Research Lab Technician II

University of Southern California
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Research Lab Technician IIApplyUSC Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics InstituteLos Angeles, California

The USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute and Laboratory of Neuro Imaging (INI, www.ini.usc.edu) are world leaders in the development of advanced computational and scientific approaches for the comprehensive mapping of brain structure and function. LONI’s unique multidisciplinary environment and cutting edge resources allow for integration of clinical, psychological and genotypic information with neuroimaging phenotypes for research questions in neurology, psychiatry and developmental neurobiology.

The Bienkowski Lab at the USC Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute is focused on understanding the multiscale organization of the brain in health and disease. The lab uses cutting-edge technology and 3D lightsheet microscopy to investigate genetic, anatomical, and functional features of neuronal cell types in both rodents and humans. Our goal is to develop innovative tools and resources to help scientists better translate laboratory research into applied clinical treatments. 

We are looking to hire a Research Laboratory Technician II to conduct stereotaxic rodent surgeries using anatomical tracer molecules and viral vectors, including AAV and rabies virus, and perform analysis on histological image data. The Research Laboratory Technician II will also be responsible for maintaining surgical room equipment, organizing study records, and preparing chemical solutions for experiments. This position will be part of a funded research collaboration studying the loss of connectivity in rodent models of Alzheimer’s disease.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with stereotaxic rodent surgeries
  • Experience injecting transneuronal viral tracer molecules
  • Skills
  • Computer and imaging software

Minimum Education: Associate's degree, Specialized/technical training, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education Minimum Experience: 2 years Minimum Field of Expertise: Working knowledge of laboratory equipment and research protocols. Knowledge of computer analysis techniques and ability to provide routine analysis and interpretation of research data.REQ20090440 Posted Date: 06/25/2020 - Thru date - 2020-07-02Apply

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