GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
An open position for a laboratory technician to support various cell biology experimental procedures in the lab. Our laboratory is located in the state-of-the-art Albert Sherman Center at UMMS in the Neurology department. Our research focuses on molecular mechanisms underlying neurodegeneration, with a focus on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS (www.boscolab.com). Responsibilities will include but may not be limited to immortalized cell culture, including biochemical processing of cells and microscopy. Responsibilities may also include dissection of primary neurons from mouse embryos, animal (mouse) husbandry, tissue sectioning, staining, and microscopy.
Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator or designee, the Research Laboratory Technician I, performs a variety of specimen preparatory techniques, dry lab data collection, and routine laboratory maintenance. Research Lab Technician I, will be working with animals, bacteria, chemicals and biohazardous materials.
Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator or designee
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Wet chemistry laboratory, and may require appropriate contact with biohazards, radionuclides, toxins, animals, and human specimens.