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Baylor College of Medicine | Houston, Texas
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Research Assistant position is available at Texas Children's Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the pre-clinical efforts of a large, translational cancer immunotherapy program. Lab offers outstanding state-of-the-art, recently expanded laboratory facilities and a highly interactive translational research environment.

Position will focus primarily on:

* Isolation, numeric expansion, and gene transduction of immune cell subsets from peripheral blood mononuclear cells of cancer patients.
* Phenotyping and functional characterization of gene-modified immune cell subsets derived from cancer patients

Required: Master's degree in a basic science. Will also consider a Bachelor's degree and three years of directly related experience.

Required: One year of directly related experience.

* Candidates should have knowledge of cell biology and immunology with experience in cell isolation, culture, and analysis by FACS.
* Experience with human immune effector cells.
* Must possess proficiency with immunology lab techniques, problem solving skills, excellent record keeping, multi-tasking capabilities, knowledge of data analysis and reporting software packages, excellent communication skills and team-working attitude.

About Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine, one of the nation's top academic health sciences centers, is committed to advancing human health through the integration of patient care, research, education and community service. The only private medical school in the Greater Southwest, Baylor College of Medicine was founded in 1900 and is today an internationally respected medical and research institution known for excellence in education, research and patient care. The College consistently ranks among the top of the country's 125 medical schools. For 2007, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the College No. 10 on its list of top medical schools. Baylor College of Medicine also is listed 13th among all U.S. medical schools for National Institutes of Health funding, and No. 1 for research expenditures in biological science by the National Science Foundation.

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