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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: July 1, 2020
The teaching and research activities of the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology (MCB) concern the molecular structures and processes of cellular life and their roles in the function, reproduction, and development of living organisms. This agenda covers a broad range of specialized disciplines, including biochemistry, biophysics, molecular biology, structural biology, genetics, genomics, bioinformatics, cell biology, developmental biology, tumor biology, microbiology, immunology, pathogenesis and neurobiology.
The Robey lab is interested in how signaling pathways control cell fate decisions. By using T cell development and immune responses in the mouse as model systems, we can take advantage of the powerful genetic approaches available in the mouse, while learning about a mammalian immune system that is very close to our own. Our lab also makes extensive use of 2-photon imaging approaches to observe and analyze T cell behavior in real-time in situ.
In collaboration with PI, perform in vitro experiments to examine T cell function and development.
Involves using a variety of techniques including tissue culture, molecular biology, flow cytometry, etc.
In collaboration with PI perform experiments to examine immune responses to Toxoplasma gondii using both in vivo and in vitro assays.
Maintains breeding colonies of genetically engineered strains of mice.
Supports maintenance of other lab members breeding colonies.
Involves keeping breeding records, typing mice using PCR and flow cytometry..
General lab maintenance.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated organizational skills.
Familiarity with Molecular and Cellular Biology techniques.
BA in biology or related field and/or equivalent experience/training.
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