Undergraduate Paige Lippens joins the lab

Paige Lippens joined the lab this week! She is busy learning all about unix and computer clusters. Her research project will be annotating genomes from fungal endophytes and comparing to genomes of other fungi with different ecological niches. She will also be helping Jen maintain cultures of the golden algae, Prymnesium parvum, in the lab. Welcome Paige!

Now Hiring Lab Technician!

The Wisecaver Lab is hiring a Lab Technician. The successful applicant will oversee general operation of the laboratory, including supervising undergraduate students performing basic molecular biology lab work.  Will also grow plants and maintain fungal and microbial cultures, isolate DNA and RNA from various sources, clone genes into expression plasmids, perform real-time and standard PCR, prepare samples for metabolic profiling, etc.  Will be responsible for maintaining the laboratory, ensuring cleanliness, making buffers and biological media, autoclaving biological waste, maintaining laboratory records of freezer stocks and chemicals, etc. 

For more information and to apply online, please visit: http://purdue.taleo.net/careersection/wl/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1701925