A talented technician is sought for an exciting position performing high-impact Alzheimer's disease research. Previous experience in Alzheimer's disease research is not required.
Cell culture work using primary mouse cells and human stem cell lines
Cryostat sectioning and immunohistochemistry on brain sections from transgenic mouse lines
Microscopy to characterize and quantify both immunocytochemistry and immunohistochemistry results
RNA extraction of cells and tissues for RNA-sequencing and qPCR experiments
Work with mice, such as perfusions, behavior experiments and possibly brain injections under anesthesia
Ability to keep records in an orderly fashion
Requires two years of college or a completed A.A program with an emphasis on chemistry, biology, physics, or related science or equivalent in education, training and experience.
At least one year of related laboratory experience (can include undergraduate volunteering in a research lab)
Familiarity with biological terminology and techniques
Experience performing general molecular biology techniques such as Western blotting, qPCR, cell culture, and immunohistochemistry
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 499247
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