The Division of Nephrology and Hypertension provides consultative and follow-up care for patients with all types of kidney disease and hypertension. Our team participates in the full range of academic activities: basic science research, clinical research, and teaching.
The Research Assistant's laboratory research focuses on the role of the renin angiotensin system (RAS) in regulating microvascular function in the kidney. The Research Assistant II will perform mouse husbandry procedures including, but not limited to maintenance of breeding colonies, wean litters, provide mouse identification numbers, collect tissue, blood, and urine, and maintain records in a computer database. In addition, the Research Assistant II will assist in planning, performance, and interpretation of animal studies.
Animal Husbandry: maintenance of breeding colonies, wean litters, provide mouse identification numbers, collect tissue, blood, and urine, and maintain records in a computer database
Laboratory Bench Work: significant participation in the planning, performance, and interpretation of animal studies. Opportunities exist to learn and perform other experimental techniques including mouse surgeries, immunofluorescence, and Western blotting
Laboratory Management: duties include ensuring animal research regulatory compliance, administration of IACUC protocols, general lab maintenance, ordering, and reagent preparation
Bachelor's Degree with major courses in the field of research/no experience OR
Associates Degree and three years of relevant experience
Major courses in molecular biology
Prior work experience performing PCR and agarose gel electrophoresis
Experience working with databases
Opportunities exist to learn and perform other experimental techniques including mouse surgeries, immunofluorescence, Western blotting, genotyping, quantitative PCR, bioinformatics, and advanced tissue clearing approaches.
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