The Zhu Lab is seeking a highly motivated individual to be trained and integrated into a team environment to support vaccine research and development for viral pathogens (HIV, HCV, Ebola, RSV, Flu, and Coronavirus) as well as non-viral pathogens (Malaria and Tuberculosis).
The experimental methods used in the lab include molecular biology, biochemistry, protein production, and characterization, single B/T-cell analysis, and NGS Sequencing of immune repertoires.
This individual will contribute to different projects assisting Staff Scientist and Principal Investigator and may also be recognized as a contributor to the resulting publications. Assignments will include performing various molecular biology/protein experiments such as DNA cloning, PCR, site-directed mutagenesis, bacterial transformation, protein analysis including purification and Western Blot, mammalian cell culture and transfection, aseptic techniques, all the while following pre-defined protocols. There may be other related duties as assigned.
About The Scripps Research Institute
The Scripps Research Institute, one of the world's largest, private, non-profit research organizations, stands at the forefront of basic biomedical science, a vital segment of medical research that seeks to comprehend the most fundamental processes of life. Over the last decades, the institute has established a lengthy track record of major contributions to the betterment of health and the human condition.