This posting is for a Research Analyst position for work on a research project investigating the effect of sleep and circadian rhythm disruption on neuropathology in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. Job responsibilities include working with laboratory mice, planning and organizing behavioral studies with supervisor and students, sectioning brain tissue, conducting procedures such as in situ hybridization, RT-PCR, and immunohistochemistry, and analyzing and graphing data. Good record keeping and basic computer skills are also required; also collaboration and communication with other personnel.
MS Windows and Excel.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
No experience required.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
B.S. in biology or neuroscience or a related field; 1-2 years of experience with lab work.
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