Research Associate

Bacteriology, Research Assocaite
Posted 2 months ago

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Preparation of bacterial culture media, regents and solutions required for bacterial growth.
  • Prepare bacterial challenge dose for in-vivo efficacy studies.
  • Perform serological assays such as ELISAs and toxins neutralization assays in blood, serum, and plasma samples.
  • Perform mammalian cell cultures and cell-based assays such as cytotoxicity and toxin neutralization assay for different bacterial toxins such as: alpha toxins, Leukotoxins, Superantigens, clostridium toxins, anthrax toxins and superantigen toxins.
  • Plasmid and DNA extraction; PCR, cloning and basic molecular biology techniques.
  • Production and purification of Antibody from CHO cell lines and characterization of antibodies
  • Complete a variety of tasks to ensure smooth overall function of laboratory, including simple equipment maintenance, maintain accurate inventories and proper record keeping.
  • Comply with applicable safety procedures working with infectious microorganisms.
  • Oversee Bacterial lab operations:
    • Enforce lab safety protocol to lab personnel (wearing lab coats, gloves)
    • Make sure Labs are neat and tidy.
    • Maintain -80C and -20C inventories.
  • Review/QC and summarize data for reporting to the supervisor.

Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Masters in biological science and 3+ years of experience.

  • Prior experience in bacterial culture, bacterial enumeration based on total plate count methods and bacterial growth kinetics
  • Prior experience performing serological assays
  • Prior experience performing protein characterization assays: SDS gel, Western Blot and BCA.
  • Must be able to independently run laboratory assays
  • Operating knowledge of Microsoft Office is required
  • Must have an aptitude for problem-solving and be highly organized

Integrated BioTherapeutics is an equal opportunity employer and provides a positive working environment.

Eligible applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and names and contacts of three references to jobs@IntegratedBiotherapeutics.com or apply online.

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