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Rockefeller University Research Assistant in New York, New York

Job: IRC22338


Job Title Research Assistant

Laboratory / Department Genetically Encoded Small Molecules

Department Description

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.

Detailed Description

The Research Assistant will carry out experiments in the fields of microbiology, analytical chemistry, and molecular biology. Specifically, the project will revolve around the study of bacteria isolated from the human gastrointestinal tract and the small molecules they produce.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in science required. Basic molecular biology and chemistry knowledge preferred. No substantial pre-existing knowledge is required as long as the applicant is willing to learn and passionate about science.

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