Research Assistant

Research Assistant

New York Blood Center

New York, NY, United States

Research Assistant
Full Time * New York, NY

At New York Blood Center, one of the most comprehensive blood centers in the world, our focus is on cultivating excellence by merging cutting-edge innovation with diligent customer service, groundbreaking research, and comprehensive program and service development. Join us as we work towards meeting and exceeding the growing needs of our diverse communities, further our lifesaving strategic goals in a rapidly changing environment, and expand our impact on the local, national, and global communities we serve.

In the role of a Research Assistant in the Laboratory of Stem Cell Biology and Engineering you will focus on investigating methods for expanding blood products ex-vivo and developing tools to model hematological processes. Additionally, we are interested in understanding how the hematopoietic stem cell microenvironment is affected under conditions of hematological malignancy.

Responsibilities include:

•Performing bench-top molecular biology and genomics experiments, histology, cell culture, flow cytometry and ELISA assays
•Maintaining the laboratory supplies and mouse colony
•Identifying solutions to complex problems

To qualify, you must have a Master’s Degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biomedical Engineering or a closely related field. At least 1-3 years of experience with mammalian cell culture, and basic molecular biology laboratory techniques is required. Prior experience with mouse handling is preferred.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. For immediate consideration, please submit a curriculum vitae to amendelson@nybc.org.

NEW YORK BLOOD CENTER
www.nybloodcenter.org
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