Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Under the general supervision of Dr. Lee-Summers and Dr. Martin, the technician will be responsible for performing basic biochemical and histological experiments in piglet brain tissue.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
The duties with include preparing histological fixatives, experimental animal perfusions for biochemical, molecular, and histological studies of the brain, fresh and frozen brain tissue homogenization, mitochondrial and proteasome isolations, and biochemical assays including enzyme activity assays and western blotting, sectioning of brain tissue, histological/immunohistochemical staining, and microscopic analysis of brain sections.
Basic knowledge in biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, and neuroscience is preferred. Will work with post-doctoral students, faculty co-investigators, and other lab technicians. Proper laboratory etiquette and respect required.
High School Diploma/GED with some science coursework.
Training Certificate from Technical Institute preferred.
Experience with preparation of brain fixatives, histology, immunohistochemistry, and western blotting.
Experience with perfusing animals is preferred.
Classified Title: Laboratory Technician Working Title: Laboratory Technician Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/01/CB Starting Salary Range: $13.00-$16.93 per hour (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F; possible evenings and weekends Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002717-SOM Ane Research Personnel area: School of Medicine
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