Candidate will be working in a laboratory studying basic mechanisms of neurological disease and the contribution of pathology to phenotypes in cellular and/or animal models. Ideally the candidate will have experience with a number of experimental laboratory techniques including tissue culture, molecular biology (DNA isolation, and agarose gel electrophoresis), recombinant DNA techniques (PCR, site-directed mutagenesis, plasmid construction and sequencing), immunohistochemistry, and biochemistry (protein purification, Western blotting). Experience with neurodegeneration models, immunohistochemistry, tissue culture, and small animal surgeries (stereotactic injections, cranial window placement) are a plus, but not a requirement.
Bachelor's degree with major courses in field of research / No experience, OR Associate's degree and 3 years of relevant research technician experience
Bachelor's degree in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, or related fields
Knowledge of/course work in cell culture
Undergraduate research experience
Experience working with zebrafish
Experience with immunohistochemistry and tissue culture
Ability to perform a number of experimental laboratory techniques including molecular biology (DNA isolation, agarose gel electrophoresis), recombinant DNA techniques (PCR, site-directed mutagenesis, plasmid construction and sequencing), immunohistochemistry, and biochemistry (protein purification, Western blotting)
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