A technical position is available in the laboratory of Dr Matthew Gill in the Department of Genetics, Cell Biology & Development. Work in the lab is focused on characterizing an insulin signaling pathway in the nematode C. elegans that is involved in development and lifespan determination.
10% Media preparation Prepare sterile media and bacterial cultures for routine nematode culture
45% Strain maintenance & life history analysis Maintain C. elegans strains, perform genetic crosses and characterize life history traits including but not limited development, fertility and lifespan
10% Brightfield & fluorescence microscopy Use brightfield and fluorescence microscopy to characterize gene expression and protein localization in transgenic strains.
25% Molecular biology Use PCR for genotyping nematode strains and molecular cloning to generate genetic constructs for introduction into C. elegans
10% Record Keeping Keep detailed records of all experiments and procedures in laboratory notebooks, databases, spreadsheets and web -based applications
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials
Required Qualifications: BA/BS or a combination of related education and work experience to equal four years.
Preferred Qualifications Experience in genetics, molecular biology, or cell culture would be advantageous but is not required.
Internal Number: 341398
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