Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
This individual will be responsible for learning and conducting a variety of techniques in animal experimentation, molecular and cellular biology. Under supervision, the individual will participate in mouse colony organization and maintenance, archiving biological samples, supply ordering, techniques including flow cytometry, immunoblotting and qRT-PCR, animal necropsies, tissue preservation, shipment of biological samples and recording and organizing data. Continuing self-motivated education in health and aging research is expected.
50% Mouse colony management Animal husbandry, mouse colony management, collect and record data collected on live animals, mouse necropsies, collection and preservation of biological samples, processing of tissues for downstream analysis
25% Lab, Sample, Data Management Create animal identifiers and cage cards, prepare necropsy reports and labels for biologic samples, archive samples in the tissue bank.
25% Molecular biology PCR genotyping.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials
Required Qualifications: BS/BA in a biomedical discipline, or a combination of related education and work experience to equal 4 years.
Experience working with mice is required.
Must have strong problem-solving skills, an ability to multitask and to work independently.
Preferred Qualifications: Applicants should have an interest in health sciences and interest in working with laboratory animals.
Internal Number: 341374
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