Technician/Research Assistant position

Oliver Hobert or38 at columbia.edu
Mon Apr 30 13:08:59 EST 2001


A Technician/Research Assistant position is available in the Hobert 
lab at Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons, New 
York City (Departmental homepage: 
http://cpmcnet.columbia.edu/dept/gsas/biochem/).

My lab studies the development of the nervous system using the 
nematode C.elegans as a model system We are applying genetic and 
molecular biological techniques to investigate how neural circuits 
are generated within the nervous system (check the lab's Research 
Interests: 
http://cpmcnet.columbia.edu/dept/gsas/biochem/labs/hobert/).

Applicants should at least have a bachelor degree and have some 
experience in routine molecular biological techniques (PCR, gel 
electophoresis, DNA subcloning etc.). Previous experience in 
C.elegans is beneficial but not necessary. The successful applicant 
will be  performing routine techniques such as DNA microinjection and 
DNA subcloning and will be actively participating in ongoing research 
projects in the lab. The successful applicant will work in a very 
stimulating environment and is expected to be highly motivated. An 
ability to work independently, to have good organizational skills, 
and to work well with people are essential prerequisites. Experienced 
Research Assistants as well as recent graduates who are interested in 
gaining research experience, are encouraged to apply.

Contact:

Oliver Hobert, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Columbia University
College of Physicians & Surgeons
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
630 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
e-mail: or38 at columbia.edu

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Oliver Hobert, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
701 W.168th Street; HHSC 724, Box 140
New York, NY 10032
phone: office: (212) 305 0063, lab: (212) 305 0065, fax: (212) 305 0065
http://cpmcnet.columbia.edu/dept/gsas/biochem/faculty/hobert.html
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