Professional Research Assistant

Aurora, Arapahoe County
Jul 24, 2014

Posting Description: Duties: - Genotyping, including fin clipping of zebrafish and PCR - qPCR for mitochondrial and myelin gene expression - drug treatments of zebrafish to promote motor neuron survival - confocal imaging of live zebrafish to evaluate motor axons

Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree in science - Experience of at least 2 years in a laboratory setting

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Knowledge of microscopy - Ability to perform genotyping, qPCR and drug treatments with minimal supervision - Ability to communicate well verbally and in written form - Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and independently

Desired Qualifications: - Master's degree in the sciences - Previous experience with zebrafish research - 1 prior research publication

Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus