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Internal Number: 2104912
Research Assistant I Infectious Disease
A new laboratory in the Division of Infectious Diseases seeks a motivated full-time Research Assistant level 1 to facilitate studies of cell and tissue architecture/function, and infection in inflammatory bowel disease. We work with patient biopsy samples and mouse models of infection (including BSL-2 pathogens). Prior experience with mouse models, tissue preparation (cryo-preservation, sectioning, immunostaining) or imaging (e.g. confocal microscopy, transmission electron microscopy, or scanning electron microscopy) is recommended but not required.
Provide, under direct supervision, support for specified research projects; collect, assess, and communicate data/results. Assist in general laboratory operation and inventory. The candidate will gain skills applicable to many fields of science and medicine with authorship opportunities.
The Vanderbilt Department of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases is dedicated to enhancing prevention and treatment of infectious diseases through discovery and application of new knowledge that is seamlessly integrated with mentoring trainees to become the next generation of national leaders in the field. This mission is enhanced by our strong emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration, social and intellectual diversity, commitment to life-long self-learning, and professionalism dedicated to teamwork and collegiality. The ID Division's mission emphasizes a global perspective, as well as maintaining excellence and compassion in every clinical encounter. Clinical and research program strengths include HIV medicine, mycobacterial infections, and infectious diseases in transplantation recipients. Epidemiology and patient oriented research initiatives are flourishing in drug and vaccine development (for HIV, tuberculosis, and other pathogens), hospital epidemiology, and emerging/re-emerging infections. The Division also is deeply committed to excellence in teaching of medical students, residents, our colleagues in practice and ID fellows.
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