The Research Assistant will be learning firsthand the science of histology and neuropathology at the BU CTE center. They will assist with tissue processing and harvesting and assist in coordinating the data generated by the project. Will help coordinate clinicopathological case conferences with the Project Manager from the Clinical Core. Assistance will be requested to help prepare all the neuropathology data documentation to accompany neuropathology data submitted to the Data Core. Assist in the collection of tissue processing and harvesting for both pathological and molecular workup. This will consist of telephone contact and consenting of potential participants. Contact with donor families for consent and required documentation, contact with various procurement facilities for tissue extraction and to arrange transport and/or shipping to the Boston University Brain Bank Core(s). Provide follow-up notification reports to the proper authorizing contacts. Assist with the coordination of case conferences, prepare data documentation for weekly science meeting consensus. Provide data documentation to be supplied to Data Core and Brain Bank Cores. Assist with any other research activities assigned by supervisor which may include scheduling meetings, sending emails, coordinating communication with the Data Core and Brain Bank Cores.
Applicants should have a bachelor's degree or some experience in neuroscience or a related field (preferable 2-4 years)
Ensure all corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met, maintain a clean and well-organized work area, and perform limited other duties assigned by your direct supervisor
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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