Staff Research Associate (9613C) 14582
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: January 28, 2021
The He Lab studies the functional importance of the non-coding genome in development and disease.
It is increasingly clear that the vast non-coding genome encodes important genetic information that regulates development and disease. The overall focus of the He lab is to understand the biological functions and the molecular regulation of various non-coding transcripts, including microRNAs (miRNAs), long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) and retrotransposons. Using mouse and frog genetics, genomics, cell and molecular biology, we aim to dissect the functional interplay between protein-coding genes and non-coding genes in development and disease. In particular, we will dissect the molecular mechanisms that define the totipotent stem cell cell fate in preimplantation embryos, and will elucidate the cellular and molecular events that promote cancer metastasis.
Lab organization and lab management:
- All administrative paperwork needed to maintain lab operation, BUA, AUP, etc.
- Supply and inventory management
- Act as lab safety officer
- Supervised basic research to examine the function of ncRNAs in mouse development, including colony management, molecular biology, mouse surgery and RNA sequencing experiments.
- Update and maintain animal protocols.
- Train junior lab members in basic techniques.
- Experience with basic mouse genetics and molecular biology
- Computer skills (word, excel, adobe illustrator and organization skills.
- Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize work
- Strong communication skills, both written and oral
- At least one year of lab research experience
- BA/BS degree equivalent in cell biology or biochemistry or a related field, or relevant training and work experience.
Experience with handling of mice, basic sterile techniques, surgical procedures.
Salary & Benefits
This is an hourly-paid (non-exempt, stepped rates) position.
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How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Research Support Professionals Unit (RX) between the University of California and the University Professional and Technical Employees (UPTE). The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/rx/index.html
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