Research Assistant I

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7108420 (Ref:12792-en_US)

Posted: August 19, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Yallampalli Lab is seeking a Research Assistant to carry out routine laboratory procedures. The lab is focused  on exploring biological mechanisms underlying the programming of adult diabetes particularly on the role of sex steroid hormones in both male and females.  We use a variety of biochemical, molecular, genomic, and functional approaches to investigate these mechanisms.  Research Assistant will be responsible to carryout the planned experiments, collect data and prepare for presentations.

Job Duties

  • Documents results and prepare them for presentations
  • Designs and conducts research experiments.
  • Summarizes research findings for manuscripts to publish in research journals.
  • Prepares buffers and reagents for laboratory operations.
  • Manages cryotanks and refrigerators.
  • Performs RNA/DNA extraction and tissue culture, PCR, Western blotting, and other routine lab assays.
  • Performs histological procedures: tissue preparation, slide preparation, IHC/IF staining.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or a related field.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7108420 (Ref:12792-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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