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The Research Assistant will strengthen the activities of high through put metabolomics core facility and the center of innovation for metabolomics at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of Georgetown University Medical Center . The candidate will work with Dr. Amrita Cheema in and assist with technical duties in the metabolomics shared resource.
This Research Assistant provide a support role and assist with day to day operations of the core laboratory including sample preparation, laboratory upkeep, autoclaving, ordering, scheduling waste disposal, laboratory compliance of safety procedures, chemical inventory, scheduling instrument operations and maintenance, data backups and reporting ordering and other duties as needed.
Under the supervision of Dr. Amrita Cheema the candidate will use advanced metabolomic tools for the preparation and analysis of metabolomics data. He/she will receive work instructions to analyze data, design, and develop methodologies necessary for accurate knowledge discovery. The Research Assistant will work closely with the research associates in the laboratory and assist them with day to day service related functions
Master's degree in Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Computational biology or related field.
Expertise in processing samples for Mass Spectrometry
Experience in laboratory duties as previously described
Quantitative and qualitative statistical analyses and tests.
Experience in analysis of mass spectrometry data.
Good communication skills. Strong verbal and written communications skills also required and ability to multi-task.
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