Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Preall Lab at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is seeking multiple motivated undergraduate summer intern to participate in a research project. The student will work within the Single Cell Analysis Core Facility at Cold Spring Harbor where they will learn to use laboratory techniques such as mammalian cell culture, molecular cloning, microfluidic encapsulation, and next-generation sequencing and apply these tools towards the characterization of clonally expanding immune cell populations in the tumor microenvironment. The student will also learn about lab techniques such as flow cytometry and single cell transcriptomics, and computational data analysis. The ideal candidate will be highly self-motivated, and will contribute to the design and troubleshooting of a technically challenging, but highly rewarding project.
EDUCATION: College student enrolled in an undergraduate degree in a biology, biochemistry, genetics, bioinformatics, computer science, or related disciplines. Must be at least a junior in college. Must have taken organic chemistry or completed an upper level biology lab class. Enthusiasm to tackle new challenges.
EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: Excellent communication skills and willing to work as part of a team. Lab experience preferred
OTHER: Available to work between 9-5 at least three days a week between May and August with flexible start and end dates. A car or ability to commute to the Woodbury campus at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (A CSHL shuttle is available from Syosset train station).
If interested, please apply for this position via the CSHL website at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/15101
Position Number: 02342-R
For more information about CSHL, please visit us at: www.cshl.edu
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. VEVRAA Contractor.
Internal Number: 02341-R
About Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.