1) Aliquoting and prepare experimental and clinical samples for long-term storage.
2) Preparing media and solutions used for the cultivation of bacterial strains.
3) Isolating anaerobic bacterial strains from clinical samples.
4) Characterizing bacteria using basic microbiological techniques Â (colony morphology description, gram staining, growth curves, etc).
5) Identifying anaerobic bacterial strains using colony PCR and 16S rRNA sequencing.
1) Experience with aseptic technique to cultivate bacterial strains.
2) Experience with basic laboratory techniques including nucleic acid Â extraction, purification, and PCR amplification.
3) Excellent record keeping and organizational skills.
4) Strong multi-tasking and time-management capabilities.
5) Interactive communication and the ability to work as a team player.
1) BS in Microbiology or related Scientific discipline.
1) Experience cultivating, characterizing, and preserving mircoorganisms.
2) Experience working in anaerobic chambers and/or glove boxes.
3) Experience processing and analyzing Sanger Sequencing results.
4) Basic competency and experience using R statistical software.
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