A biochemist, cell biologist, or neuroscientist with biochemical expertise is required to support research projects in the area of synapse function and neuronal circuit modulation. The candidate will perform experiments with mutant and transgenic model systems including C. elegans or mammalian tissue culture, analyze data, and present results to PI, lab members, and other scientists. The position requires the ability to learn new skills and collaborate well with others.
Gel electrophoresis; western blotting; molecular cloning techniques; fluorescence microscopy; MS Office; Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Will accept Masters plus equivalent experience; minimum 2 years lab experience in relevant fields
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