Research Technician / Research Assistant in Yoon lab in Aging & Metabolism Research Program at Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF)

Posted 10/14/2020

Job Summary
The Yoon Lab is looking for a highly motivated, organized, responsible person who will play a key role in achieving the mission of the lab. Using Drosophila and iPSC, we aim to discover cellular and molecular mechanisms how metabolic dysfunctions cause human metabolic and neurological diseases. We utilize variety of approaches including genetics, metabolomics, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology as well as confocal microscopy.

Responsibilities will include:  

  • Conducting genetic experiments and maintaining Drosophila stocks
  • Conducting basic molecular biology experiments such as PCR and cloning
  • Detailed documentation of experiments and results
  • Participation in lab and departmental meetings


Minimum Qualifications
BS/BA/MS degree in one of the biological sciences, or four years of professional, paid relevant lab experience. Familiarity with pipetting technique and calculation of solution concentrations/dilutions. Ability to record detailed procedures and results.

Preferred Qualifications
Three to four years of relevant lab experience. Experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred: Drosophila genetics, Immunolabeling as well as cloning, RT-PCR, Western blot etc.

Work Hours
Typically, Monday-Friday, 9:00-5:30, but must be willing to work occasional overtime.

Please email your application to WanHee-Yoon@omrf.org with:

  • CV,  and contact information of references
Last Updated 10/14/2020