Job #: G952
Posted Date: January 21, 2020
Closes On: February 4, 2020
Job Title: Research Assistant III - Peptide Biology Laboratory, Dr. Kuo-Fen Lee
Status: Regular Full Time
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Laboratory/Department: Clayton Foundation Laboratories for Peptide Biology
Lab research is focused on the genes and molecules that guide brain cell development.
The Research Assistant III position is responsible for assisting with research in genetics and diseases of both marmoset and mouse models. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, she/he will assist in the transgenesis of marmosets and the analysis of the phenotype in both models, including neuroimaging, behavioral tests, stereotaxic injection, tissue collection and sectioning, immunohistochemistry, PCR, DNA and RNA extractions and genotyping. The position will require proficiency in marmoset and mouse handling and colony maintenance such as pedigree recording and the techniques required in assisting transgenesis of marmosets, including reproductive hormone profiling, monitoring surgery, oocyte collection, in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer. Provides related training and guidance to less experienced research staff. Other responsibilities include data analysis and maintenance of tissue, DNA, and other experimental samples. Position will also assist with general laboratory maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies. Individuals will be expected to independently determine the timing of experiments, analysis, and presentation of results.
This role requires constant adjusting focus, seeing, sitting and working inside.
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