Research Technician II, Neurobiology
Perform a variety of complex technical duties involved in conducting laboratory experiments and tests and determinations in support of Duke University research operations.
Perform a variety of complex technical duties involved conducting biological, physical, or other research experiments to obtain data for research purposes; compile, analyze, document and draw tentative conclusions from experimental results.
Confer with principal investigator or the senior research scientist to review work assignment.
More specifically, the person will work closely with a senior research scientist to perform the following duties:
- Perfusion of mice
- Cryostat sectioning
- Fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) including multiplex single molecule FISH
- Confocal imaging
- Analysis of histology results
- Injection of deficient viruses into the peripheral muscles in mice
- Stereotaxic surgeries
Required Qualifications and Skills:
Work requires a bachelor's degree in biology, neuroscience, or related research field.
- Experience with molecular biology, histological techniques or stereotaxic surgery is preferred but not absolutely required
Requisition Number 401493596
Duke Entity MEDICAL CENTER
Job Code 951 RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II
Job Family Level 08
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
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Work requires a bachelor's degree in botany, biology, zoology or other science related scientific field.
None required above education/training requirement.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
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