Laboratory Research Analyst II Posted Mar 07
CHDM - Duke University , Durham, NC
The Center for Human Disease Modeling (Center) is actively recruiting for an individual who will be responsible for providing aquaculture support in a zebrafish facility and a variety of technical duties in a research laboratory. Our ideal candidate will be the point person in one of four Duke Z-Core zebrafish facilities and will work with husbandry staff to monitor embryo care, survival, and transition of tanks on/off nursery racks, maintain facility wild-type, transgenic and mutant stocks, and assist in managing new zebrafish lines. Additionally, the candidate will lead projects that employee the use of zebrafish as a model system utilizing techniques such as molecular cloning, DNA/RNA extraction, DNA sequencing, gene expression, zebrafish embryo manipulation, immunostaining and microscopy. This individual will document, analyze, interpret and summarize experimental results, as well as orient, supervise, and train staff in the operations of the zebrafish facility. Bachelor’s degree in biology, zoology, biochemistry, or related field with a minimum of two to four years of relevant laboratory experience. Master's degree may substitute for experience.