THIS IS A GRANT-FUNDED, PART-TIME POSITION (10 HOURS PER WEEK).
JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, this position investigates and validates heat shock factor HSF1-BDNF axis in CNS in response to acute and chronic stress conditions. This position also conducts research experiments and analyzes/presents data.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs research in the study of heat shock factor HSF1 regulation of neuroprotection from gene to behavior.
Conducts tissue collection, sample processing (CHIP), qPCR, immunohistochemistry, and CHIP seq under PI's supervision.
Generates, analyzes, and discusses data with the PIs.
Maintains animal colonies.
Assists lab personnel, as necessary.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 208669
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