Dr. Malia Edwards and her research team at The Wilmer Eye Institute are studying the role of retinal glia and choroidal mast cells in retinal development and disease. The labs primary focus at the moment is age-related macular degeneration. The lab utilizes a combination of human donor eyes, animal models and cell culture experiments.
The lab is hiring a Research Technologist.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Maintaining cell lines, assisting with iPSC differentiation, running real time PCR and transfecting cell lines.
Run immunohistochemistry and other histological staining as well as ELISAs and Western blots.
There will also be the opportunity to assist with animal handling and surgery.
Bachelor's Degree in biology, chemistry or related field.
Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
General lab experience.
Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word.
Cell culture and molecular biology experience.
Highly motivated with the ability to work independently while working well as part of a team.
Classified Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $15.00-$20.40-$25.50 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 5:00 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003494-SOM Oph Basic Research Personnel area: School of Medicine
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