The Department of Anesthesiology of Columbia University???s Medical Center has a grant-funded Technician B position available. The Technician???s research focus will be on cardiac biology and disease aimed at better understanding the mechanisms of the contribution of cardiomyocyte mitochondria to cardiac development and disease states.
Have proficiency with breeding mice
Care for rodent colonies
Work with live animals in a wet lab environment
Work with newborn mouse pups
Collect and process mouse tissue for anatomical, biochemical or molecular biological studies.
Assist with tasks related to routine laboratory management, such as ordering supplies and maintaining equipment
All other duties as assigned
Bachelor???s degree in biology or related sciences or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Experience with mouse tissue collection, mitochondrial isolation, enzyme activity assays, immunohistochemistry, western blotting, light and fluorescence microscopy.
Master???s degree is preferred. Knowledge of various related laboratory procedures and techniques is preferred. A minimum of five years related experience is preferred.
Ability to work with minimal supervision is expected. Applicants must be able to develop and learn new techniques as required for these studies.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 514751
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