Research Technician On Molecular Biology And Protein Biochemistry
University At Buffalo
Posting DetailsFiscal Year 2019-2020
Position Title Research Technician on Molecular Biology and Protein Biochemistry Classification Title Research Technician I Department Physiology and Biophysics Posting Number R2000041 Posting Link https: // www. ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/23855 Employer Research Foundation Position Type RF Clerical/Technical Type Full-Time Appointment Term Salary Grade N.4
The Qin Lab at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is seeking a skilled, motivated technician with a background in molecular biology and/or protein biochemistry. The lab studies structures and functions of TRP ion channels which are responsible for pain transduction including the sensation felt from consuming hot peppers. The study utilizes a variety of techniques, ranging from electrophysiology, biochemistry, cryo-EM imaging (in collaboration with Dr. Qiuxing Jiang at Hauptman Woodward Institute), and also computational simulation and modeling. The lab has excellent facility including high-end patch-clamp stations, fluoremeters, spectrophotometers, pcr themocycler, ultracentrifuge, size-exclusion chromatography, cryo plunger, glow discharger, and high-performance computer workstations. For more information about the lab, research or Dr. Qin, please visit: Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
The successful candidate will join the lab and provide technical support for the ongoing research, including side-directed and chimeric DNA mutagenesis, protein purification and sample preparation, and possibly maintenance and transfection of cultured cells. The position is for at least 4 years during which new opportunities may be available.
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Contact’s Name Dr. Feng Qin
Contact’s Title Contact’s Email firstname.lastname@example.org Contact’s Phone 716-829-6030
Deadline for applicants Open Until Filled Date to be filled