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Biologist - III (Senior)
Ref No.: 18-05909
Location: WEST POINT, Pennsylvania
The Research Associate will perform a variety of biochemical and cellular experiments to characterize the effect of Client compounds and vaccines on molecular targets of interest. • Culture of mammalian cell lines in tissue culture flasks, dishes and 96 and 384 multi-well plates • Preparation of all reagent solutions, including viral stocks, buffers, growth media and test compound solutions at precise concentrations • Integration of laboratory automation for in vitro assays, particular ELISAs • Acquisition and analysis of data, documentation of experiments in laboratory notebooks and effective presentation and communication of experimental results to colleagues

Work Experience Requirements: • Demonstrated ability in all aspects of mammalian cell culture: good sterile technique, proper preparation of reagents, effective freezing, thawing and passage of cell lines and observation skills to monitor cell health • Experience in the production of virus stocks • At least one year of laboratory experience running in vitro experiments in biochemistry, cell biology or related fields • Education Requirements: • B.Sc. or B.A. in Biology or related field