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General Information

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Job title: Laboratory Research Analyst
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Job location: Durham, NC  27710 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 07/03/2017
Compensation:
Job category:Clinical Research
Research and Development
Employment type:Full time
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Job Description


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The Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI) and the Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology & Immunogen Discovery (CHAVI-ID), under the direction of Dr. Barton Haynes, providing national and international leadership in the fight against major infectious diseases, is currently recruiting for a highly motivated individual to join our team. The Duke Human Vaccine Institute is an interdisciplinary, interdepartmental institute dedicated to the study of basic and translational science required to understand host-pathogen interactions that can be translated to vaccines against human diseases. We are a team of highly interactive investigators that have expertise in mucosal and systemic virology, immunology, molecular biology, microbiology and animal models.

The Laboratory of B cell Repertoire Analysis focuses their activity on identifying memory B cells from HIV-1 infected subjects to support the aims of the DHVI. The Lab Research Analyst will be responsible for isolating B cells from specimens collected from human and non-human primates, including HIV-positive individuals. This individual will also execute large scale cultures of primary cells and high-throughput screenings using multiple techniques (e.g. ELISA, tzm-bl-based neutralization assays, etc). Other responsibilities will include extracting RNA, performing PCR of immunoglobulin genes, produce and purify monoclonal antibodies from transiently transfected cell cultures, and data analysis.
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Job Requirements


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The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in biological science or a related field with two years of related research experience. Master’s degree and 3 plus years of relevant experience in academic or industry setting is preferable. The ideal candidate will also have previous experience processing human or non-human primate primary cells as well as experience working in BSL-3 conditions.
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