The Research Technician II will work in a team performing genetic screens for modifiers of neurodegeneration using Drosophila (fruit fly) models of disease. This involves working with a stereomicroscope to set up breeding schemes for multiple Drosophila strains and assessing neuronal dysfunction with the assistance of robotic equipment.
Assists and conducts genetic screens using Drosophila disease models.
Assists maintaining Drosophila strains.
Assesses neuronal dysfunction using locomotor assays and operates robotic equipment.
Analyzes data using statistical methods.
Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
No experience required.
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