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Research Intern School of Pharmacy Dec 31 2018

Requirements: B.S. or M.S. in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biology, or related field.

Job Duties: Maintaining cell culture, performing basic molecular biology experiments, such as western blot, ELISA, and expressing and purifying proteins.

Begin Date: Flexible
Percent Time: 100%
Salary: Minimum $32,000 annual, Depending on Qualifications

Contact
Weiping Tang
weiping.tang@wisc.edu

Research Intern Neuroscience Oct 19 2018

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in biology or related science field is required. At least 1 year of experience working in a biomedical research laboratory is preferred. Experience with mammalian cell culture, aseptic technique and basic molecular biology techniques such as PCR, DNA cloning and plasmid purifications is required. Additional skills in protein purification, immunostaining and Western blotting are highly desirable. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills are required. To apply, please email contact below with a resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and interest in this role along with three (3) references, including one current or former supervisor.

Job Duties: The Czajkowski lab is seeking a highly motivated, dedicated, responsible person who is excited about science to augment our research group for one year. This exciting research and training opportunity will support the lab in furthering our research in the structure, function and dynamics of ligand-gated ion channels. Successful applicants should be able to work independently and as part of a team, learn new techniques quickly and easily, and should be able to apply critical thinking to daily tasks. Duties and training areas will include, but not limited to: mammalian cell culture, DNA/RNA purification, PCR, western blotting, DNA cloning, and protein biochemisty. Expectations include a high level of organization, maintaining a well-documented lab notebook and freezer inventory, analyzing and presenting data, and the ability to work well in a team. Other responsibilities include participation in regular lab meetings, journal club, conference presentations and manuscript writing.

Begin Date: 11/1/2018
Percent Time: 100%
Salary: $28,595

Contact
Brittany Huser
bhuser@wisc.edu

Research Intern Biochemistry Oct 19 2018

Requirements: The Ansari Lab is seeking a highly motivated individual to augment our research program. New BS/BA graduates in chemistry are encouraged to apply. The intern will play an integral part in furthering our research in creating polyamide-based gene-targeting molecules. Successful applicants should be able to work independently and as part of a team, learn new techniques quickly and easily, and should be able to apply critical thinking to daily tasks. Previous training in synthetic organic chemistry would be greatly valued.

Job Duties: Duties include, but not limited to: organic synthesis, prep HPLC purification, and testing molecules on MALDI mass spectrometer. Expectations include high level of organization, maintaining a well-documented electronic lab notebook and freezer inventory, timely data presentation, and full engagement with the team.

Begin Date: Immediate
Percent Time: 100%
Salary: $28,595

Contact
Natalie Racine
nracine@wisc.edu