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Job Title: Biologist III
Category:  Professional & Business Operations
Job Description: 
  • The Research Associate will perform a variety of biochemical and cellular experiments to characterize the effect of novel compounds on molecular targets of interest.
  • Initial focus will be on the production of stocks of influenza virus for use in assays to measure inhibition of virus infectivity in cell culture
  • Culture of mammalian cell lines in tissue culture flasks, dishes and 96 and 384 multi-well plates
  • Preparation of all reagent solutions, including buffers, growth media and test compound solutions at precise concentrations
  • Acquisition and analysis of data, documentation of experiments in laboratory notebooks and effective presentation and communication of experimental results to colleagues 

  • B.Sc. or B.A. in Biology or related field 

  • Demonstrated ability in all aspects of mammalian cell culture: good sterile technique, proper preparation of reagents, effective freezing, thawing and passage of cell lines and observation skills to monitor cell health

  • Experience in the production of virus stocks, preferably of influenza

  • At least one year of laboratory experience running in vitro experiments in biochemistry, cell biology or related fields 

Location  West Point , PA
Minimum Experience (yrs):  1+
Required Education:  Not Specified

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