Laboratory Helper

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7152061 (Ref:16092-en_US)

Posted: June 6, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Schiff-Osborne laboratory is a team effort between Rachel Schiff, Ph.D., a molecular biologist and translational research scientist, and C. Kent Osborne, M.D., a clinical scientist and cell biologist. The translational research program in the Schiff-Osborne lab, in close collaboration with clinicians, pathologists, bioinformaticians, and other leading experts in breast cancer, is primarily focused on the estrogen receptor (ER) and the HER2 signaling pathways in breast cancer. The major objectives of this research group are to explore the key oncogenic/signaling networks, develop biomarkers to design tailored targeted therapies, and identify the mechanisms responsible for resistance against targeted treatments.

Job Duties

  • Conducts literature searches and summarizes information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
  • Takes notes during weekly lab meetings.
  • Observes projects being conducted by postdocs and research technicians.
  • Reads relevant scientific literature.
  • Assists in harvesting small cell cultures.
  • Cleans lab equipment such as pipettes, test tubes, flasks, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • No experience required.


Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7152061 (Ref:16092-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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