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Nabil G. Seidah’s laboratory is looking for a research assistant specialized in cell culture, whose role will be to mnage and maintain the culture room of the research team, which comprises French and English users.
Summary of responsibilities
  • Working with several cell lines, which can be very different one from another (hepatic, endocrine, neural, lymphocytes...) in absence of any antibiotic, in impeccable aseptic conditions.
  • Managing the following aspects: liquid nitrogen stocks, thawing and amplification, infection / transfection with different agents, stable pool or clone selection, and contamination detection. Ability to respond to various requests and interact effectively with outside collaborators (ex.: line or clone shipments). Good knowledge of the products available on the market would be greatly appreciated.
  • Good understanding of the properties of expression vectors with different "tags" such as EGFP, microscopy and image capture, flow cytometry and PCR are required.
  • Supervising the users, ensuring the proper running of the room (inverted fluorescence microscope, four laminar flow hoods and four incubators) and of making orders.
Job requirements
  • M. Sc. or PhD in molecular biology, biochemistry or microbiology 
  • Working experience of at least 5 years in cell culture is essential
  • Excellent abilities to communicate in French and English (oral and spoken)
Note: This position will be a temporary contract due to a medical leave.
Dr Nabil G. Seidah, Directeur
Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal
110 avenue des Pins Ouest
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H2W 1R7
and Brigitte Mary: 


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