Research Assistant - Biochemistry/Immunology/Cancer Biology

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Sponsoring College, Department, School or Center: 
Biodesign Center for Molecular Design and Biomimetics
Faculty Name: 
Dr. Bo Ning
Preferred Skills or Majors: 

Major/Background in Biology/Chemistry/Biochemistry
Able to commit to at least 10 hours a week of lab work
Previous lab experience is preferred but not required
Able to successfully complete standard safety and procedural trainings.

Closing Date: 
August 30, 2019
Location or Campus: 
Tempe Campus, The Biodesign Institute
Hours Per Week: 

Desired Academic Year: 
Project Description: 

We are interested in the use of DNA origami in modifying cancer immunotherapy and radiotherapy protocols. We design and construct different DNA structures and investigate their interactions with human immune systems. Lab techniques regularly employed include cell culture, varied cell viability assays, plasmid cloning, and immunological assays.

Application Instructions and Contact Info: 

Please submit your resume/CV along with a brief outline of your research interests to Zach Compton,