This position will support the ongoing and newly funded research projects in the Infectious Disease laboratory in the Division of Pathobiology at the Oregon National Primate Research Center of OHSU. The incumbent will perform a variety of laboratory procedures and will assist and perform procedures with non-human primates. Key Responsibilities:
Laboratory/Technical Research: perform basic laboratory procedures as directed and assist in experiment preparation. Collection and preparation of blood samples and or animal tissues to support various laboratories. Assist with surgical procedures of non-human primates.
Data Collection and Data Analysis: assists in the collection of various forms of data pertaining to the research project or projects. Input or upload data into databases as instructed. Conduct analysis of data as shown. Discuss findings with supervisor and principal investigator.
Report Preparation: assists in verifying analytical and evaluative content for contribution to publications, or for contribution to grant application(s), progress reports, etc.
Laboratory Management: Inventory reagents and supplies; assist with routine equipment maintenance.
As needed, perform various duties to successfully fulfill the function of the position.
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