Research Associate I - Pierson Lab - Regenerative Medicine Institute

Cedars Sinai

Los Angeles, CA

Job posting number: #7256817 (Ref:3387)

Posted: June 19, 2024

Job Description

Job Description

Join Dr. Tyler M. Pierson and their research group as a Research Associate I in the Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute!

The Pierson Laboratory is devoted to understanding the pathological mechanisms involved in rare and undiagnosed pediatric neurogenetic disorders. The research goal of the Pierson Laboratory is to extend these diagnostic elements by using patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells to understand the disease mechanisms associated with these rare pediatric neurogenetic disorders and to explore stem cell-based therapies for the delivery of therapeutic drugs, small molecules and proteins. The Pierson Lab is also involved in confirming neurogenetic diagnoses in known, but rare, neurogenetic disorders, as well as developing research to link rare presentations of neurogenetic disorders with new genes and causes. To learn more, please visit: Pierson Research Lab | Cedars-Sinai

Are you ready to be a part of breakthrough research?

The incumbent should have an interest in the basic science of stem cells and neuroscience. By understanding how the cells grow and differentiate, we will be able to produce a better cell for transplantation and develop techniques for disease modeling.

Working under direct supervision, the Research Associate I performs a variety of routine experimental protocols and procedures to support the objectives of one or more laboratory research projects in a specific area of research. Assists in general laboratory activities, including maintenance of reagents and stocking of supplies. Files and monitors documents. The RA I will be able to perform routine cellular, micro-and molecular biology procedures including, but not limited to Western, Northern blot, DNA/RNA, PCR, protein extraction, cell culture, Immunohistochemistry, and staining. This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Keeps accurate and detailed project records of experiments and results.
  • May assist with animal husbandry.
  • Maintains lab equipment and related records.
  • Transports, processes and logs samples.
  • Maintains computer database with relevant clinical information.
  • Performs lab maintenance duties, including glassware cleaning and sterilization.
  • Maintains stocks of general lab materials, and places orders for lab equipment and supplies.
  • Assists new students and fellows at the laboratory.
  • Assists in the operation of specialized equipment and machinery.
  • Observes and complies with safety standards and procedures.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in biological science, or related field, required.

Experience and Skills:

  • Understanding of general research objectives.
  • Knowledge of routine laboratory procedures, experimental protocols, and overall lab organization.
  • Working knowledge of database management, personal computers, and presentation and imaging software.
  • Familiar with routine laboratory procedures and experimental protocols.
  • Must possess computer skills to include, but not limited to, Excel and Word.

About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.

Req ID : 3387
Working Title : Research Associate I - Pierson Lab - Regenerative Medicine Institute
Department : Research - RMI
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Academic / Research
Job Specialty : Research Studies/ Clin Trial
Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 8 hour
Base Pay : $19.50 - $29.87




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Job posting number:#7256817 (Ref:3387)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cedars Sinai
Los Angeles,California
United States
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