Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Follow protocols and procedures to perform general laboratory duties and techniques. 50% of time will be spent performing biochemical techniques, including RT-PCR, western blot and immunohistochemistry. 50% of time will be spent performing animal modeling of IBD.
Specific Duties Responsibilities:
Assist with evaluating glutamate carboxypeptidase II (GCPII) as a therapeutic target in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Study efficacy and pharmacokinetic properties of potential treatments using mouse models of IBD.
Help to further validate GCPII as a therapeutic target by evaluating GCPII expression, localization and activity in a variety of preclinical and clinical tissues.
Assist postdoctoral fellow in analyzing mouse, non-human primate and human tissue samples for RNA expression (RT-PCR), protein expression, protein localization and enzymatic activity.
Assist in performing animal studies of IBD, including tissue collection from mice.
Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
May require some weekend work in lab.
Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field. Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
Classified Title: Laboratory Technologist Working Title: Laboratory Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $14.14-$19.44 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30am-5:00pm / May require some weekend work in lab Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 60000751-BSi NeuroTranslational Program Personnel area: Johns Hopkins University
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