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The Research Assistant provides a wide variety of moderately complex to complex technical support for a research lab. S/he assists in evaluating research methods, procedures, and techniques based on established objectives. Reporting directly to the Private Investigator (PI) as well as to the other lab members assigned by the PI the Research Assistant has additional duties that include but are not limited to:
Orders supplies when necessary.
Manages animal handling, collects tissues and processing.
Handles cell culture and other lab techniques.
Other duties as assigned.
Associate degree; Bachelor's degree preferred
1-2 years of relevant experience
Familiarity with day to day assistance required in the laboratory such as ordering reagents, and keeping inventories
Ability to carry out the laboratory techniques such as Western blotting, PCR, RT-PCR
Conversant with tissue culture techniques
Experience in handling rodents, maintaining breeding colonies, as well as collecting tissues and their processing
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