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The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN have made it a national and international source for discovery, education and patient care.
Research across UHN's five research institutes spans the full spectrum of diseases and disciplines, including cancer, cardiovascular sciences, transplantation, neural and sensory sciences, musculoskeletal health, rehabilitation sciences, and community and population health.
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We are seeking a Research Technician II to join our research team at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre focused on studying on the DNA damage responses after radiotherapy or chemotherapy and exploring how this can be exploited to improve cancer treatment.
maintaining records of safety training and other health and safety paperwork.
Join an exciting research environment focused on translational aspects of cancer biology and treatment. The candidate will work with tissue culture and murine models and perform bioassays (western blot, RT-qPCR), gene cloning, flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence Working in a fast-paced environment, we require a biologist with strong cell biology / molecular biology experience who can multi-task and enjoy contributing to research at many levels.
The lab is situated in the Princess Margaret Cancer Research Tower. Thus, the candidate will be part of a rich and vibrant scientific community.
Roles and Responsibilities
Ensure the smooth daily operation of an active research lab
Order and expedite supplies
Train staff and students on established procedures
Maintain lab inventory of supplies and reagents
Implement new laboratory techniques and technical developments
Utilize various software and web-based tools for research, lab organization as well as performing mathematical
calculations for data analysis