Translational Therapeutics Research Group

Department of Neurosurgery

​​Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center

University of Maryland School of Medicine​ - Baltimore, MD

Positions Available:​

Laboratory Research Specialist - (2000008X)

  • Perform independent project(s) and participate in the design of research studies. Compile, analyze, and interpret research data using various relevant computer software applications.
  • Independently perform day to day laboratory research activities such as: general housekeeping, daily observations of animal health; collection of cultures and biological specimens for diagnostic testing and monitoring of animal health; diagnostic molecular (ELISA), bacteriological, or biological assays; breeding colonization processes; irradiation of blood products; and executing biochemical or hematopoietic procedures such as: bone marrow aspirations, complete blood count, white cell differential, electrophoresis, blotting, chromatography, PCR and DNA extractions, etc.; and may require performing psychological enrichment of certain species.
  • Administer day-to-day laboratory operations including monitoring the budget, ensuring quality control and safety compliance, developing policies and procedures, and ordering supplies. Maintain proper operation of research equipment, ensuring proper operation records, cleaning, ordering of required components and explaining/resolving technical issues.
  • Conduct library research and participates in editing and preparing manuscripts, scientific illustrations and computer graphics for publication. Contribute to the preparation of journal articles and grant proposals. Presents research findings.
  • Prepare materials for research studies, including sample collection kits and research documents.
  • Assist in the training of undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral, international fellows, and/or junior technical personnel in the performance of a variety of laboratory techniques.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 

Please apply online using the link below:

Postdoctoral Fellows:

We are always looking for outstanding postdoctoral candidates to join our team. At this time, we can only consider postdoctoral candidates with own external funding.

Contact information:

Anthony J. Kim, Ph.D. (Co-director of TTRG) at

Graduate Students:

We are committed to training the next generation of biomedical scientists and we occasionally have openings for students enrolled in one of the Graduate Program in Life Sciences (GPILS) PhD programs or the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) for the combined MD/PhD degree.

Contact information:
Jeffrey A. Winkles, Ph.D. (Co-director of TTRG) at