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Senior Laboratory Specialist

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
  • Job Code
    20004582

The University of Pittsburgh's Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is one of the leading gastrointestinal centers in the country. The Division is committed to providing the best of tomorrow's medicine today. We are seeking a qualified Senior Laboratory Specialist to work at the interface of cellular immunology and genomics research in a laboratory that aims to bridge the knowledge gap separating the incomplete understanding of inflammatory bowel disease pathogenesis and the development of therapies directed precisely at specific pathogenic cellular and molecular targets.

Laboratory activities include:

-Intake and processing of study subject biosamples

-Entry of biosample data, biosample meta-data, and data derived from biosamples in computer databases

-Isolation of cells from peripheral blood and colonoscopic mucosal biopsy samples and cell subpopulation separations using magnetic bead-based and/or flow cytometry techniques

-Analysis of cell subpopulations by flow cytometry

-Cell culture

-Analysis of DNA sequence variants using genotyping and DNA sequencing

-Analysis of gene expression using techniques such as bulk and single cell RNA-seq, and qPCR

-Analysis of chromatin states using techniques such as the assay for transposase-accessible chromatin with high-throughput sequencing

-Coordination of laboratory projects with clinical research support staff within the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC

-Coordination with other laboratory personnel and the PI to order and inventory laboratory supplies, and to prepare laboratory supply cost estimates for budgets

-Participation in the interviewing, orientation, training and performance review of more junior laboratory personnel who may join the laboratory.

Equivalent relevant work experience may be substituted for degree requirement.





Posted: 2020-09-24 Expires: 2020-10-23
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