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Student Lab Assistant – Metabolism

The Organization:

The Morgridge Institute for Research is a private, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving human health through interdisciplinary biomedical research, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The Opportunity:

The Morgridge Institute for Research seeks a Student Lab Assistant to work in Dr. Jing Fan’s Metabolism Lab for summer 2017.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lab Cleaning: cleaning, dishes and autoclave bio waste
  • Sterilize tips and pipets
  • Prepare media and solutions
  • Assist with experiments, tasks may include protein/RNA isolation, Western blot, sample preparation, basic data analysis
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

We are looking for a student who can start ASAP and work up to 15 hours a week. Hours are flexible. There is also a potential for independent study for students who show initiative and work well in this position.


Ideal candidates will be working towards a bachelor’s degree with a science focus. Prior knowledge and experience with lab equipment is preferred. Candidates must be detail-oriented, demonstrate the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively and they must be able to multitask and work under deadlines.

To Apply:

Qualified individuals interested in this opportunity are required to submit one document that contains cover letter, resume/CV highlighting relevant coursework and techniques and a current course schedule. Materials must be submitted online via our career portal.

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