This is a laboratory-based research position focused on behavioral, electrophysiological and biochemical studies of nociception. Techniques to be used include behavioral assessment in mice and rats, in vivo electrophysiology from spinal cord and brain, histology, preparing cell cultures, and tissue measurement of proteins and lipids.
Conduct assigned research experiments on effects of new analgesics using behavioral approaches – 60%
Conduct assigned research experiments on the cellular and biochemical mechanisms of hyperalgesia and pharmacological manipulation – 40%
Required/Essential Qualifications: (Must be documented)
A BS degree in neuroscience or related science discipline
Experience in neuroscience research
Must be able to perform molecular and cellular biology procedures
Course work in cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology & genetics, microbiology, and immunology
Experience working with rodents
Experience with in vivo electrophysiology
Experience with behavioral pharmacology
Experience with data preparation and presentation, and data analyses
Internal Number: 336510
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