The student helper will work with ITF staff to rear and maintain Black Soldier Fly colonies including both wild type and genetically manipulated lines.
Duties will include cleaning of rearing equipment and cages, collection of life stages, screening for visual markers, data collection and record keeping, supply inventory and ordering.
IBBR (www.ibbr.umd.edu) is a premier research institute focused on the structural and quantitative biological characterization of complex protein structure/function relationships and bio-molecular engineering and testing of novel products or platforms targeting prevention or treatment of conditions of human disease and intervention. IBBR operates state-of-the-art facilities located in the heart of the biotechnology corridor in Rockville, Maryland. The Institute is a joint research enterprise between the University of Maryland and the National Institute of Standards and Technology and has an outstanding group of scientists and engineers with long-standing track records in basic and translational research.
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