The Research Associate 2 plans, organizes and modifies, if needed, research projects under the direction of a Principal Investigator (PI). This position coordinates and provides technical direction to research lab staff, analyzes data to determine next objectives, interprets and reports results to the PI, and assists with writing publications, protocols or proposals.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Develop, implement and maintain next generation sequencing (NGS) capabilities
Perform various molecular biology techniques including quantitative RT-PCR, High-Throughput Sequencing library preparation (e.g., RNASeq, miRNASeq, circRNASeq), Sanger sequencing, Pyrosequencing, Methylation Array and DNA/RNA extractions
Construct libraries, perform quality control, carry out titrations and work with a variety of PCR and DNA sequencing technologies.
Operating a variety of laboratory instruments such as next generation sequencers, PCR machines and measuring instruments
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