The Department of Neuroscience is a basic science department that focuses on cutting-edge research in the areas of neurological disease. Dr. Giuseppina Tesco is supported by funding from the federal government and private foundations to study the molecular mechanism of Alzheimer’s disease.What You'll Do:
Under close supervision of Principal Investigator, conducts a variety of routine experiments following established procedures and protocols. There are two primary functions of this position: 1) Culturing human iPSCs and differentiating them in neurons and glia cells, 2) Characterization of cultures with biochemistry, microscopy and molecular biology (Protein extraction Western blotting, ELISA, immunostaining and microscopy, RNA and DNA extraction, PCR and qPCR, genome editing). Having prior experiences in stem cell culture and genome editing is a plus. Maintaining mouse colony.
- Knowledge and skills as typically acquired by a Bachelor’s degree in science and at least one year of related laboratory experience
- Advanced knowledge and experience with laboratory techniques and procedures
- Knowledge of basic statistics
Special Work Schedule Requirements:
May work with and be exposed to hazardous chemicals and materials, human/animal tissue and fluids, radiation.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.