Job Details

  • Title: Scientist
  • Code: RCI-53265
  • Location: Rockville Maryland (MD) 20850
  • Posted Date: 11/07/2019
  • Duration: 12 Months
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  Job Description

Description:

Evaluate efficacy of oncolytic virus candidates by executing in vitro assays, ex vivo cell-based assays, and syngeneic in vivo tumor models.
•He/she will conduct pre-clinical studies by performing virus isolation, propagation, purification, titration, and characterization; seeding tumors into mice, treating tumors in mice through intratumoral, intravenous, and intraperitoneal administration of agents, and measuring tumors; and conducting statistical analysis to test oncolytic virus efficacy.
•He/she will also obtain specimens from pre-clinical mouse models to conduct immunological analyses for collaborative projects.
•He/she will draft technical reports and analyze data.

Qualifications:

•Significant research experience with mouse models of cancer
•Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
•Experience with oncolytic viruses and animal models (preferred)
•Virology experience
•Experience with intraperitoneal, subcutaneous, intradermal, and intravenous administration in mice (intra-tumoral administration experience is preferred)
•Knowledge and understanding of IACUC guidelines
•Experience and knowledge of working in a BSL-2 laboratory environment