The Department ofMicrobiology & Immunology at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of SUNY, located at the Downtown Campus, has an open research technicain position available to study how the metabolism of the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii impacts its growth and virulence. Projects include defining how the parasite senses oxygen, how parasite oxygen sensing impacts virulence, and what parasite proteins and processes are impacted by parasite oxygen sensing. Job duties will include:
The incumbent will assist the lab in a variety of capacities, including:
* Maintain parasite cultures
* Creating and characterizing gene knockouts
* Maintaining laboratory solutions and chemicals
* Collecting data and reporting them to supervisor
* Additionally, the incumbent will prepare reports and papers, develop and assist in scientific experiments, assist in the preparation of scientific publications, and provide support services for the laboratory as requested.
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