A Research Technician I conducts research projects for the Advanced In Vivo Models Core facility under the supervision of the shared resource facility director. This position will assist in the implementation, execution, acquisition and/or analysis of data for Core facility users. Other responsibilities include tracking and reporting Core user services and hours allocated to a project to the immediate lab supervisor to ensure collection of charge-backs.
Nature of certain projects may require occasional weekend work.
Work location: Neurosensory Center, Texas Medical Center
Chorioallantoic membrane (CAM) in vivo egg model preparation and engraftment of cell culture or patient-derived xenografts for Core facility users on a weekly basis.
Follows projects through completion (i.e. from engraftment to analysis on assigned projects).
Acquires data including: Imaging tumors and CAM, tumor and relevant tissue dissection for processing, tissue DNA isolation and analysis, running qPCR and analysis, and detailed experimental procedure recording.
Compiles user data reports for assigned projects and will send to Core director for review and distribution to Core users.
Assists with research and development projects as time permits.
Associate's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Two years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
One year of relevant experience.
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