Collaborates on new and ongoing research projects with a focus on OB/GYN and Women's Reproductive Health fields.
Identifies metabolic determinants of ovarian cancer metastasis.
Using 3D organotypic and mouse models, elucidates the complex interactions between adipocytes and cancer cells.
Identifies the complex communication of stromal and cancer cells within the tumor microenvironment using metabolomics and proteomics.
Identifies new areas of therapeutic intervention of ovarian cancer metastasis or patients.
Collects, manipulates, and analyzes experimental datasets.
In addition to independent and collaborative experimental efforts, the Staff Scientist contributes to writing, proofreading, and fact-checking papers and presentations.
Ensures compliance with institutional, state and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives and mandates.
Serves as a resource for collecting data and performing analysis. Facilitates and promotes a research project by providing scientific or intellectual information.
Develops laboratory protocols and training on new techniques. Manage, analyze and make recommendations on complex data sets for research.
Creates first drafts for scientific writing and publications, including protocols and grants.
Trains and mentors laboratory personnel.
Performs other related work as needed.
PhD in a related field (biology, chemistry, science, etc.)
Minimum of 2-5 years of relevant research experience.
A background in cancer and/or cell biology.
Knowledge in one or more relevant scientific fields.
Proficient in research techniques or methods.
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.
Attention to detail.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Work independently and as part of a team.
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