Job Posting

Molecular Microbiology & Immunology and Surgery

Molecular Microbiology and Immunology and Surgery

Position Information

Duties

This position includes all aspects of laboratory work in an integrative immunology lab mainly focused on the influence of the environment (food, microbiome, drugs, hormones, etc.) on autoimmune disease and cancer.

Our overall goal is to identify new molecular and biochemical targets to prevent and treat immune-mediated disorders.

Our work involves rodent and human models and a variety of experimental techniques.

The student in this position will assist with general lab duties, ongoing research projects, with the potential to take on his/her own project.

This position presents the opportunities for honors research, CAPSTONE, research fellowships, and paid research positions. 

Further, this position presents the opportunity for poster presentations, manuscript authorship, and trips to local and international meetings, dependent upon productivity.

Required Skills

Self-motivation, team-oriented, dependable, and reliable with a strong work ethic.
Successful completion of general biology, biochemistry courses.

Preferred Qualifications

Completion of advanced biology, biochemistry, or equivalent courses with a GPA of 3.3 or higher.
Completion of immunology courses.
Prior laboratory experience.

Faculty Mentor or Sponsor

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