JOBSUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Under the direction of an assignedPrincipal Investigator (PI), the Senior Research Technician is responsible forinvestigating and validating the heat shot factor HSF1-BDNF axis in the centralnervous systems of mice in response to acute and chronic stress conditions.Conducts research experiments and analyzes/presents data.
Investigates and analyzes heat shot factor HSF1 regulations of neuroprotection from gene to behavior.
Collects tissue, sample processing (CHIP), qPCR, immunohistochemistry, and CHIP seq.
Generates and analyzes data to discuss/present to PI's.
Oversees animal colonies.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 202327
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