Essential Functions: The Biomedical Engineering Department is seeking a Research Assistant to work on a multidisciplinary team, with a strong interest in furthering Diabetes research. Cell Culture -Aseptic techniquesBiochemistry -ELISA, Western and Northern blotting, PCR, NextGen, Experience in flow cytometryExperience in cell imaging.Perform general laboratory maintenance including administrative duties and organizing the laboratory.Small rodent animal handling, treatment and monitoring associated with device implantation and analyzing subsequent tissue reaction.Experience in immunohistochemistry techniques.
Qualifications: BA or BS in immunology, biomedical engineering, cell biology, microbiology, chemistry or related field.Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills.Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written.Computer skills including word processing and the ability to enter data in order to maintain study records.Ability to use MS Excel, Word, Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft PowerPoint.Ability to use statistical programs.
Internal Number: 76_205245
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.