Research Associate I

Duarte, California
April 23 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary
The Research Associate I will work under the supervision of Dr. Christine Brown and Dr. Margarita Gutova to perform the proposed studies to perform in vitro and in vivo experiments including cell culture, PCR, western blot, cytotoxicity assays and others.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Working with animals, including intracranial/intravenous administrations and immunohistochemistry, and has contributed to multiple projects involving cellular therapy for GBM.
  • Performing the required procedures necessary for biodistribution and therapeutic efficacy studies at City of Hope and tissue post processing and imaging.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences or a related field.
  • Laboratory experience in Molecular Biological Sciences or related field, is preferred.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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