Job Duties/Responsibilities: Sample preparation and processing for embedding. Morphometric assessment of cardiac myocytes in a swine model and human samples. Lab Development. Primary and secondary cell cultures. Western Blotting and dot blotting. Studies on myocardium and isolated cardiac myocytes. Collaborate, implement/conduct and analyze experiments 1) Descriptive Histology and morphological analysis 2) Immunohistology 3) Molecular biology (RNA/DNA, qPCR, transfections, etc.) 4) Animal studies 5) Morphological analysis (2 and 3D)
Participate in the design, implementation, and evaluation of research studies Detailed documentation of procedures and experimental data is expected. This involves analyses of data, writing summary reports on results of work and discussing results with laboratory colleagues and Principal Investigator. You will be required to present independent review of relevant scientific literature for ongoing projects and discussions of possible new experimental approaches with laboratory colleagues and principal Investigator. In addition, you will be required to present regular presentations of scientific data and significant contribution to the preparation of manuscripts. Individual will also help to train and supervise the data collection of lab personnel.
Required Qualifications: M.S. or Ph.D. (Molecular Biology and strong background in cardiac histopathology is preferred). Research experience in molecular biology laboratories and documented experience in cardiac muscle and cardiovascular research and myocardial histopathology as must be demonstrated by multiple research publications in these fields.
Preferred Qualifications: Special consideration will be given to individuals with expertise in immunohistology (both light and electron microscopy)
Internal Number: 334437
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