Graduate Research Emp Program - Biochemistry & Molecular BiologyJob ID 177831BR Date posted 04/25/2022
- Rochester, Minnesota
- Full Time
- Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
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The Ekker Precision Gene Editing Laboratory at the Mayo Clinic is looking to hire a GREP in the area of mitochondrial DNA editing. This role will work with our NIH-funded team to further develop and test novel molecular biology tools with the goal of designing next generation gene therapies for patients with mtDNA disease.
The Graduate Research Employment Program (GREP) is a post-baccalaureate program for participants with an interest in biomedical research. The primary purpose of GREP is to provide a post-baccalaureate laboratory research experience that applies skills in science, technology, engineering or math to biomedical research including basic science or translational research. GREP participants gain research experience that may help them to decide on a career path related to biomedical research. In addition, the experience can increase the participants’ competitiveness and preparation for the next step in their career. These goals are achieved by providing:
• A mentored research experience in a world-class biomedical research laboratory
• Opportunities to participate in selected graduate classes and seminars
• Career development, mentoring and networking opportunities
• Presentation opportunities
• Bachelor’s degree with a strong background in science, technology, engineering, or math
• Interest in biomedical research
• Minimum GPA of 3.0
• Authorization to work and remain in the United States, without necessity for Mayo Clinic sponsorship now, or in the future (for example, be a U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident, refugee or asylee)
• A current transcript submission required – unofficial transcripts will be accepted
• A 1-2 sentence statement of research interest
Students that do not meet these criteria do not qualify.
Applicants who are currently in Graduate or Medical School are not eligible.
Eligibility of applicants with advanced degrees above BA or BS depend on the specific degree
This position has a predetermined rate of $17.00 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm
Rarely, and only when absolutely required by experimental protocols.
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