At UConn Health the Genetics and Genome Sciences Department seeks to hire a Special Payroll Research Assistant.
The selected candidate will work on a research project to characterize the molecular and cellular mechanisms of mitochondrial quality control in human cells using CRISPR functional genomics, molecular, cellular and biochemical approaches.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Conduct established experimental procedures and participate in research projects.
Laboratory maintenance (i.e. restocking consumables, washing glassware, autoclave)
Generation of cell lines
Isolation of mitochondria from cell culture and conducting the follow up assays
Restocking labs supplies and washing glassware
Making buffers/solutions and autoclave
Experience in cell culture
Basic skills in biochemistry/molecular biology (DNA/RNA isolation, PCR, gel electrophoresis, western blotting)
Schedule: 40 hrs per wk, Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 5:00pm, some flexibility and weekends are needed
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Hourly Rate: $18.00
Why UConn Health
UConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. A commitment to human health and well-being has been of utmost importance to UConn Health since the founding of the University of Connecticut schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine in 1961. Based on a strong foundation of groundbreaking research, first-rate education, and quality clinical care, we have expanded our medical missions over the decades. In just over 50 years, UConn Health has evolved to encompass more research endeavors, to provide more ways to access our superior care, and to innovate both practical medicine and our methods of educating the practitioners of tomorrow.