Under the supervision of academic personnel and research associatesl perform protein assays, western blotting, confocal microscopic imaging, exosomes isolation and labeling and ELISAs. Culture human derived cell cultures (primary and cell line) for study of dementia. Also responsible for cleaning and maintenance of equipment and supplies and maintain adequate inventory of lab supplies.
May be required to perform handling activities with lightweight or easily to move items.
Perform moving activities for brief periods.
Operate light equipment.
Sitting at work bench to perform protocols.
Perform repetitive motions for brief periods.
Confinement to a specific work area.
Work occasional overtime as needed.
Work in an environment where animals are used in research.
This position is subject to Medical Surveillance procedures and review in accordance with Federal and State Laws and Regulations and University Policy.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required:
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
College level course work in applicable areas.
Experience with general laboratory techniques and use of general lab equipment such as centrifuges, pipettes, microscropes.
Skills to accurately follow experimental protocols and procedures, and accurately collect and record data, maintaining precise records and notes.
Experience performing protein assays, western blotting, confocal microscopic imaging, and exosome isolation.
Knowledge of and experience exercising safe laboratory work practices, including work with hazardous substances.
Experience with animal handling/minor procedures.
Experience with cell/organ culture.
Experience with biochemical assays.
Experience in basic molecular biology techniques.
Experience in basic microscopy skills.
Interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues.
Experience with human derived primary cell cultures.
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