Lab automation researcher
I am currently looking for a research and development related position in either academia or industry setting.
I have 2 years of extensive experience utilizing automated system for high throughput screening and lab automation. I can write scripts, calibrate, optimize protocols, troubleshoot, maintain and administrate both automation hardware and software.
I am open to any location and don't need visa sponsorship.
You may reach me at: email@example.com
High Throughput Screening. Laboratory Automation. Protocol Development.
Molecular Biology. Cell Culture. Biochemistry.
Teaching and Mentoring.
•Two years of experience in laboratory automation and high throughput screening.
•Seven years of experience in computational biology.
•Ten years of research experience in biological fields.
•Five years of experience in teaching and mentoring.
•Numerous scholarship and fellowship awards.
University of Maryland, Baltimore County (2000-2006)
Baltimore, MD: Ph.D., Biological Sciences
Cumulative GPA: 3.5
Fudan University (1995-1999)
Shanghai, China: B.S., Microbiology
Cumulative GPA: 3.6
• Tecan: Evoware Standard and Liquid Handling (2008)
•Shimadzu: MALDI TOF (2007)
• Water: HPLC (2007)
Experience (detailed descriptions available upon request) :
•Current position: 12/2006 - present
National Research Council Research Associate at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (Silver Spring, MD)
Exploration of the mechanism of the reactivation of nerve agent-inhibited human acetylcholinestease by MMB4 by mutagenic and computational methods.
Screening of new medicines for nerve-agent inhibited human acetylcholinesterase using high throughput automation robot (Tecan Freedom Evo).
Measuring the reactivation of nerve-agent inhibited human acetylcholinesterase by oximes using high throughput automation robot.
Measuring the inhibition rate of the human acetylcholinesterase using high throughput automation robot.
Evaluation of the antibody level in mice using ELISA.
•Ph.D. candidate: 08/2000 – 08/2006
The Mechanism of Human Arrestin-Mediated Desensitization of Human Green Opsin: Hints from the Studies of Bovine Rhodopsin and Bovine Arrestin
•Laboratory Instructor: 08/2001 – 08/2006
Chemistry, Biology, Genetics, Advanced Biochemistry
Tecan Evoware Mentoring
Methods: Monte Carlo Simulated Annealing, Molecular Dynamics,
Homology Modeling, Interaction Energy Calculations;
Software: MOE, PSSHOW, VMD, CHIMERA, SPDBV.
Molecular Biology: Site-directed mutagenesis, PCR, Real time PCR, DNA/RNA spectrophotomic quantification, plasmid purification, transformation, transfection.
Cell Culture: E. coli and mammalian cells.
Chinese: native speaker
Why not apply?
The Rockefeller University, a leading biomedical Research Institute, is seeking a Research Support Assistant to join our High Throughput Screening Resource Center. The successful candidate will assist and support the Director of the High-Throughput Screening Resource Center (HTSRC) and share responsibility for the conduct of effective and successful technical operations in the center. Responsibilities include storing, securing, and delivering appropriately formatted compound libraries for HTS using automated instruments, maintaining and upgrading the IT infrastructure, databases, and analytical software/hardware, maintaining and upgrading laboratory instrumentation and automation, providing guidance to the HTSRC users in the use and maintenance of lab instrumentation, quality control testing, and developing QC protocols, optimizing automated microtiter plate processing procedures, scheduling screening jobs and user access depending on available resources, providing written bi-monthly reports on the use of the HTSRC to the Director, maintaining an appropriate and suitable inventory of laboratory disposables, assisting and consulting with the Director in data analysis, technology and infrastructure improvements to the HTSRC, and in the evaluation of new technologies, assisting and supporting the Director in promoting Center use policies, managing and focusing available resources towards the objectives as set forth by the Director, consulting with and assisting the Director on HTSCRC planning, improvement, status, and budgeting, and supporting a clean, safe, organized and effective working environment.
Bachelor's degree in science required; educational emphasis in biology, chemistry, or engineering preferred. Must have a general knowledge of High-Throughput Screening assay technologies and a minimum of two years experience with laboratory instrumentation, automation, and IT. Must also have strong communication and good customer service skills. Must be able to perform tasks with minimal supervision.
We offer an excellent benefits package, tuition reimbursement and a competitive salary. The Rockefeller University is located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, on a 15-acre campus, along the East River ( www.rockefeller.edu/views.php ).
To apply to this job, click the following URL http://www.rockefeller.edu/hr/career.php, click on 'staff opportunities" and enter keyword "IRC7715" or visit us at www.rockefeller.edu and follow the Career Opportunities link. To fax your resume please send to (212) 327.7079
The Rockefeller University is an Affirmative Action/VEVRAA/Equal Opportunity Employer
RESEARCH SPECIALIST C/D
Dr. Gideon Dreyfuss Laboratory
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Manage and operate a high throughput screening (HTS) facility in the laboratory and participate in research projects. Interpret, and analyze results using prescribed methods or developing new techniques.
MS. or higher in Biological Sciences or related field required. Hands on experience with high throughput screening (HTS), operation and management of instrumentation or chemical facility, assay/technology development highly preferred.
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