Job Title: Research Assistant
Detailed job description and duties:
Genetic and embryological studies of muscle and neural stem cell formation in the mouse embryo. Lab investigations include: maintenance of transgenic and mutant mouse colony; breeding mice for genetic studies of muscle and neural stem cell formation in developing embryos and muscle and brain tumor tumor formation in adults; genotyping of adults and embryos; maintenance of computer data base of mouse colony; characterization of gene expression using histological and molecular biology methods. Lab responsibilities also include: participation in the development of experimental plans; maintenance of a detailed lab notebook to record lab results, participation in the writing and figure preparation for manuscripts describing research results, presentation of results at lab meetings; ordering supplies; training of lab personnel in mouse husbandry.
Qualifications: M.S. or B.S.
The Institute provides an extensive benefit package to all BBRI employees.