*Required (must be mentioned on application/resume):
75% – Carry out complex, multi-step laboratory procedures employing a wide range of methods through the instruction of the PI and senior researchers. Experiments utilizing these procedures will be performed to understand and define the quantitative and qualitative changes occurring within the adaptive immune system during sepsis. The candidate will design experiments, select and adapt instruments and methods to meet the requirements of the laboratory protocols and experimental objectives.
Maintenance of a small mouse colony, including screening of transgenic/knockout mice.
Tabulate and graph data, and maintain an electronic laboratory notebook detailing all procedures and results. Use data to prepare written and oral progress reports to the PI and research group at weekly lab meetings.
20% – General laboratory responsibilities including: ordering supplies, organizing and stocking supplies, maintaining equipment and apparatus, organizing and cleaning laboratory workspaces, preparing common reagents, assisting in generating SOPs, and assisting the PI in ensuring adherence to bio-safety level 2 requirements, including hazardous and chemical waste removal.
5% – Review literature as suggested by the PI. Select relevant facts, techniques and procedures from the literature. Summarize findings from the literature and periodically presents these findings at weekly lab meetings.
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