Research Associate I - McGovern Lab | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

Los Angeles, California

Are you a passionate and dedicated research professional? The Cedars-Sinai Inflammatory Bowel and Immunobiology Research Institute (IBIRI) is searching for a Research Associate I (RAI)! IBIRI is a multidisciplinary basic, translational, and clinical research program devoted to Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Under the direction of Dr. Dermot McGovern, the institute is seeking for a hardworking and highly motivated professional to join our laboratory. To learn more, please visit: McGovern Research Lab | Cedars-Sinai (cedars-sinai.org) If you are seeking a great opportunity in a results-driven environment, this may be a prime opportunity for you! Working under direct supervision, the RAI performs a variety of routine experimental protocols and procedures to support the objectives of one or more laboratory research projects in a specific area of research. Assists in general laboratory activities, including maintenance of reagents and stocking of supplies. Files and monitors documents. Keeps accurate and detailed records of experiments and results. Assists in the operation of specialized equipment and machinery. Observes safety standards and procedures. The Research Assistant I will be able to perform routine cellular, micro- and molecular biology procedures including, but not limited to Western, Northern blot, DNA/RNA, PCR, protein extraction, cell culture, Immunohistochemistry, and staining. This position does not have supervisory responsibilities. Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities: Performs a variety of routine laboratory tasks and procedures May assist with animal husbandry May perform Genotyping using ABI Taqman and Illumina platform Maintains lab equipment and related records Transports, processes and logs samples Maintains computer database with relevant clinical information. Performs lab maintenance duties, including glassware cleaning and sterilization Maintains stocks of general lab materials, and places orders for lab equipment and supplies using PeopleSoft Assists new students and fellows at the laboratory Observes and complies with safety standards and procedures Department Specific Responsibilities: Order laboratory supplies using PeopleSoft, follow up on shipments and orders received. Stock laboratory common supplies/chemicals, prepare and stock media. Clean and maintain equipment and space on an established schedule, including autoclaving glassware and water, and washing labware. Generate and maintain iPSC lines Generate organoids from iPSC lines Perform molecular and cell culture assays as needed Optimize Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Los Angeles, California

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