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The Research Assistant I position is responsible for assisting scientists within the Reinventing Biology and Medicine’s team in the execution of in vivo models to characterize novel therapies for cancer, diabetes, and auto-immune diseases. The focus of this position will be management of research breeding colonies and to help perform research animal models. The ideal candidate will have worked with animals previously, managed research mouse colonies, and is excited to learn how to conduct animal experiments. The candidate will be responsible for learning and assisting with all techniques associated with the models such as dosing through multiple routes, blood collection, tissue harvesting, IVIS animal imaging, inoculation of cells, etc.
(40%) Mouse Colony Management
(50%) In vivo Experimental Techniques
(10%) Lab Support
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
This position requires constant adjusting focus, grasping, hearing, keying, analyzing, calculating, communicating, reading, reasoning, writing, working inside and in confined areas.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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