments and procedures
  • Conducts literature searches and review, compiling information from journals and suggesting uses of new techniques of research and laboratory techniques, consulting with other researchers and techniques to exchange information
  • Attends course in safety procedures for the handling, storage and disposal of biohazardous, infectious, radioactive and toxic substances, ensuring that all laboratory activities are carried out in compliance with such procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned or as position requires
  • Ability to methodically record data and to analyze data using basic statistics
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  • On a daily basis, executes the procedural and policy decisions made for the study
  • Interacts with patients/subjects with regard to study, including patient education, procedural instruction, and follow-uup. May serve as a liason between patient and physician
  • Responsible in recruitment and enrollment of participants for the study, and conducting baseline and follow-up study interventions in person
  • Responsible for collecting data and maintaining patient information database for study. Required to input data, run various reports, and may be required to do minimum analysis. Will maintain patient records as part of record-keeing function and responsible for entering study data into database and organization of confidential hard-copy subject files and records
  • Responsible for providing various study information or packets to study participants
  • Participates in the IRB quality assurance process, and monitors assurance of compliance with all IRB regulations
  • Answers any phone calls or responds to e-mail queries regarding study protocol. Refers participants to supervisor or clinical staff when appropriate
  • Acts as liaison with the project partners
  • Participates in regular meetings of study team and activities with the project partners
  • Assist in other assigned miscellaneous duties in order to help the PI, project manager, and co-investigators achieve the project aims in a timely manner, and in all other duties as assigned
  • Assist in other research projects being run by the Pain Management Center at BWH or MGH
  • Bachelor's degree (BS or BA)
  • Graduated with relevant course or project work
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  • Independently conducts a variety of routine experiments to develop microscale and nanoscale technologies with the ultimate goal of generating tissue-engineered organs and controlling cell behavior
  • Records and calculates data; summarizes and analyzes results
  • May perform literature searches and assist with preparation of presentations and articles for publication
  • Sound degree of chemical handling
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  • Constructs yeast mutants and performs analysis by various techniques including immunoblotting, PCR, and microscopy
  • Constructs yeast and bacterial plasmids by standard cloning techniques
  • Purification of proteins from yeast and bacterial sources. Analyzes proteins by various in vitro biochemical methods
  • Maintenance of regular lab reagents and stocks
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  • Maintians a moderately complex mouse colony for the laboratory with responsibility for proper care, counts, inventory. May performs injections, some surgical procedures, microdissection and necropsy, following established and approved protocols. In collaboration with the Principal Investigator, establishes new and modifies existing research methodologies and protocols
  • Analyzes data using advanced statistical techniques, assists with data preparation toward manuscript publication and grant applications
  • Discusses progress of work regularly with Principal Investigator
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  • 1)Performs molecular biology procedures including but not limited to whole blood processing, DNA isolation, RNA isolation, quantitation, and operation of liquid handling robotics. Properly stores and organizes samples within the biorepository
  • 2)Electronically tracks and barcodes samples from multiple sites and studies using the in-house laboratory information management system (LIMS) software. Tests new updates to LIMS software
  • 3)Updates project participant lists and all information pertaining to participant sample collections
  • 4)Prepares reagents for use in procedures
  • 5)Analyzes instrument output and prepares data reports as necessary. Presents data at meetings
  • 6)Ships supplies and samples to external laboratories and collection centers
  • 7)Performs all other duties as assigned
  • 1)Some experience in a laboratory. Molecular biology experience preferred
  • 2)B.S. or Bachelor’s degree – preferably in the life sciences
  • 1)Strict attention to detail with ability to be precise
  • 2)Strong organization and time management skills with an ability to meet strict project deadlines
  • 3)Knowledge of biochemistry and molecular biology typically obtained through a Bachelor’s degree program in biology, biochemistry, or a laboratory science
  • 4)Must be able to operate and maintain delicate electronic equipment and safely use and dispose of toxic chemicals, radioisotopes, and biohazardous materials
  • 5)Ability to use existing database and statistical programs on computer
  • 6)Must possess a degree of professionalism in interacting with peers and customers
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  • Perform routine and non-routine experiments, which are moderate to complex, under the direct supervision of the PI
  • Maintain all laboratory stock solutions/reagents. Maintain inventory, and order and catalog all necessary reagents and supplies
  • Perform tissue culture techniques, including but not limited to maintenance of cultures of fresh cells and cell lines required for research
  • Assist in caring for laboratory animals used in research, including appropriate euthanizing of animals
  • Calculate, transcribe and analyze data using advanced statistical techniques
  • Perform literature searches and helps to prepare written documents for publication and presentation
  • Technical support of laboratory investigations, including performance of detailed experiments, trouble shooting new and established techniques, collection and interpretation of results, and statistical/graphical analysis of data
  • Perform all duties as assigned
  • Bachelor of Science degree in genetics, biology, biochemistry or chemistry
  • Must be able to logically and effectively structure tasks and set priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data statistically and to logically present it
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Prepares samples for lipid analyses
  • Prepares laboratory reagents, chemicals and instruments, and maintains equipment
  • Prepares and maintains supply inventory for samples from clinical trials
  • Performs ELISAs for lipid and peptide mediators
  • Extracts RNA and DNA from samples for analysis of gene expression
  • Performs western blot analyses for protein expression
  • Prepares orders for supplies, equipment and reagents for the lab after approval by the Principal Investigator
  • Records data, summarizes and analyzes results, using basic statistics
  • Maintains lab supply inventory in accordance with department’s procedures
  • Must hold BS or BA degree
  • Relevant laboratory coursework or laboratory work experience required. Examples of relevant prior laboratory experience would be work or volunteer experience in a biomedical research laboratory performing RNA extraction, PCR analyses, lipid extractions or cell culture experiments/cell line maintenance. Prior experience with performing experiments with laboratory animals, either through coursework or employment, required
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Familiarity with computer databases
  • Self-directed learning and ability to work independently
  • Collegiality and effective in working with teams
  • Familiarity with basic laboratory protocols
  • Must have or be willing to develop competencies within the Life Sciences
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  • Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine tests following established methodologies. Routine tests may include separation and quantitation of labeled and unlabeled lipids or proteins by TLC, GC, and HPLC. In addition, the candidate will be required to undertake western blot, immunoprecipitations, Flowcytometry and transcriptional analysis
  • Undertake animal breeding, genotyping and immunization of animals
  • May prepare radioactive and non-radioactive samples for lipid analysis
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Learn to operate state of the art instrumentation for study of metabolic rate in mice
  • Experimental troubleshooting
  • Data Analysis in Excel and R
  • Plan experimental design with investigators
  • Perform biochemistry and molecular biology including direct calorimetry
  • Mouse handling and surgery
  • High degree of computer literacy, specifically Microsoft Excel macros creation and use
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  • In conjunction with IRB Manager, completes regulatory paperwork for institutional review board approval
  • Answers phone calls and inquires regarding the study protocol. Refers participants when appropriate to principal and co-investigators
  • Communicates regularly with the PI(s) about all aspects of the research trial
  • BS OR BA required
  • One year of previous clinical research work required
  • Human subjects research experience required
  • Sound independent judgment and willingness to learn competence in research methodologies a must
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  • Histologic sectioning and staining of tissue specimens according to standardized protocols
  • Quality control assays for tissue and blood specimens and derived nucleic acids
  • Process specimens according to standardized protocols, including subdividing and freezing tissue specimens and centrifuging and aliquoting blood samples. Log specimens in a computer database
  • Develop, organize, and/or maintain database. Responsible for data validation and quality control
  • Annotation data quality control audits. Communication with CALGB data management Center as required
  • Secondary responsibilities include cleaning, stocking and general laboratory maintenance
  • Molecular research work on defined projects
  • Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences
  • 1 year experience in a biology laboratory
  • General laboratory techniques including pipetting, weighing, centrifugation, spectrophotometry, protein and nucleic acid isolation
  • Ability to work primarily independently
  • Experience with computer spreadsheets required
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  • Performs routine and complex analytical procedures on all bodily fluids using complex instrumentation, robotics, and/or established manual methods according to research protocols and laboratory policies
  • Records data and maintains results database
  • Performs administrative activities including appropriate documentation for each clinical trial
  • Reports on progress of work regularly with supervisors
  • Maintains established departmental policies, procedures and objectives, including the areas of quality assurance, safety, environmental affairs and infection control
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Routine care for laboratory colonies of mice (40% time)
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date records of all animal experiments (5% time)
  • Laboratory based experiments such as genotyping (10%)
  • Performance of mouse cigarette smoke exposures using the smoke exposure equipment available in the Thorn Laboratory Building (40% time)
  • Additional laboratory duties as needed (5 of time)
  • It is essential that the technician is able to work with live mice
  • It is essential that the technician be able to expose mice to cigarette smoke using an automated device
  • Ability to use computers and enter data accurately
  • Ability to perform calculations accurately
  • Ability to work independently and to function as part of a team
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  • Consolidation: Update the inventory of vials in the freezer farm. Consolidate samples in boxes and racks to optimize freezer space. Update forms to reflect accurate records. Coordinate with lead RA and Lab Manager for task assignments, update progress and planning. Conduct periodic quality control checks to ensure vials were properly updated in LIMS/UNIX system
  • Collections: Process and store blood, hair, saliva, semen, stool, tissue, toenails, and urine samples, from NHSI and NHSII, HPFS, PHS, the Men’s and/or Women’s Lifestyle Validation Studies (MLVS and WLVS) and/or the Growing –Up Today Study (GUTS), Mind Body Study (MBS) and possibly other cohorts; which includes opening and checking incoming packages for completeness, logging packages into computer data files and logbooks, centrifuging and aliquoting samples, generating labels and storing samples in liquid nitrogen freezers. Perform Quality Control (QC) checks of samples stored to confirm accuracy
  • Production and Distribution: Participates in the preparation of samples, drawn from two (BWH and HSPH) banks of specimens for biochemical analyses. This includes computer generation of necessary files, creation of shipping lists and labels using appropriate software programs, labeling of tubes and shipping boxes, removal of samples from freezers (involves lifting 19-25 lb. racks), thawing and aliquoting of samples to be sent to collaborating laboratories, as well as, creation of subaliquots in appropriate volumes, careful check of contents of boxes against shipping lists, updating of computer and hardcopy files of work accomplished, and shipment of samples to collaborating laboratories via Federal Express
  • Tissue: Employee will obtain consent from study participants to collect/use their pathology specimens, make sample requests from hospital pathology/radiology departments, and work directly with pathologists and study personnel in research laboratories. This individual will also maintain the database (LIMS) and tracking system (UNIX) with information on participant responses, hospital responses, collection status, and sample use. The RA will maintain files of correspondences and participant records. Responsibilities include selecting surgical accession numbers based on medical record assessment, generating letters, mailing letters, and interacting with the participants and hospital pathology/radiology departments via phone or fax. Also responsible for maintenance of letter/phone/fax correspondences in the UNIX-based tracking system
  • Freezer/Farm Care and Maintenance: Assists in monitoring liquid nitrogen freezers, which includes measuring liquid Nitrogen levels and temperature; weekly cleaning of freezers; annual defrosting freezers as routine care; organizing, arranging and moving freezers; transferring contents of freezers during emergency situations; and replacing Dewars (moving heavy liquid nitrogen tanks). Also, assists in monitoring -80C mechanical freezers for thermal accuracy and weekly confirmation of properly functioning alarm systems. Responds promptly and efficiently to any and all freezer alarm situation and contacts the Project Manager/Lab Manager, and when necessary communicates with facilities maintenance personnel and Harvard Operations staff
  • Other general activities such as answering phone, general lab maintenance, cleaning, organization, and special projects
  • Work requires bachelor’s degree, preferably in life sciences
  • Candidate must have experience with: careful laboratory techniques, strict attention to detail, and accuracy with study data and numeric identification numbers: excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Ability to lift 25-pound freezer racks is essential
  • Familiarity and comfort using computer is necessary
  • Display sound independent judgment, accept responsibility for designated assignments, and meet deadlines efficiently
  • Position requires excellent organizational skills in order to formulate, implement, and monitor a number of interrelated tasks
  • Careful laboratory technique
  • The ability to pay strict attention to detail on a continuous basis to ensure that research results are valid and error-free
  • Ability to strictly adhere to laboratory SOPs, directions from supervisors, and complex institutional guidelines
  • A high degree of computer literacy is essential, in order to learn and utilize database management, UNIX, LIMS and other specialized software to implement work on the existing computer systems
  • Excellent interpersonal and writing skills are necessary, in order to communicate and interact effectively with individuals from various fields of expertise and various levels of experiences, as well as, with study subjects, administrative, and technical staff
  • Must be able to lift heavy racks and push heavy nitrogen tanks
  • Ability to work well independently or as part of a team
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  • Coordinates the implementation of sponsored clinical trial studies and research studies both within the BWH community as well as with external stakeholders
  • Responsible for screening potential subjects, ensuring they satisfy all appropriate criteria for the protocol, and, in conjunction with the Principal Investigator/Project Leader, makes independent judgment as to the eligibility of potential subjects
  • Initiates and maintains contact with study participants via telephone, mail and/or email at intervals required by study protocol
  • Performs and/or schedules clinical tests including, but not limited to, EKGs, psychological exams and anthropometric measurements
  • Working in concert with the Principal Investigator/Project Leader develops and implements study subject recruitment strategies including, but not limited to, RPDR query creation and submission, in-person recruitment in clinics and telephone recruitment
  • Develops, organizes and/or maintains human research subject information database for study. Required to design databases using approved software (e.g. REDCap, Slice) and to tailor data entry forms to match Case Report Forms
  • Performs ongoing data management using approved software to verify data integrity by performing routine comprehensive data checks for study data. Assists with organization, cleaning/editing and analysis of data during and/or following the study under the supervision of PI/PL
  • Develops and prepares research protocols (in conjunction with the Principal Investigator(s)), designs data collection systems, prepares and submits Internal Review Board (IRB) applications/amendments and annual reports
  • Responsible for coordinating payment requests for human research subjects with the DSM financial administrator
  • Responsible for study specific equipment and for assisting with setup, maintenance, and training of other staff on study equipment
  • Monitors study events and data collection activities during the study
  • Assist the PI/PL with preparation of study generated information for progress reports, DSMB reports, presentations and manuscripts
  • May serve as team leader or in a supervisory capacity in the recruitment office in the absence of the lead recruiter, including but not limited to training and orienting new staff
  • May supervise students/Research Assistant level staff, overseeing recruitment activities and data entry activities and may train and orient new staff
  • Performs all others duties as required
  • Ability to work independently in a busy, research, academic, open office setting with several other employees
  • Knowledge of computer programs, database, etc
  • Compliance with HIPPA and other necessary legal or regulatory requirements
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Under the Supervision of Principal Investigator, designs and performs research laboratory experiments in the field of thyroid hormone metabolism and action including
  • Other coverage as needed
  • Genotyping of mice/tail biopsy
  • Basic molecular biology techniques
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  • Independently perform routine and non-routine experiments, which are moderate to complex
  • Perform experiments on mice, including surgical cancer cell implantation, and monitoring growth of subcutaneous and orthotopic tumors
  • Histology and tissue analysis, including tissue processing for RNA analysis and immunohistochemistry
  • Maintain and transfect cell cultures of human cell lines and monitor cells for viability, apoptosis, and contamination
  • Experiments may include specific assays, such as RNA isolation from cells and tissues, qRT-PCR; protein extractions; protein analysis using Western blotting
  • Perform literature searches and help to prepare presentations and written articles for publication
  • In collaboration with PI or Postdoctoral fellows, establishes new and modifies existing research techniques
  • Coordinates lab activities such as infection control, and bio-safety activities
  • Assists in the orientation and training of new staff
  • Must have animal handling and cell culture work experience
  • Basic knowledge and some experience in molecular biology techniques
  • Sound analytical, organizational, and record keeping skills
  • Must possess careful attention to details and ability to work toward deadlines
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  • Independently carries out routine and non-routine experiments
  • Optimizes practices for sample preparation, sample storage and tracking, sample aliquoting and distribution to collaborators
  • Maintains detailed records (paper and electronic) of samples and storage conditions
  • Keeps detailed notes of all experiments, collates data, and uses appropriate software packages to record and analyze results
  • Presents results at lab meetings
  • Assists in annual lab bio-safety and IACUC inspections and reviews
  • Trains new laboratory personnel on established protocols and techniques
  • Maintains supplies inventory and manages project expenses
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  • Performs routine and complex analytical procedures on all bodily fluids using complex instrumentation and robotics according to research protocols and laboratory policies
  • Ships and receives national and international sample shipments
  • Works with limited supervision or guidance from the Laboratory Director to oversee the planning, execution and completion of clinical trials
  • Program and maintain a variety of robotic platforms used throughout the lab used to perform automated ELISAs as well as sample preparation
  • Performs standard and advanced instrument maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Performs quality control testing according to research and laboratory policies
  • Processes specimens correctly and promptly, i.e. spins, labels, aliquots, stores specimens according to research protocols
  • Utilizes research Laboratory Information System to create studies in the database and to capture and document study testing
  • Performs administrative activities including appropriate documentation for each clinical trial, ordering supplies and reagents, and scheduling of individual staff members
  • 4 years of laboratory experience desired. Graduate coursework or projects may be considered as appropriate experience, and may be credited upon hire if projects directly related to position
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  • Work independently under minimal supervision, conduct a variety of general cellular immunology techniques, including: primary cell cultures and culture of cell lines, isolations of various immune cells from mouse and human tissues- functional in vitro cell culture assays- ELISA for cytokine determinations- and flow cytometric analysis of immune cell populations
  • Maintain breeding colonies of mice, including genotyping, administration of test substances such as antibodies, cytokines, or immune stimulators to mice, and collect data on transplanted animals
  • Perform organ harvests from animals and process organs and tissues for histological, microbiological and immunological analysis
  • Prepare data for presentation using scientific graph software and report progress of work at weekly laboratory seminars
  • Assist in the basic design and modification of protocols
  • Prepare laboratory stock reagents, chemicals, instruments and equipment
  • Order equipment and supplies inventory in accordance with laboratory and department procedures
  • Maintain established department policies, procedures and objectives, including the areas of quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control
  • Applicant will be trained to perform any technique not currently familiar with, including handling of laboratory animals. After sufficient training, the technician is expected to work independently with minimal supervision
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  • Day to day assistance of operations in the Department of Dermatology HIM location
  • Ordering, inventory maintenance, vendor relations, organization of stocks
  • IACUC and pIBC protocol management, help with SOP for various experiments as needed
  • Safety and Compliance officer for the HIM site; point of contact to interface with EH&S
  • Record keeping of Liquid Nitrogen and -80 stores
  • Keeping records indicating history of training for staff
  • Equipment oversight (FACS, microscope, qPCR etc)
  • Working with new staff to set up their space, working with departing staff so that leave appropriate records
  • Ensure compliance with pIBC and IACUC regulations. Perform semi-annual self assessments of department practices and educate all staff regarding any issues and/or changes noticed
  • Tracks controlled substances within the lab space including lock boxes and log maintenance
  • Ensures compliance with all chemical storage requirements, expirations dates, and disposal protocols
  • Other special projects as assigned
  • Monitoring births, preparation of DNA from tail biopsies and genotyping of mice by Southern blot and PCR
  • Maintaining accurate records of animal provenance and passage
  • Conducting monthly census of the mouse colony and assist staff with preparation expense reports
  • Strategize and plan methodologies to keep colony at cost effective cage levels
  • Promote positive colony management techniques in all users
  • Assist with preparation of new and amended animal research protocols
  • Monitoring and assisting activities of Investigators with regard to animal research compliance
  • Ensures appropriate training of all personnel involved in animal research
  • Communicates changes in animal care protocols and procedures to all and provides education and training as necessary
  • Undergraduate degree required. Advanced education and experience valued
  • Immunization with vaccinia virus within the past 10 years or demonstrated immunity to vaccinia
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communication skills are essential
  • Experience with lab operations and animal husbandry within a research setting is preferred
  • Candidates should be comfortable with handling mice as well as murine and human specimens which are possibly infectious and which require understanding of biosafety procedures
  • All procedures and facilities conform to federal, local and institutional safety and ethical guidelines
  • Responsible for training and orienting new laboratory personnel to animal facilities and procedures
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  • Independently performs routine and non-routine experiments, which are moderate to complex. Experiments may include but are not limited to tissue/cell culture, cell-based and biochemical assays including flow cytometry, fluorescence microscopy and cell proliferation/cell death assays
  • Processes biological specimens from a variety of different studies (Serum/Plasma/DNA/peripheral mononuclear cells (PBMCs) from whole blood, DNA from saliva, microglia from post-mortem brain samples). Maintains detailed records (electronic) of samples and storage conditions
  • Conducts/assists on high-throughput drug screens on a variety of machinery including the ImageXpress Micro high-content screening microscope and multidrop combi reagent dispenser
  • Calculate, transcribes and analyzes data using advanced statistical techniques including MetaXpress, GraphPad Prism and FlowJo single cell analysis software
  • Maintains long-term tissue cultures of human cell lines and monitors cells for viability and contamination
  • Performs literature searches and helps to prepare presentations and written articles for publication
  • In collaboration with the Post Doctoral Associate, PI or Research Manager, establishes new and modifies existing research techniques
  • Maintains equipment and supplies in a neat, orderly manner. Will order new equipment and general laboratory supplies such as plastic ware, media, chemicals, etc
  • Maintains established department policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control
  • Attending, communicating and presenting experimental results at lab meetings
  • Ability to work and communicates effectively in an interdisciplinary work environment
  • Assists in the orientation and training of undergraduate and summer interns
  • High degree of computer literacy-Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
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  • Isolate megakaryocytes and platelets needed for experiments
  • Under the general supervision of the investigator, performs complex laboratory experiments in the field of cell biology including: cell culture, ELISA, DNA/RNA isolation, PCR, general biochemistry, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, and microscopy
  • Performs general laboratory animal work including: sterile technique, megakaryocyte isolation, bone marrow isolation, xenograft implantation and injection, tumor growth measurement, and tissue preparation
  • Consults with the investigator as experiments proceed, and with approval, implements necessary adjustments in experimental design
  • Records, reviews, and analyzes test results. Assesses quality of data and repeats tests as necessary to determine reproducibility of results
  • Assembles data in useful format for presentation to the investigator, including normalizing and graphing results; presents data during divisional seminars
  • Performs literature searches and helps to prepare presentations and written articles for publication; prepares literature for journal club presentations
  • Performs cell culture and maintains laboratory cell stocks
  • Prepares and determines suitability of solutions, reagents, buffers, and cell culture media
  • Maintains and periodically updates lab databases
  • Performs routine maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment
  • Orders laboratory supplies as necessary within budgetary limits
  • Ensures compliance with institutional and federal guidelines in health, safety and animal work
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in biological/physical science
  • One year of experience in a directly related research setting post graduation
  • Ability to work well with others in an open laboratory environment
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment with respect to laboratory safety
  • Ability to learn and perform a variety of laboratory procedures including: cell culture, sterile technique, ELISA, DNA/RNA isolation, PCR, general biochemistry, tissue histopathology, flow cytometry, and microscopy
  • Ability to learn and perform basic handling of laboratory mice
  • Knowledge of guidelines for ethical research practice and conduct
  • Ability to assess quality of data and to trouble-shoot technical challenges
  • Ability to perform experiments and represent data in detailed, thorough and precise manner
  • Resourcefulness and initiative
  • Visual acuity and manual dexterity
  • Ability to concentrate
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  • Independently performs routine and non-routine experiments which are moderate to complex. Experiments may include specific assays, tissue culture, liquid chromatography, radioautography, and preparing special materials
  • Calculate, transcribes and analyzes data using advanced statistical techniques
  • In collaboration with PI or Research Manager, establishes new and modifies existing research techniques
  • Coordinates lab activities such as infection control, radiation safety, and biosafety activities
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • 35% Experiments involving animals, including surgery, injections, behavioral testing, ultrasound imaging, tissue dissection, sample collection, storage and organization
  • 15% Assist in human subject testing and data collection: provide technical assistance prior to and during experimental data collection. This will include set-up and operation of mechanical, electronic and ultrasound testing devices, subject preparation, and providing assistance in the execution of the experimental protocol
  • 25% Laboratory experimentation and data collection involving animal tissue: histology, histochemistry, flow cytometry, microscopy, image analysis, ELISA analysis, cytokine array analyses
  • 10% Documentation and data safeguarding: protocol writing, maintaining lab notebooks, entering data into spreadsheets, preparing reports and data summaries, graphing for presentations and publications of materials
  • 5% General laboratory maintenance: glassware cleaning, general lab cleaning and other responsibilities assigned
  • 5% Laboratory meetings: group meetings, meeting with principal investigator
  • 5% Experimental design of protocols, literature searches, library searches
  • Ability to work well with a team, as well as independently
  • Experience with ultrasound imaging is desirable but not required
  • Must be comfortable working with animals
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Familiarity and facility with various software packages for processing and analyzing non-linear physiological data is desired, but not required
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  • 20% Laboratory experimentation and data collection involving animal tissue: histology, histochemistry, flow cytometry, microscopy, image analysis, ELISA analysis, cytokine array analyses
  • 5% Supervision of students and trainees
  • 1 - 2 years post-graduation of directly related experience required
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Immunological analysis: The technician will assay samples by standard techniques in immunology, including but not limited to flow cytometry, ELISA, western blot, and Q-PCR. Analysis of samples include maintaining an organized system for sample storage and data recording and initial analysis of results
  • In vitro cell culture and experiments: The technician will perform cell culture (e.g., lung cell culture, T cell culture) and in vitro cell based assays (e.g., T cell activity assay)
  • In vivo experiments: The technician will maintain a breeding colony of laboratory mice and will perform procedures, including, but not limited to, tail biopsy for genotyping, modified special diets, harvest of tissue for analysis, and bleomycin treatment for the pulmonary fibrosis model
  • Training: The technician is not expected to have all the skills listed above at the start of employment. However, s/he is expected to train and obtain competency and certification in the above skills within a reasonable time
  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry or health science field
  • Min. 1 year experience as technician in biomedical or chemical research
  • Basic biochemical techniques (i.e., Western blot)
  • Basic molecular biology techniques (i.e., PCR, transformation / cloning of bacteria)
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintaining cultured cells, performing treatments (including gene silencing or overexpression using siRNA or viruses), and sample preparation
  • Analyzing RNA, DNA, and protein samples from animal tissue or cells (including RT-qPCR, Western blots, enzyme assays)
  • Assisting in the design and modification of assays and research protocols, including those involving rodent models
  • Maintaining accurate records of all experiments, compiling data and performing statistical analyses on results as required
  • Initiating purchases of new supplies and equipment and maintaining adequate supplies in lab
  • Maintaining laboratory safety records as necessary
  • Maintaining a clean and orderly work area, contributing to routine lab maintenance and cleaning
  • Other duties as assigned by the principal investigator
  • Bachelor's degree in biological / physical sciences
  • Experience with one or more of the following: cell culture, protein analysis, or molecular biology
  • Experience working with small animals (rats and mice)
  • Reliable
  • Organized, meticulous, and with careful attention to detail
  • Good technical skills (pipetting, operating equipment)
  • Self-directed learning and able to work independently
  • Computer literacy (proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel and Powerpoint)
  • Comfortable working with animals
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Orienting and training new research fellows and lab assistants in lab procedures
  • Maintaining laboratory safety records as necessary. Coordinating laboratory compliance with HMS safety guidelines in cooperation with the principal investigator, lab manager, and HMS safety office
  • Minimum one-year laboratory experience in a biomedical research laboratory
  • Excellent technical skills (pipetting, operating equipment)
  • High degree of computer literacy (proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel and Powerpoint)
  • Analytic ability to resolve technical problems and interpret acceptability of data results
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Primary responsibility: Update inventory and bring NHS and HPFS toenail collection up to a higher standard by inventorying the contents of drawers within the nail collection; entering the information into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS); and then generating new labels (ablating old PHI information from packet); and applying a Unique Identifying number (Unique ID) label to each packet
  • Collections: Process and store blood, urine, saliva, semen, stool, hair, and/or toenail samples, from NHSI and NHSII, HPFS, PHS, the Men’s and/or Women’s Lifestyle Validation Studies (MLVS and WLVS) and/or the Growing –Up Today Study (GUTS), Mind Body Study (MBS) and others; which includes opening and checking incoming packages for completeness, logging packages into computer data files and logbooks, centrifuging and aliquoting samples, generating labels and storing samples in liquid nitrogen freezers. Perform Quality Control (QC) checks of samples stored to confirm efficiency and accuracy
  • Production and Distribution: Participates in the preparation of samples, drawn from two (BWH and HSPH) banks of specimens for biochemical analyses. Assist in pulling projects ands delivery of projects to external laboratories
  • Freezer/Farm Care and Maintenance: Assists in monitoring liquid nitrogen freezers, which includes measuring liquid Nitrogen levels and temperature; weekly cleaning of freezers; annual
  • No degree is required. Entry-level position
  • Experience in a Biorepository is a plus
  • Candidate must have: careful laboratory techniques, strict attention to detail, and accuracy with study data and numeric identification numbers: excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and writing skills are necessary, in order to communicate and interact effectively with individuals from various fields of expertise and various levels of experiences, as well as, with study subjects, administrative, and, and technical staff
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for maintaining mammalian cells grown in culture, treatments and sample preparations
  • Performs histopathological and biochemical analyses on animal tissue or cells (including Northern blot, Southern blot, Western blots, enzyme assays, ELISAs)
  • Perform histopathological and biochemical analyses on human blood and tissue samples
  • Assists in the design and modification of assays and research protocols, including those involving rodent models
  • Orients and train new research fellows and lab assistants to lab procedures
  • Maintains accurate records of all experiments, compiles data and performs statistical analysis on results as required
  • May initiate purchases of new supplies and equipment; maintains adequate supplies in lab
  • Maintains laboratory safety records as necessary. Coordinates laboratory compliance with HMS safety guidelines in cooperation with principal investigator, lab manager and the HMS safety office
  • Preserves a clean and orderly work area, and contributes to routine lab maintenance such as maintaining sterile and nonsterile supplies or other duties as assigned in cooperation with principal investigator
  • One year laboratory experience in a biomedical research laboratory
  • Experience with one or more of the following: cell culture procedures, protein analysis, molecular biology
  • Must be able to work with small animals
  • Excellent record keeping, ability to use Microsoft Excel and Word
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintains lab cell culture resources
  • Assist PI with oversight of laboratory and mouse colony
  • Independently performs routine and non-routine experiments which are moderate to complex
  • In collaboration with PI or Research Lab Manager, establishes new and modifies existing research techniques
  • Attends and participates in laboratory meetings
  • At least one year of research related experience
  • Must have at least one year experience in a directly related research setting
  • Strong analytical and computer skills required. Proficiency with computer spreadsheet, word-processing and database software
  • Knowledge of IRB regulations preferred
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with both internal and external communications
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet established timelines
  • Ability to work under deadlines to meet recruitment and project deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and within a group environment
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Performs a variety of routine tests following established methodologies
  • Maintains supplies inventory in accordance with laboratory procedures
  • In collaboration with PI or Research Lab Manager, establishes new and modifies existing research techniques and protocols
  • Lab experience desirable, but not required
  • Undergraduate coursework or projects may be considered as appropriate experience and may be credited upon hire
  • Knowledge of research protocols
  • Good organizational skills; detail oriented
  • Ability to perform routine tests and to prioritize work
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintain basic records of methodologies and test results in a log of work performed
  • Identify unusual findings and reports such findings to supervisor
  • Maintain equipment and supplies in a neat and orderly manner
  • Maintain established department policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control
  • Maintain established hospital policies, procedures, and objectives for laboratory safety
  • Bachelor of Science degree in biological/medical science, or equivalent; May consider a bachelor’s degrees in another area of concentration, if individual has had basic coursework in the sciences and demonstrates strong potential
  • Experience with cell culture protocols is required; experience with embryonic stem cell culture is beneficial
  • Familiarity with basic laboratory instruments, equipment and scientific procedures is expected
  • Must have a sound understanding of laboratory policies and procedures - usually acquired through one-three months on-the-job training
  • Must have good manual dexterity
  • Must be able to maintain a neat and orderly working environment
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintain gnotobiotic isolators for breeding programs and defined experimental systems
  • Monitor daily animal health and welfare
  • Strictly follow the core’s standard operating procedures (SOPs) necessary to maintain the germfree status of mice, isolators and supplies
  • Maintain accurate records of breeding colonies and experimental work
  • Comply with instructions on preparing sterilant/disinfectant to properly decontaminate isolators or port entry of the isolators
  • Operate equipment according to safety guidelines
  • Work with investigators, their trainees and staff on developing project plans and perform experimental work in isolators
  • Bachelor’s required
  • ≥1 year of work experience working with mice
  • Experience with laboratory animal husbandry care and/or microbiology is preferred
  • Working experience with a gnotobiotic mouse model is highly desirable but not required. Training will be provided to the hired candidate
  • AALAS certification at least at Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) level is preferred but not required
  • 1-3 years of college preferred
  • Good oral and written command of English
  • Excellent organizational skills to prioritize tasks and work within a team to manage multiple projects in the facility
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. The position will interact with trainees through to senior faculty who are involved in projects
  • Ability to operate an autoclave is a plus
  • Must be able to perform animal husbandry duties in a research environment
  • Must have a clear understanding and knowledge of the methods, materials, and equipment used in animal care and research laboratory settings
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Technical support of laboratory investigations, including planning and performance of detailed experiments, trouble shooting new and established techniques, collection and interpretation of results, and statistical/graphical analysis of data
  • Performance of specialized techniques such as cell culture, protein purification, western blot, flow cytometry and cell sorting, ELISAs, ELISPOTS, mixed lymphocyte reactions, tissue fixation, sectioning, staining and microscopy
  • Bachelors degree in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics, engineering or similar field
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Conducts research protocols autonomously and/or in team involving in vitro protocols and cellular models for research studies targeting skeletal muscles, spine and dermis (paraxial mesoderm) development
  • Using aseptic technique, maintains tissue cultures and manipulates cell lines in a variety of complex experimental conditions including live-cell microscopy/imaging, library screens, and flow cytometry
  • Tasks include processing cell culture, embryonic tissue for live-cell or histologic examination and conducting subsequent immunohistochemical and molecular analyses. Perform procedures such as DNA extraction, conventional PCR and real time PCR, western blotting, and time-lapse imaging
  • Establishes and maintains a moderately complex mouse colony for the laboratory with responsibility for proper care, counts, inventory. May performs injections, some surgical procedures, microdissection and necropsy, following established and approved protocols. In collaboration with Project supervisor(s) , establishes new and modifies existing research methodologies and protocols
  • Collect and Analyzes data , assists with data preparation toward manuscript publication and grant applications
  • Documents accurately experimental work and research output
  • Reports and discusses progress of work regularly with Project supervisor and Principal Investigator
  • Maintains lab supplies and reagent inventories
  • Coordinates lab compliance with institutional policies and procedures in the areas of safety, environmental and infection control, under Lab manager supervision
  • Assist in orientating and training new lab members, rotation students in area of expertise when required
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Generation and purification of antibodies for ELISA assays
  • Performs ELISA plate and bead assays for kidney-related biomarkers according to standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Develops new assays and SOPs
  • May prepare radioactive and non-radioactive samples for analysis
  • Maintains supply inventory in accordance with laboratory procedures
  • Discusses progress of work on a regular and ad hoc basis with Principal Investigator
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry or related field
  • At least 1 year of experience working in a research laboratory preferred
  • Proficiency in basic lab techniques and principles of molecular biology required
  • Ability to work with databases and access publications preferred
  • Strong organizational skills, detail oriented
  • Ability to carefully record data and to analyze data using basic statistics
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Identifies and troubleshoots laboratory issues and inefficiencies independently and in close collaboration with laboratory manager
  • Assists collecting and analyzing data for quality assurance and quality control programs
  • Become expert on internal laboratory information management systems (LIMSs)
  • Performs and maintains accurate records of equipment maintenance and quality control
  • Maintains safety. Practices safe work habits and directs staff as needed
  • Complies with biohazard/radiation safety standards through proper handling of potentially hazardous chemical and biological agents and/or radiation sources in the workplace
  • Uses universal safety precautions and proper personal protective equipment to protect self and co-workers from bio-hazardous materials, including blood-borne pathogens
  • Reproducibility of work with accuracy
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Carry out mating and tail sampling of mice, perform DNA extraction and PCR Genotyping. Record data, summarize, and analyze results using basic statistics
  • Sacrifice animals to obtain organs and dissect mouse embryos as necessary
  • Assist in the preparation of reagents, solutions, and ordering of laboratory supplies and experimental animals. Regularly clean, maintain, and calibrate laboratory instruments and areas. Maintains supplies inventory in accordance with departmental procedures
  • Assist in the orientation and training of new staff, teaching basic experimental procedures to new members of the laboratory
  • Participate in research, development and implementation of laboratory procedures as requested
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • 1) Execute molecular biology experiments and optimize and archive protocols for lab use; write new and update existing protocols
  • 2) Responsible for coordination of assigned projects, including quality assurance, preparing data reports, prioritizing time to meet deadlines, and maintaining detailed and accurate laboratory notebooks and other records
  • 3) Prepares reagents, solutions and buffers for use in procedures
  • 4) Under supervision of Research Laboratory Director and Specialist, establishes new and modifies existing research techniques
  • 5) All other duties as assigned
  • 1) BS or BA required; preferred in Biological Science
  • 2) Experience with molecular cloning, PCR, cell culture and transfection is desirable
  • 3) Experience with reporter assay and RNAi delivery is desirable
  • 1) Ability to pay attention to details and to be precise. Sound analytical and organizational skills
  • 2) Excellent written and verbal communication skills, must be able to thoroughly document experiments, protocols, and data. Must be able to logically structure tasks and set priorities
  • 3) Knowledge of cell biology and/or molecular biology typically obtained through a bachelors degree program in biology, molecular genetics, biochemistry, or laboratory science. Ability to identify potential problems, communicate and troubleshoot them effectively
  • 4) Must be able to operate and maintain delicate electronic equipment and safely use and dispose of toxic chemicals and biohazards materials
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • 1) Performs molecular biology procedures including but not limited to whole blood processing, stool preparation, DNA isolation, RNA isolation, quantitation, and operation of liquid handling robotics. Properly stores and organizes samples within the biorepository
  • 2) Electronically tracks and barcodes samples from multiple sites and studies using the in-house laboratory information management system (LIMS) software. Tests new updates to LIMS software
  • 3) Updates project participant lists and all information pertaining to participant sample collections
  • 4) Prepares reagents for use in procedures
  • 5) Analyzes instrument output and prepares data reports as necessary. Presents data at meetings
  • 6) Ships supplies and samples to external laboratories and collection centers
  • 7) Performs all other duties as assigned
  • 1) Some experience in a laboratory. Molecular biology experience preferred
  • 2) B.S. or Bachelor’s degree – preferably in the life sciences
  • 1) Strict attention to detail with ability to be precise
  • 2) Strong organization and time management skills with an ability to meet strict project deadlines
  • 3) Knowledge of biochemistry and molecular biology typically obtained through a Bachelor’s degree program in biology, biochemistry, or a laboratory science
  • 4) Must be able to operate and maintain delicate electronic equipment and safely use and dispose of toxic chemicals, radioisotopes, and biohazardous materials
  • 5) Ability to use existing database and statistical programs on computer
  • 6) Must possess a degree of professionalism in interacting with peers and customers
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Under supervision performs routine and non-routine experiments that are moderate to complex. These experiments will include
  • Preparing RNA and cDNA from mouse and human specimens
  • Probing the expression of molecules in tissues, and cells from urine and blood using REALTIME PCR
  • Cutting cryostat sections and doing immunostaining
  • Collecting human specimens from the clinics
  • Keeping records of specimens
  • Harvesting tissues from mice
  • Tissue culture: short term and long term, (maintaining cell lines)
  • Calculates and analyzes data using statistical methods, and graphs the data
  • Performs literature searches and assists in the preparation of manuscripts
  • Establishes new and modifies existing research techniques
  • Coordinates lab activities including bio-safety and animal protocols
  • Assists in orientating new trainees
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Oversee facility maintenance and inventory control
  • Will identify unusual findings and report them to the supervisor(s)
  • Will participate in compliance with regulatory agencies and local hospital safety surveys and procedures including radiation surveys and chemical inventories
  • Within budget constraints, will order supplies and initiate equipment purchases
  • Will prepare reports and present data to other laboratory members in lab meetings
  • Provides support to other related projects when needed
  • Perform all duties as assigned, including training and supervision of students and new laboratory personnel as directed
  • Applicants should have a degree in the sciences, including laboratory coursework. Courses in Molecular Biology, Microbiology, or Biochemistry. Bachelor of Science degree in biological science preferred
  • Previous lab research experience a plus, but not mandatory as training will be provided
  • Sound interpersonal and organizational skills. The position requires excellent organizational skills in order to formulate, implement, and monitor a number of interrelated tasks
  • Broad base knowledge of scientific principles and laboratory procedures and aseptic technique. The position requires an ability to strictly adhere to laboratory SOPs, directions from supervisors, and complex institutional guidelines
  • Computer literacy (proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel and Powerpoint). The position requires an ability to pay strict attention to detail on a continuous basis to ensure that research results records as valid and error-free
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Under the general supervision of the investigator, performs complex laboratory experiments in the field of cancer biology including: cell culture, ELISA, DNA/RNA isolation, PCR, general biochemistry, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, and microscopy
  • Bachelor's degree in biological/physical science
  • Experience in a directly related research setting preferred
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Quantitative skills
  • Familiarity with mouse genetics and mouse colony maintenance
  • Skill or the ability to develop skill in harvesting vascular preparations from rats and mice and analyzing physiological responses in vascular preparations
  • Basic background in biochemical and molecular biological methods
  • Basic background in experimental design and basic statistics
  • Excellent record-keeping skills using on-line applications
  • Knowledge of federal and institutional policies governing animal and recombinant DNA research
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintain mouse colonies and perform animal experiments
  • Prepares samples for lipid analyses, cell sorting, and flow cytometry
  • Relevant laboratory coursework or laboratory work experience required. Examples of relevant prior laboratory experience would be work or volunteer experience in a biomedical research laboratory performing RNA extraction, PCR analyses, lipid extractions or cell culture experiments/cell line maintenance. Prior experience with performing experiments with laboratory animals, either through coursework or employment, required. Minimum 1 years prior related work
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Senior Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work with PI to develop pilot/exploratory projects related to tight junction function and regulation
  • Work with postdoctoral fellows and junior research assistants to manage lab resources
  • In collaboration with PI or other lab members, establishes new and modifies existing research techniques
  • BA/BS in biological or health related sciences
  • 3-5 years of directly related, progressively more responsible, experience
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine tests following established methodologies. Routine tests may include in vivo and in vitro experiments
  • Experience in mouse work: stereotaxic surgeries, all routes of drug administration, behavioral experiments, tail biopsies etc
  • Prepares and maintains tissue cultures e.g. aseptic techniques, FACS sorting
  • Expertise in Molecular biology: RNA, DNA extraction, qPCR, Gel-electrophoresis., microarray
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work with animal mouse models of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, both in vivo and in vitro
  • Parts with new laboratory personnel to train them on established protocols and techniques
  • Maintains supplies inventory in accordance with the laboratory procedures
  • Progress report of work regularly with supervisor
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine experiments following established methodologies. Routine experimental methods may include handling mice, cutting brain sections, immunohistochemistry, Western blotting, ELISAs and tissue culture
  • Assists with mouse colony management
  • Performs immunotherapy studies in mice, including injections of antibodies
  • Ability to perform a variety of routine experiments and prioritize work
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintain accurate records of experimental work and develop project plans for
  • Undergraduate degree in a biomedical or quantitative science
  • Min. of 1 year of work experience in a basic science research laboratory
  • Experience with laboratory animal husbandry care and/or microbiology is
  • For recent graduates from undergraduate programs (within 2 years of
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Independently performs routine and non-routine experiments, which are moderate to complex. Tests may include those involving basic chemistry (e.g. chromatography, sample extractions; ~30% of time), PCR, Western blotting, and other basic biochemical tests
  • Calculates, transcribes and analyzes data (~40% of time)
  • May maintain long-term tissue cultures of rodent or human cell lines and monitor cells for viability and contamination
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • BA or BS in a scientific field. Prior laboratory-based experience. Dedication, attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to work in a highly collaborative and interactive environment
  • Knowledge of immunohistochemistry/Western blotting/RT-PCR
  • Familiarity with microscopy
  • Ability and willingness to work with small animal research
  • Self-directed learning and ability to work semi-independently
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Help with organization of the Harvard Medical Area (HMA) CyTOF antibody resource and core
  • Prepare human and mouse blood and tissue cells for experiments and to validate CyTOF-ready antibodies
  • Consult and interact with CyTOF users on the technical features of the technology
  • Analyze CyTOF staining data using online software for multidimensional cell stain data
  • Train others in the laboratory on using CyTOF technology
  • Work as a team on specific studies to profile human and mouse blood cells or tissue cells to identify disease-specific phenotypes
  • BS, BA, or MS degree majoring in biology, microbiology, chemistry, or related biological sciences
  • Especially interested in individuals that wish to apply to medical or graduate school in the future
  • Basic laboratory skills
  • Computational skills and knowledge of how to use database programs
  • Organizational skills and ability to focus on details
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • A bachelor’s degree in a biological/physical science required
  • Some laboratory experience desired. Undergraduate coursework or projects may be considered as appropriate experience, and may be credited upon hire if project(s) directly relate to position
  • Some computer programming skills preferred
  • Ability to methodically record data with a very high level of accuracy
  • Ability to perform a variety of routine tests. Ability to prioritize work
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Under the Supervision of Principal Investigator, designs and performs research laboratory experiments in the field of gonadotropin regulation, including
  • Computer skills (intermediate level) including word processing and spreadsheet applications required
  • Must be extremely organized and capable of working under pressure
  • Be flexible to adjust schedule in accordance with the needs of the department
  • Ability to identify potential or on-going problems and help develop solutions to such problems
  • Must have the ability to work independently
  • Must possess initiative
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills to interact courteously and effectively with co-workers, research investigators, other hospital personnel, and external contacts
  • Must have basic computer experience
  • Must be able to function as a team leader under difficult or stressful situations
  • Must be able to work with mice on a daily basis
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Prepare the animals and participate in MRI-guided focused ultrasound experiment
  • Submit protocols of edited documents
  • Make tabular formats, fact sheets, graphs and reports on each of the research results in order to summarize them
  • Keep a track of the laboratory expenses incurred
  • Use computers to perform varied forms of analysis etc of statistical data
  • Participate in manuscript preparation
  • Excellent computer skills, ideally some familiarity with PCs and MACs
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to identify potential problems and develop solutions
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • 1)Execute molecular biology experiments and optimize and archive protocols for lab use; write new and update existing protocols
  • 2)Responsible for coordination of assigned projects, including quality assurance, preparing data reports, prioritizing time to meet deadlines, and maintaining detailed and accurate laboratory notebooks and other records
  • 3)Prepares reagents, solutions and buffers for use in procedures
  • 4)Under supervision of Research Laboratory Director and Specialist, establishes new and modifies existing research techniques
  • 1)BS or BA required; preferred in Biological Science
  • 2)At least one year experience with molecular cloning, PCR and cell culture
  • 3)Experience with reporter assay and RNAi delivery is desirable
  • 1)Ability to pay attention to details and to be precise. Sound analytical and organizational skills
  • 2)Excellent written and verbal communication skills, must be able to thoroughly document experiments, protocols, and data. Must be able to logically structure tasks and set priorities
  • 3)Knowledge of cell biology and/or molecular biology typically obtained through a bachelors degree program in biology, molecular genetics, biochemistry, or laboratory science. Ability to identify potential problems, communicate and troubleshoot them effectively
  • 4)Must be able to operate and maintain delicate electronic equipment and safely use and dispose of toxic chemicals and biohazards materials
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for assisting with general laboratory receiving; activities include order tracking and record keeping
  • Responsible for assisting with general supply inventory; activities include insuring the availability of adequate stocks of supplies required
  • Responsible for routine maintenance of the lab environment; activities include temperature recording on refrigerators/freezers and water baths, routine cleaning of biosafety cabinets and water baths and disposal of biohazardous waste
  • Responsible for preparation of buffers; activities include use of analytical balance, pH meter, rigorous sterile technique, and record keeping
  • Responsible for processing of tissue and body fluids; activities include strict adherence to universal precautions and sterile techniques
  • Responsible for research-related computer data entry and library work
  • Performance of related duties, as required
  • A Bachelor’s degree or more in the biological sciences and previous lab experience required
  • Must have basic familiarity with laboratory equipment, procedures, and scientific methodology
  • Must be well organized, able and willing to maintain a neat, orderly work environment and keep meticulous, up-to-date records
  • Must be able to work well with a variety of different personalities and communicate relevant information clearly
  • Must be able to work effectively under stringent conditions of accuracy, sterility, and adherence to protocols in a time-pressured environment
  • Must demonstrate careful attention to detail, be willing to ask questions and admit mistakes
  • Must be willing to be flexible in work scheduling to accommodate research
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Consolidation: Assist in planning and execution of the overall of Freezer Inventory and Consolidation. Work with Lab Manager to update Gantt charts, record efforts and plans for the upcoming month. Participate in the inventory of vials in the freezer farm and the Consolidation of samples to optimize freezer space. Update forms/LIMS/UNIX to reflect accurate records. Perform quality checks to ensure box maps and databases are accurate
  • Collections: Process and store blood, urine, saliva, semen, stool, hair, and/or toenail samples, from NHSI and NHSII, HPFS, PHS, the Men’s and/or Women’s Lifestyle Validation Studies (MLVS and WLVS) and/or the Growing –Up Today Study (GUTS), Mind Body Study (MBS) and others; which includes opening and checking incoming packages for completeness, logging them into computer data files and logbooks, centrifuging and Aliquoting samples, generating labels and storing samples in liquid nitrogen freezers. Perform Quality Control (QC) checks of samples stored to confirm efficiency and accuracy
  • Production and Distribution: Participates in the preparation of samples, drawn from two (BWH and HSPH) banks of specimens for biochemical analyses. This includes computer generation of necessary files, creation of shipping lists and labels using appropriate software programs, labeling of tubes and shipping boxes, removal of blood from freezers (involves lifting 19-25 lb. racks), thawing and Aliquoting of samples to be sent to collaborating laboratories as well as creation of sub aliquots in appropriate volumes, careful check of contents of boxes against shipping lists, updating of computer and hardcopy files of work accomplished, and shipment of samples to collaborating laboratories via Federal Express
  • Freezer/Farm and Equipment Care and Maintenance. Assists in monitoring liquid nitrogen freezers, which includes measuring liquid Nitrogen levels and temperature; weekly cleaning of freezers; annual defrosting a freezer as routine care; organizing, arranging and moving freezers; transferring contents of freezers during emergency situations; and replacing Dewars (moving heavy liquid nitrogen tanks). Also assists in monitoring -80C mechanical freezers for thermal accuracy and weekly confirmation of properly functioning alarm systems. Responds promptly and efficiently to any and all freezer alarm situation and contacts the Project Manager/Lab Manager, and when necessary communicates with facilities maintenance personnel and Harvard Operations staff
  • Infrastructure: Spend time trouble shooting issues that have arisen throughout the farm when time permits. Independently research issues and propose the best way to resolve them
  • General: As needed, incumbent will be required to contribute to other general activities such as writing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), answering participant questions regarding collection and shipping via email or phone, general lab maintenance, ordering supplies, and special projects
  • Ability to work independently under the direction of the Senior Lab Manager and/or Project Managers
  • Ability to strictly adhere to laboratory SOPS, directions of supervisors, and complex institutional guidelines
  • Sound independent judgment, accepts responsibility for designated assignments, and meet deadlines efficiently
  • Excellent organizational skills in order to formulate, implement, and monitor a number of interrelated tasks
  • Ability to contribute as a member of a laboratory team
  • Strong scientific curiosity and demonstrated involvement in scientific endeavors
  • A high degree of computer literacy, especially MS Excel, in order to learn and utilize database management and other specialized software and to implement these on the existing computer systems
  • Excellent interpersonal and writing skills are necessary, in order to communicate and interact effectively with individuals from various fields of expertise and various levels of experiences
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  • Independently conducts molecular biology procedures, such as DNA extraction, conventional PCR and real time PCR, western blotting, and MTT assays
  • Maintains tissue cultures and manipulates cell lines in a variety of experimental conditions. Monitors cells/cultures for viability and contamination. Perform cell viability MTT assays using various chemotherapy compounds and molecularly targeted therapies. Performs lentiviral and retroviral infection, plasmid transfection, and immunoblotting of tumor cells and controls
  • Calculates and analyzes data using statistical techniques and participates in the writing of manuscripts submitted for publication and grant applications
  • Maintains tissue culture and molecular biology supplies and reagents and helps order new supplies and minor equipment
  • Coordinates laboratory compliance with institutional policies and procedures in the areas of safety, environmental, and infection control
  • Assists in the orientation and training of new laboratory staff, COOP students, and interns
  • Performs all other duties and responsibilities as directed, including both research and administrative duties
  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in a biological science
  • At least 1 year experience in genetics and molecular/cellular biology techniques
  • Experience with tissue culture and PCR techniques very helpful
  • Able to conduct in vitro and in vivo experiments
  • Must have sound interpersonal skills
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  • Independently performs routine and non-routine experiments which are moderate to complex. Experiments may include specific assays, tissue culture, mouse work, immunohistochemistry and flow cytometry
  • Calculates, transcribes and analyzes data using advanced statistical techniques
  • Maintains long-term cell lines. Monitors cells for viability and contamination
  • Performs literature searches and helps to prepare presentations and manuscripts
  • In collaboration with PI or postdoctoral fellow, establishes new and modifies existing experimental techniques
  • Coordinates lab activities such as infection control, chemical inventory and bio-safety activities
  • A minimum of one year in directly related research setting
  • 1-2 rotating students maximum
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  • Working under the supervision of senior research assistant and laboratory manager, the successful applicant will perform a variety of routine procedures following established methodologies. Routine procedures and duties will include but are not limited to
  • High throughput genotyping
  • Next generation sequencing
  • Expression array processing
  • With supervision, operates requisite laboratory equipment, instruments and robotics to perform repetitive laboratory techniques, Learns how to use new instruments and implement their use in new tests
  • Performs with strong attention to detail and has ability to focus and perform tasks accurately and reproducibly
  • Uses universal safety precautions and proper personal protective equipment to protect self and co-workers from biohazardous materials, including blood-borne pathogens
  • Records data; maintains and makes minor adjustments to equipment under supervision
  • Participate in lab meetings and generate ideas for improving efficiency and productivity in the lab’s operations
  • Communicate effectively with the team, discuss progress, and share data with supervisors
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  • 1)Work closely with the PI/postdoctoral fellows on a biomedical research project funded by the Marr grant to study the roles of exosomes, small cell-derived extracellular vesicles, in neurodegenerative disease
  • 2)Be responsible for culturing cells which will be the primary source of exosomal material
  • 3)Isolate exosomes from biological materials using ultracentrifugation, immunoisolation and chemical precipitation to monitor their size, morphology and general protein profile
  • 4)Screen purified exosomes for proteins directly relevant to neurodegenerative disease using SDS-PAGE, ELISA and electron microscopy
  • 5)Record and analyze results using the appropriate software packages
  • 6)Prepare buffers, reagents place orders to keep the lab stocked of necessary consumables
  • Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, neuroscience, cell biology or a related biomedical subject
  • The successful candidate should also have at least 1 year experience in a laboratory setting
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  • Process incoming biospecimens carefully following established standard operating procedures and maintaining high quality processing and organization of the Biobank. This includes aliquoting, barcoding, biospecimen management, tracking, and freezer storage
  • Perform RNA and DNA extractions from human blood for the Harvard Biomarkers Study and other ongoing genetic projects. Assaying DNA concentration by NanoString and Quibit
  • Assist with clinical study coordination: screen medical charts, prepare paperwork for study visits, schedule study visits, enroll and interview subjects at outpatient neurology clinics at MGH and BWH, perform blood draws, administer memory/movement scales and questionnaires. Contact subjects for follow up and assist with mailing information to subjects
  • Precisely collect and enter data into an electronic databases. Assist with data entry cleaning
  • Responsible for maintaining and ordering lab supplies
  • Assist with the supervision an training of research trainees and summer student(s) in accordance with project demands
  • Maintains complete and accurate records of laboratory assays and clinic visits; organizes and interprets data and gives oral and written reports
  • Keeps work area and equipment clean and orderly. Works judiciously with hazardous materials
  • Helps to create a productive and professional work environment for self and other research personnel
  • Assists in collaborative research with other laboratories and investigators
  • BS or BA is required
  • Laboratory and clinical experience is preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication in English is required
  • Must be flexible and versatile enough to alternate between laboratory bench work and clinical research responsibilities. Must be able to multitask
  • Must be detailed oriented and able to prioritize and organize work responsibilities
  • Must be able to make independent judgments under general supervision
  • Must be willing to precisely collect data and enter into an electronic database
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  • Work independently under general supervision, conduct a variety of routine and non-routine experiments using standard and novel, cutting-edge molecular biology and cellular immunology techniques, including
  • Short-term and long-term cell cultures requiring aseptic cell culture technique
  • Isolations and purification of various immune cells from mouse and human tissues
  • Functional in vitro cell culture assays
  • ELISA for cytokine determinations
  • Flow cytometric analysis of immune cell populations
  • PCR, gel electrophoresis, qPCR, molecular cloning, use of in vitro and in vivo retroviral expression, including generation of retrogenic mice
  • Culture and processing of bacterial pathogens in a controlled laboratory setting (Biosafety Level 2)
  • Maintain breeding colonies of mice, perform infections, administer test substances such as antibodies, cytokines, or immune stimulators to mice, and collect data on the health of infected animals
  • Perform organ harvests on uninfected or infected animals and process organs and tissues for histological, microbiological and immunological analysis
  • Collect and analyze data using statistics and scientific graphing software, and identify a logical sequence of subsequent experiments based on the data obtained
  • Prepare data for presentation and publication
  • Report on progress of work at weekly laboratory seminars
  • Prepare laboratory reagents, chemicals, instruments and equipment
  • Maintain supplies inventory in accordance with laboratory and department procedures
  • Assist in the orientation and training of new residents, fellows, students and technicians
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as directed
  • Applicant will be trained to perform any technique not currently known, including handling of laboratory animals, safe handling of infectious agents, and use of personal protective equipment. After sufficient training, the technician is expected to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Bachelor of Science degree in a biological/physical science or equivalent required
  • Minimum of one (1) year relevant laboratory working experience
  • Willingness to work with laboratory animals and infectious and biohazardous materials
  • Well organized, dependable and ability to work independently or as a team member to accomplish research goals
  • Ability to learn new and innovative procedures quickly
  • Excellent analytical skills and excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to organize, document, and present research data
  • Demonstrated ability to use computer software for data generation, statistical analysis and record keeping such as MS Word, MS Excel, GraphPad Prism, FlowJo
  • On own initiative, ability to identify potential problems and trouble-shoot problems as necessary
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  • Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine tests following established methodologies. Routine tests may include separation and quantitation of DNA, RNA and protein
  • Records data, summarizes, and analyzes results using basic statistics
  • Must have a sound understanding of laboratory practices and procedures, usually acquired through one to three months of on-the-job training
  • Must have excellent organizational and record keeping skills
  • Must possess careful attention to details
  • Must be able to make independent, effective decisions in appropriate situations
  • Excellent organizational skills to ensure smooth functioning of a research laboratory
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Senior Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Independently performs non-routine, highly specialized experimental procedures
  • Participates in the design and modification of research protocols
  • Develops research methodologies within the parameters of experimental protocols and research objectives
  • Develops, organizes and/or maintains the study database. Responsible for data validation and quality control
  • Composes and may present sections of research reports and manuscripts
  • Performs advanced data analysis using advanced statistical techniques
  • Responsible for the oversight and coordination of the scheduling of all procedures
  • Responsible for troubleshooting problems and instructing others in highly specialized techniques
  • If entry level research staff is present, responsible for supervising staff in the lab, including hiring, firing, evaluation and discipline
  • In collaboration with PI, participates in budget and grant development and preparation
  • BS in biological/physical science
  • Requires 3 – 5 years of directly related, progressively more responsible experience
  • Ability to identify problems and troubleshoot solutions
  • Must have broad knowledge of scientific principles, biological structures and laboratory techniques
  • Must have sound interpersonal skills and ability to supervise others
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Extracts lipids from human clinical samples, animal samples and bacterial cells
  • Profiles lipid content and changes using liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry
  • Generates lipidomics data sets for unsupervised comparisons and biomarker discovery
  • Involved in optimization of protocols
  • Involved in the coordination of all regulatory and compliance activities for the experiments
  • Carries out research projects on the role of bacterial lipids in pathogenesis
  • Reports on work in progress at weekly seminars and interprets experiment results in conference with other researchers
  • Responsible for quality control and maintenance of laboratory equipment, including the education of colleagues to improve cost efficiency
  • Responsible for the continual maintenance and updating of the laboratory’s lipid bank and cell bank
  • Contributes to scientific literature
  • Attends regular meetings of the Principal Investigators to discuss improvements on the general operation of the laboratory and acts upon decisions made
  • Assists in the generation of graphics and illustrations for publications and presentations
  • Relevant laboratory experience as can be learned in core lab courses in college
  • Willingness to work with infectious and biohazardous material
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  • Antibody cloning
  • Infectivity studies using recombinant virus-like particles (pseudoviruses)
  • Large-scale protein expression in mammalian cells and protein purification
  • Crystallization trials of protein complexes
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  • Extensive experience in bioengineering techniques and the ability to learn campus wide operations is desired
  • A thorough theoretical understanding and practical experience performing immunoassays and isolation techniques is required
  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English
  • Capable of working independently and supervising the work of others. Ability to manage own time and schedule own tasks, and initiative to work efficiently without constant supervision and direction
  • Ability to make decisions regarding daily laboratory operations and to address unusual situations that arise within the facilities
  • Proficient computer skills, including data entry and use of spreadsheet and/or database. Ability to learn new applications used and other technologies as assigned
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  • Maintains short- and long-term cell cultures for several investigators. Prepares media, maintains cell room, oversees equipment in cell room, and arranges for repairs as needed. Keep accurate records of cell lines and prepares them for several investigators as directed. Freezes and thaws cells, etc., as needed, and oversees shipping to other investigators as required
  • Prepares and generates vectors using PCR, restriction digestions, DNA ligation, preparation for DNA sequencing and analysis of results using BLAST searches
  • Generation of knockout cell lines using CRISPR/Cas9 technology using cell transfection and cloning techniques followed by genotyping using PCR and DNA sequencing
  • Order supplies, maintains inventory and storage of chemicals, cell lines, sera, and antibodies
  • Performs transfections, harvests cells for western blot analysis, SDS-PAGE, blotting, scans and records data using Photoshop and Illustrator software
  • Designs and executes research experiments, interprets results, and troubleshoots techniques required to complete experiments with help of supervisor
  • Trains new personnel
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as directed
  • Must possess good analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate information clearly in both oral and written form
  • Ability to make decisions based on logical assumptions of factual data to solve technical and logistical problems
  • Ability to handle and work humanely with experimental animals
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine tests following established methodologies. Routine tests may include virus RNA extraction, PCR, DNA sequencing, real-time PCR, plasma and PBMC isolation from whole blood, PBMC subpopulation isolation, and drug susceptibility assays with HIV-1
  • Interested in a career in biomedical research
  • Ability to record and analyze data using basic statistics
  • Excellent written, documentation and oral communication skills required
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine tests following established methodologies. Routine tests may include RNA and DNA extraction, PCR, real-time PCR, and viral sequencing
  • Prepares and maintains tissues cultures and virus stocks
  • Works closely with PI and other members of the laboratory
  • BS or BA in a biological/physical science required
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Perform in vivo experiments in mice using inhalation challenge to aeroallergens, inflammatory mediators, irritants, and viruses
  • Characterize experimental results including: confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, ELISA, qPCR, western blotting, and transcript analysis
  • Perform in vitro experiments on cultured epithelial cells
  • Organize and prepare laboratory reagents, chemicals, instruments and equipment required for the research assistant’s experiments
  • Participate in maintaining murine colonies required for the research assistant’s experiments
  • Maintain written records of results according to established guidelines
  • Perform all other duties and responsibilities as directed
  • BS in biological science required
  • Experience participating in the development and execution of hypothesis driven research is required
  • Must be able to follow protocols accurately and be adept at learning new procedures
  • Good organizational skills, detail oriented, ability to work with a high level of precision
  • Ability to perform a variety of routine procedures and prioritize work
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Coordinate the implementation of research studies
  • Initiates and maintains contact with study participants. Responsible for subject recruitment, screening volunteers for suitability, scheduling studies with volunteers and staff. May serve as a liaison between subjects and physician
  • Develops and maintains computer acquisition configurations. Performs / assists with research physiological testing including PSG, EMG, oximetry, etc
  • Develops, organizes, and maintains the study database and data backups. Responsible for data collection, validation and quality control
  • In conjunction with Lab Manager/Principal Investigator, develops and implements new research protocols including design, data collection systems and institutional review board approval
  • Perform statistical and graphical analyses on data. Assist Lab Manager/ Principal Investigator with preparation for presentations and written published articles
  • Responsible for training and orienting new staff. May serve as team leader or in a supervisory capacity
  • Responsible for ordering supplies, including finding vendors that sell the items. Organize blood samples for storage and for shipment to processing facility
  • All other duties assigned
  • BA/BS in scientific field of study with 1 year of directly related experience
  • CPR Training required
  • Must possess the ability to work independently and display initiative to introduce innovations to research study
  • Ability to identify technical problems and develop solutions
  • Familiarity with Excel, Power Point, and numerous statistical programs
  • Understand the essentials of running and maintaining lab and lab equipment
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  • Principal Duties
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelors program
  • Course work in physical and biological sciences
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Isolate human peripheral blood mononuclear cells from fresh human blood, including subsets of cells as needed
  • Perform flow cytometric analysis of cells
  • Maintain detailed laboratory notes with organized records and data
  • Perform literature searches as directed
  • Processing patient specimens, recording and storage of samples
  • Bachelor of Science degree in biology, biochemistry or chemistry
  • Must have at least one-year experience in a directly related research setting
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine and non-routine tests following established methodologies
  • Processing and freezing biologic specimens (blood, saliva, urine, and stool) from patients collected as part of an ongoing longitudinal study of patients with multiple sclerosis. As samples may arrive in the lab late in the day, some evening hours are required in order to process all samples the same day as they arrive
  • Maintaining a repository of frozen samples for future and ongoing studies. Recording samples in an Oracle based LIMS system. Troubleshooting logging errors and performing audits of sample inventory. Performing quality control assessments of frozen samples
  • Recruitment of healthy volunteers to donate blood as controls; obtaining informed consent, documentation of enrollment in study, and performing blood draws under supervision
  • Assisting with experimental work including, but not limited to, assays such as flow cytometry, flow-assisted cell-sorting (FACS), DNA and RNA isolation, transcriptional profiling (real-time rt-PCR, RNA sequencing, nanostring), proliferation assays, ELISA, and Luminex. Performs data analysis and preliminary statistical analysis under supervision
  • Ordering laboratory reagents and supplies. Maintaining equipment and supplies in a neat and orderly manner
  • Involved in orientation and training of other employees, such as new technicians and summer interns. Assists in the day-to-day supervision of high school interns
  • Must have a sound understanding of laboratory practices and procedures
  • Ability to manage work processes in a neat and orderly way, to follow instructions, and to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a team
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work with attention to detail and punctuality
  • On own initiative, ability to identify potential problems and troubleshoot problems as necessary
  • Must have good manual dexterity and be able to carry items weighing up to 30 lbs
  • Good organizational and record keeping skills, detail oriented
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Will be required to learn to operate FACS Calibrate and Flow Cytometry machinery
  • Will be required to perform routine immunology techniques such as ELISA, western blot and basic procedures on laboratory animals; and molecular biology techniques like DNA purification and cloning
  • Will run protein microarrays and qPCR
  • Maintains and orders supplies when needed. Assists with cleaning, and maintaining the laboratory area in a neat and orderly condition
  • Attends courses in safety procedures for the handling, storage and disposal of biohazardous, infectious, radioactive and toxic substances, ensuring that all laboratory activities are carried out in compliance with such procedures
  • Must have a sound understanding of laboratory practices and procedures, usually acquired through one to three months on-the-job training
  • Must possess careful attention to detail
  • Must be capable of following detailed protocols and use calculations to design and carry out experiments
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Prepare samples for cell sorting and flow cytometric analysis
  • Perform in vitro assays of immune cell function
  • Prepare laboratory reagents, chemicals and instruments, and maintain equipment
  • Perform ELISAs for analysis of cytokine expression
  • Isolate RNA and DNA from cells and tissue samples
  • Genotype mice using PCR and gel electrophoresis
  • Perform qPCR for analysis of relative gene expression
  • Perform western blot analyses for protein expression
  • Maintain lab supply inventory and prepare orders for supplies, equipment and reagents for the lab after approval by the Principal Investigator
  • Record data, summarizes and analyzes results, using basic statistics
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are required for working with other individuals in the lab
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a larger team
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and GraphPad Prism
  • Knowledge of basic laboratory techniques and a desire to learn new skills
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  • Perform experiments, which may be moderate to complex with increasing independence
  • Pre-clinical rodent work (mouse handling, injections etc.)
  • Record data and analyze results using basic statistics
  • Maintain and perform experiments with cells in tissue culture
  • Help to prepare presentations and written articles for publication
  • Maintain supplies inventory in accordance with departmental procedures
  • B.A/B.S with significant biological/physical science coursework
  • Experience with techniques in molecular biology, cell biology, or computational biology is desirable
  • Experience with mice is an advantage but not a requirement
  • Interested in biology/medicine and extremely self-motivated
  • Collaborative, flexible and a strong team player
  • Willingness to work with mice
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  • Assist Lab Manager/ Principal Investigator with preparation for presentations and written published articles
  • BA/BS in a scientific discipline (Psychology or Biology preferred)
  • CPR Training preferred
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Under the supervision of the investigator, performs complex laboratory experiments in the field of Hematology and Zebrafish developmental genetics
  • As experiments proceed, consults with the investigator and with approval implements necessary adjustments in experimental design
  • Records, reviews, and analyzes test results
  • May assist in the orientation and training of new staff
  • Ability to learn and perform a variety of laboratory procedures including: tissue culture, preparation of DNA, DNA transfections, electrophoresis, immunoassay, and radio-chemistry
  • Willing to work with radio-isotopes should certain experiments require radio-chemical labeling. Candidate will be appropriately trained in the use and handling of radio-isotopes
  • Analytical ability and initiative in assessing quality of data and trouble-shooting problems with experiments
  • Knowledge of sterile technique
  • Sound judgment regarding time-planning and laboratory safety
  • Concern for detail: thoroughness; precision
  • Ability to withstand visual strain, long periods of standing, and occasional unpleasant odors
  • Experiments may require the humane euthanasia of zebrafish (adult and embryo’s) using Federally- regulated guidelines
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  • Pre-clinical rodent work (mouse handling, injections and surgery) Familiarity with animal vivarium policies and procedures
  • BA/BS with significant biological/physical science coursework
  • Experience with animal handling and surgical techniques are highly recommended
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintains culture of hESCs, hiPSCs, primary culture of human cells, cell lines, and kidney organoids. Monitors cells for viability, pluripotency (hESCs/hiPSCs), and contamination
  • Generates hiPSC from human fibroblasts and blood with sendai virus or mRNA methods without feeder cells
  • Performs gene editing with CRISPR/Cas9 and generation of reporter lines in hESCs/hiPSCs
  • Performs directed differentiation of nephron progenitor cells and kidney organoids with protocols established by Dr. Morizane
  • Performs routine and non-routine experiments which are moderate to complex for the generation of differentiated functional human kidney tissue
  • Performs immunocytochemistry, immunohistochemistry, PCR, Western blot, and sample preparations for DNA sequence
  • Generation of gRNA vectors for CRISPR/Cas9 experiments
  • Calculates, transcribes and analyzes data using advanced statistical techniques with Prism and Excel
  • Performs literature searches and helps to prepare presentations (Powerpoint) and manuscripts (Word)
  • In collaboration with PI, establishes new and modifies existing experimental techniques. Develops standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Requires a minimum of two years in directly related research setting. Human Stem cell experience desirable but not necessary
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  • Contributes to genomic and proteomic screens to identify novel therapeutic targets in human cancer. Performs tumor cell cultures and evaluates effects of treating tumor cultures with novel therapies. Carries out standard methods of molecular biology including: Isolation of various cell fractions from blood, bone marrow and solid tumor specimens; immunoprecipitation and western blotting, Polymerase chain reaction DNA and cDNA amplification; DNA cloning in phage and plasmids; next-generation sequencing; fluorescence in situ hybridization
  • Records data, summarizes and analyzes results using basic statistics
  • Reports on progress of work at weekly laboratory seminars
  • Maintains supplies inventory in accordance with department procedures
  • Functions as a key team member in drafting and otherwise preparing high-impact publications
  • Helps train new students and postdoctoral fellows in standard methods of molecular biology
  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in a biological/physical science required
  • Some laboratory experience desired. Undergraduate coursework or projects may be considered as appropriate experience, and may be credited upon hire if project(s) directly related to position. Undergraduate experience with Creative Writing (or other courses that focus on writing skills, such as critical or analytical writing) is a plus
  • Ability to carry out procedures in a coordinated multi-step manner with appropriate consultation
  • Ability to contribute to manuscript drafts: specifically, ability to communicate complex science concepts in written form, using correct grammar and syntax
  • Ability to perform a variety of routine procedures
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Technical Research Assistant Resume Examples & Samples

  • Collections: Receive and Processing Incoming Biospecimen. On a day-to-day basis, under the direction of the Collections Project Manager and Senior Research Laboratory Manager, use a standardized SOPs to Process: blood, urine, saliva, semen, stool, hair, toenail and/or tissue samples, from NHSI and NHSII, HPFS, PHS, the Men’s and/or Women’s Lifestyle Validation Studies (MLVS and WLVS) and/or the Growing –Up Today Study (GUTS), Mind Body Study (MBS) and others- which includes: opening and checking incoming packages for completeness; logging received kits and specimens into a LIMS system and logbooks; centrifuging and aliquoting samples; generate labels and store samples in liquid nitrogen freezers; perform Quality Control (QC) checks of samples stored to confirm efficiency and accuracy
  • Consolidation: Work in the Biorepository updating freezer inventory of specimen in the freezer farm. Consolidate samples in boxes and racks to optimize freezer space. Update records in a UNIX database. Coordinate with Project Manager for task assignments, update progress and plan. Perform quality checks to ensure updating in LIMS/UNIX system is correct. Re-label existing vials with 2-D Barcode labels to enhance ease of tracking vials, Add sentinel vials to each new and then carefully move relabeled vials from existing box into these new boxes, Update inventory records and, consolidate boxes from one rack to another and move racks, as needed, from freezer to freezer
  • Production and Distribution: Incumbent is required to participate in the preparation of biospecimen samples, drawn from two locations, for biochemical and genetic analysis. This includes creation of shipping lists and labels using appropriate software programs; labeling of tubes and shipping boxes; removal of samples from freezers (involves lifting 26 lb. racks); thawing and aliquoting of samples to be sent to collaborating laboratories-as well as-creation of sub-aliquots in appropriate volumes; careful check of box contents against shipping lists; updating computer and hardcopy files of work accomplished; and shipment of samples to collaborating laboratories via Federal Express and/or Quik International
  • Data Recordation: Incumbent will be expected to become a fluent LIMS user and assist the project manager regularly in discussions about process improvement and workflow needs
  • Communications: Incumbent will be required to serve as a liaison of the organization in working with partner laboratories, third party companies, and other logistical and shipping entities inside and outside of BWH
  • Biorepository Monitoring: Incumbent will be highly involved in monitoring liquid nitrogen freezers, which includes, upkeep of freezer and repair logs; measuring liquid Nitrogen levels; and ordering, moving and replacing heavy liquid nitrogen tanks. Also, assists in monitoring 8 mechanical freezers for thermal accuracy and weekly confirmation of properly functioning alarm systems. Responds promptly and efficiently to any freezer alarm situation and contacts the Laboratory Manager, communicates with facilities maintenance and repair personnel when warranted. Every other month, carry a pager for a