JobSummary/Essential Job Functions: Under the direction of anassigned supervisor, this position coordinates the operation of the Laboratoryfor Research, including human genetics and molecular biology in the Departmentof Genetics, Genomics, & Informatics. Provides research, education, and developmentsupport of the labs.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversees the daily maintenance of the laboratory, assists collecting and depositing of data, writes experimental protocols, and places and records supply/animal/equipment acquisitions.
Coordinates human and animal tissue sample collection and processing, cell culture (transfection and maintenance), and microscopy and molecular biology.
Collects research data from in-lab testing or research publications and compiles data into usable format by scientific analysis.
Assists postdoctoral fellows and trains and assists students, including graduate students and visiting scientists in cell culture and molecular biology experiments.
Evaluates lab equipment needs for repair, replacement, or purchase of new equipment ensuring compatibility with research application.
Maintains procurements and disposes of biospecimens appropriately.
Ensures proper storage methods for in lab continued use and disposal methods.
Keeps inventory of received and disposed of cell lines and biospecimens.
Maintains all laboratory components, calibrates lab equipment and orders lab supplies.
Ensures safety compliance of all trainees and students in the laboratory under the supervision of and standards of UTHSC.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 190049
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