Overview

The laboratory is working on vaccine development for diverse viral pathogens. The experimental techniques used in the laboratory include molecular biology, biochemistry, biophysics, protein production and purification, lipid nanoparticle formulation, antigen characterization by ELISA and BLI, animal immunization, pseudo-virus neutralization assay, antibody phage display, single B-cell sorting, and next-generation sequencing. This individual will assist senior researchers in the laboratory and contribute to various projects involving animal immunization.
Will perform these essential functions
(*) immunization scheduling and animal ordering
(*) subcutaneous, intraperitoneal, and intravenous injections of animals with protein or mRNA vaccines
(*) tissue harvest with organs of interest removed from the animal in a timely and proficient manner
(*) mouse hybridoma and antibody isolation
(*) immunological assays to characterize antigen-induced response and perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required or 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.