Rockefeller University Research Assistant in New York, New York
Job Title Research Assistant
Laboratory / Department Genetically Encoded Small Molecules
Natural products- or more generally, genetically encoded small molecules- play a wide variety of roles in biology and have proved useful in the development of small molecule therapeutic agents. Dr. Brady's research centers on the discovery, biosynthesis and characterization of new, genetically encoded small molecules from microbial sources, with a special focus on those produced by uncultured soil bacteria and pathogenic bacteria. He is also interested in developing molecular tools that can be used to observe small molecules in vivo.
The Research Assistant will work as part of a larger project that is focused on new natural product antibiotics. Responsibilities include growing bacteria, preparing media, organizing strain library and organic extraction.
Bachelor's degree in science required. Must be experienced in general and basic biology techniques including pipetting, PCR, and sterile technique, etc. Must be highly motivated, communicative and enjoy working in a group environment.