Under the supervision the Laboratory Assistant will maintain a transgenic/knockout mouse colony. The incumbent, in cooperation with postdocs and graduate students, will perform the analysis of these animals (and primary cells) using routine techniques in molecular biology, biochemistry and cell culture. The Laboratory Assistant will order supplies, enter data using standard computer software, and keep accurate and clear records of all experimental work.
Ability to follow detailed written instruction. Ability to maintain organized lab notes. Knowledge of routine lab equipment (centrifuge, PCR machine, etc) Ability to use computers. Knowledge of molecular biology/cell biology/mouse techniques and (e.g. centrifugation, cloning, pipeting, aseptic techniques, Luciferase assay; mouse dissection, isolate primary cells, etc)
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
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