The Dr. Leon Reijmers Lab studies how a neuronal network can store a memory. Our goal is to understand how memories are stored by the combined studies of molecules, neurons, circuits, and behavior. The lab is supported by funding from the federal government.
The Department of Neuroscience is a basic science department that focuses on cutting-edge research in the areas of synapse development and function, sensory systems and complex behavior, cognitive neuroscience, and behavioral neurobiology. The faculty within the department is also extensively involved with the Graduate School of Biomedical Science Program in Neuroscience as well as teaching within the medical school.What You'll Do:
This is a grant funded position and is not eligible for severance pay.
Under close supervision of Principal Investigator, Dr. Leon Reijmers, the Research Technician will work on research related to understanding how memories are stored. Responsibilities include:
- Conducts a variety of routine experiments following established procedures and protocols
- Monitors animal colonies and performs husbandry, collects samples and maintains census records
- Records results and maintains accurate records of experiments
- Prepares stock solutions, reagents, and other media
- Maintains laboratory equipment and orders/keeps inventory of supplies
- Knowledge and skills typically acquired by a Bachelor’s degree in science with up to one year laboratory experience
- Familiarity with basic laboratory techniques and procedures
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.