SP - Research Assistant
University of Connecticut

SP - Research Assistant Farmington, CT

Full Time Farmington, CT 18 USD HOURLY 1 days ago
Job description

At UConn Health the Genetics and Genome Sciences Department seeks to hire a Special Payroll Research Assistant.

The selected candidate will work on a research project to characterize the molecular and cellular mechanisms of mitochondrial quality control in human cells using CRISPR functional genomics, molecular, cellular and biochemical approaches.


  • Conduct established experimental procedures and participate in research projects.

  • Laboratory maintenance (i.e. restocking consumables, washing glassware, autoclave)

  • Molecular cloning

  • Generation of cell lines

  • CRISPR screens

  • Isolation of mitochondria from cell culture and conducting the follow up assays

  • Restocking labs supplies and washing glassware

  • Making buffers/solutions and autoclave


  • Experience in cell culture

  • Basic skills in biochemistry/molecular biology (DNA/RNA isolation, PCR, gel electrophoresis, western blotting)

Schedule: 40 hrs per wk, Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 5:00pm, some flexibility and weekends are needed

********************All work is on site********************

Hourly Rate: $18.00

Why UConn Health

UConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. A commitment to human health and well-being has been of utmost importance to UConn Health since the founding of the University of Connecticut schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine in 1961. Based on a strong foundation of groundbreaking research, first-rate education, and quality clinical care, we have expanded our medical missions over the decades. In just over 50 years, UConn Health has evolved to encompass more research endeavors, to provide more ways to access our superior care, and to innovate both practical medicine and our methods of educating the practitioners of tomorrow.

SP - Research Assistant
University of Connecticut

Storrs Mansfield, CT
Andrew Agwunobi
$500 million to $1 billion (USD)
1001 to 5000 Employees
College / University
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