MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Assistant I - Urology Research in Houston, Texas
Research Assistant I - Urology Research
Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at https://mdanderson.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/13027/other-jobs-matching/location-only
Research at http://mdanderson.referrals.selectminds.com/landingpages/research-opportunities-at-md-anderson-cancer-center-14
Surgery - Research 900026
Requisition #: 117400
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 rankings. It is one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Responsible for the collection, processing, archiving and facilitating the distribution of fresh biological specimens. Maintain a well-organized biobank of specimens. Assist with developing and maintaining systems for controlling organized paper flow of research requests, harvested specimens, and associated archived and disbursed samples. Reconciles and organizes data including specimen location and identifier in electronic data management database. Assist other research personnel in the generation of patient-derived cancer xenograft animal models and other laboratory activities including cell culture and other invitro assays. Assist with consenting patients for collection of bio specimens.
Minimum: $30,400 – Midpoint: $38,000 – Maximum: $45,600
Required: Bachelor’s degree, major course work in one of the basic sciences.
Preferred: Previous research laboratory experience.
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