Student Technical Assistant - Pl Clinic

us: Student Technical Assistant - Pl Clinic [Duties: 40% Extracting DNA from plant tissue, fungal and bacterial colonies; 40% Performing molecular assays, including PCR , qPCR and LAMP; 10% Running, imaging and photographing electrophoresis gels; 10% Washing dishes, autoclaving materials, other duties | Preferred Requirements: Nature of this job requires individuals who are detailed oriented and capable of precisely following step-by-step instructions. We are seeking team players who are comfortable working independently and able to ask for help when needed. Experience with plant pathology molecular diagnostics - DNA extractions, PCR , LAMP and gel electrophoresis - is preferred, although we are willing to train the right student; Applicant must: be majoring in biology or a related field; be able to commit at least 8 hours a week; be available to work during spring break and summers; have a high school or OSU GPA > 3.5; have excellent English communication skills, both oran and written; Preference will be given to freshman and sophomores interested in a long-t...] / Oregon State University (OSU); Corvallis, Oregon, United States / deadline January 31