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Rockefeller University Research Assistant in New York, New York

Job: IRC22490

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Job Title Research Assistant

Laboratory / Department Neurogenetics of Language

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Detailed Description

The Research Assistant will work in the lab to assist a senior scientist on a project to establish transgenic zebra finch lines for the purposes of studying the neurogenetics of vocal learning. The Research Assistant will assist with embryonic bird dissections to establish primary cell culture lines, maintain cell cultures in sterile environment, PCR, plasmid preparations and bacterial work. Will handle zebra finch eggs in the lab and live zebra finches in the aviary.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in science required; educational emphasis in the biological sciences preferred. Must be able to pipette accurately. Sterile cell culture experience highly preferred. Experience with PCR and plasmid work desirable.

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