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Rockefeller University Research Assistant | Laboratory of Molecular Biology in New York, New York

Organization Overview

Research in the Laboratory of Molecular Biology, led by Dr. Nathaniel Heintz, aims to identify the genes, circuits, cells, macromolecular assemblies, and individual molecules that contribute to the function of the mammalian brain and to its dysfunction in disease. Understanding the distinct classes of neurons and the circuits that control specific aspects of cognition and behavior can lead to more targeted treatments for central nervous system disorders.


The Research Assistant will join a team working on identifing novel strategies to delay onset and/or slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease.


  • Preparation of human brain samples for next generation sequencing

  • RNA extraction, cDNA preparation, PCR, gel electrophoresis and library preparation

  • Performing ATAC-seq, bisulfite-Seq and Ox-bisulfite-Seq assays


Bachelor's degree required, educational emphasis in neuroscience or biology preferred. Must have some familiarity with a laboratory setting. Previous experience with RNA isolation and familiarity with next generation sequencing is preferred.

Rockefeller University does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service or other non-merit factor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the characteristics listed above.

Compensation Range: Min

USD $46,000.00/Yr.

Compensation Range: Max

USD $50,000.00/Yr.

Job Locations US-NY-New York

Category Science

Position Type Regular Full-Time