Research Tech, NYU

Posted 3/2/2017

The Torres-Vazquez lab studies vascular biology using zebrafish and cultured cells at NYU’s Skirball Institute.


  • Cell culture (CRISPR knockouts, shRNA knockdowns, cellular impedance)
  • Biochemistry (protein expression, IP, Westerns)
  • Molecular biology (cloning, sequencing, construct design)
  • Confocal microscopy
  • Zebrafish microinjections (transgenesis and genome editing), genotyping, phenotyping (morphology, RNA in situ hybridization, immunofluorescence)
  • Participation in lab meetings/journal clubs


A Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology or Genetics. Experience with cell culture, biochemistry, zebrafish, genetics or molecular biology.


Self-motivated, fast learner, curiosity-driven, responsible, enjoys working at the bench and with others.
To apply:

Please email Jesús Torres-Vázquez ( using the subject heading, “Lab Tech application 2017: your name” and send your CV as a single PDF that starts with:

  1. Name, current living address (city, state, country), e-mail and phone number
  2. Availability date
  3. Degree(s), date(s) awarded and GPAs
  4. Publications
  5. Name, e-mail and phone number of three references (state relationship: mentor, etc.)
  6. Describe your experience relevant to this position (12 lines).

    You may find more information about me here.

Last Updated 03/02/2017