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The Zaccara Lab in the Department of Systems Biology at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center is seeking a lab technician (Technician B) interested in studying a specific type of regulatory mechanism called ???m6A epitranscriptomics???, a recently discovered post-transcriptional mechanism that controls mRNA fate in normal and disease states.
Conducts endogenous mutagenesis of RNA Binding Proteins involved in m6A mRNA biology by using CRISPR technology
Performs cell culture work and conducts molecular cloning
Participates in lab meetings
Provides support to lab members and collaborates with the overall function of the lab
Performs other related duties as assigned
Bachelor???s degree in biology, chemistry, physics or related field or equivalent in education, training and experience.
Experience in molecular cloning.
Experience in cell culture.
Some experience in molecular biology and/or chemistry.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent organization skills and detail-oriented.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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