We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with a background in biological sciences to serve as a laboratory technician in the Department of Oral Biology, University at Buffalo, South Campus. Work will be performed in a laboratory that uses a multi-faceted approach to study how the human fungal pathogen Candida albicans interacts with host epithelial cells to cause disease. The successful candidate should be able to manage multiple detail-oriented tasks with minimal supervision, capable of trouble-shooting and critical thinking, self-motivated, dedicated and creative. Excellent organizational skills, ability to work well with others, and willingness to learn new lab techniques and follow instructions are key. • Preparation of yeast and mammalian cell cultures • DNA/RNA isolation from yeast and mammalian cell cultures • Protein purification using chromatography techniques • Molecular assays such as real-time qPCR and ELISA• Preparation of protein samples and Western blotting• Work with laboratory mice (colony management, genotyping)• Microscopy (light, epifluorescence, confocal)
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