Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, located on Long Island, New York, is presently seeking a Research Technician I, with previous experience working in a laboratory environment, to help with in vivo therapeutic studies.
The candidate will be responsible for the daily care of our mouse models of pancreatic cancer and for helping to perform preclinical animal studies to test new treatments for this deadly cancer. Job duties will include mouse colony management, including mouse handling, weaning, and tail clipping. The candidate will also be responsible for administering therapeutic agents, performing survival surgeries, and performing necropsies on our mouse models. Additional responsibilities will include ordering supplies needed for studies, operating equipment, such as our ultrasound imager, performing wet bench work, such as immunohistochemical staining, keeping meticulous study records, helping to organize the laboratory, and maintaining lab databases.
The Tuveson Laboratory is interested in uncovering biological pathways and identifying novel therapeutic approaches for pancreatic cancer. To this end, we utilize both organoid and mouse models of pancreatic cancer.