Supervises other lab personnel in research techniques, instruments, laboratory methods, procedures, and safety.
Effectively communicates, coordinates, and troubleshoots team-based research efforts through participation in laboratory and research meetings.
Maintains clear, accurate, complete, and timely reports of experiments.
Maintains records to ensure compliance with biosafety, radiation safety, animal protocols, compliance reports, instrument maintenance, institutional protocols, and supply orders. Notifies PI of any potential violations of regulations.
Performs routine library work, including finding literature and copying articles.
Helps monitor compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies, procedures, directives, and mandates.
Assures maintenance and good working condition of equipment to ensure continuum of research.
May collaborate with clinical and basic scientists in other labs. Represents the PI as needed.
Supports data collection and analytical needs of research projects. Conducts literature reviews and helps write reports and manuscripts. Ensures project compliance with different policies, procedures, directives, and mandates.
Takes responsibility for the following non-laboratory duties: transcribing and coding data; developing data collection instruments; presenting research; and recruiting and scheduling research subjects. Acquires higher-level skills and knowledge in the process.
Performs other related work as needed.
Experience in mouse experimentation with microsurgery, gnotobiotic, and germ-free.
Experience in DNA, RNA, protein isolations, transcriptomic analysis, Western blot, microbial and tissue cell culture, and tissue harvest/fixation and immunohistochemistry analysis.
Experience in microbiology and cancer biology.
Ability to work with animals.
Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.
Attention to detail and organizational skills.
Ability to work independently on own projects and as part of a team.
History of peer-reviewed publications in relevant field.
Familiarity with grant preparation.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to supervise and train others.
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