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Assistant Research Specialist – Regenerative Biology

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The Organization

The Morgridge Institute for Research is a private, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving human health through interdisciplinary biomedical research, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Morgridge Institute serves as a collaborative hub for investigators across UW-Madison to work together on fundamental biomedical questions, and engages more than 30,000 community members annually in scientific programming. The organization offers an extraordinary work environment built around a multi-disciplinary fusion of ideas, state-of-the-art facilities, and mentorship by groundbreaking science leaders. Research focus areas include regenerative biology and bioinformatics, virology, medical engineering, metabolism, core computational technology and bioethics. For additional information, please visit:

The Opportunity

The Morgridge Institute for Research seeks an Assistant Research Specialist with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with others for the Thomson Regenerative Biology Laboratory. The Assistant Research Specialist be responsible for working with the Vascular Biology team performing various studies. Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide technical support to an Assistant Scientist working on vascular differentiation, including cell culture, flow cytometry, qPCR, genome editing and other activities required for the project
  • Provide cell culture support for large scale collaborative grants
  • Provide cell culture system quality control including: media, matrices, and growth factors
  • Provide assistance with other projects, as necessary, to support the overall mission and goals of the Morgridge Institute


Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences or a related field and experience in molecular and cellular biology. Two or more years of experience in biomedical research experience and experience in sterile cell culture techniques is desired. Candidates must demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills.


To Apply:

Qualified individuals interested in this opportunity are required to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae/resume as one document via the online career portal.


The Morgridge Institute for Research promotes and supports an inclusive and diverse environment and offers competitive salary and benefits.


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