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Lab manager / Research technician

Employer: Harvard Medical School
Posted: July 28, 2014
Expires: September 24, 2014
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Lab manager / Research technician

A full-time lab manager / research technician position is available now in Dr. Min Dong's lab at Harvard Medical School. The lab has been mainly focused on understanding how a fascinating family of bacterial toxins, botulinum neurotoxins, target neurons and disrupt neuronal functions. The primary responsibility of the position is to carry out delicate experimental procedures including primary neuron culture from rodents, preparation of lentiviruses, transfection/transduction of neurons, managing knockout mice colonies, recombinant protein purifications, in addition to other regular molecular biology and cell culture procedures. The successful candidates will also have the opportunity to act as a leading role in potential research projects. The management responsibilities include record keeping, regulatory compliance, and assisting on manuscript preparation. Prior experience with neuron culture and basic molecular and cell biology techniques will be beneficial, but rigorous training will be provided to qualified candidates regarding all the experimental procedures. Interested candidates please forward your curriculum vitae and names of three references to Dr. Min Dong by email:

Harvard Medical School and the New England Primate Research Center are equal opportunity employers, committed to diversity in the workplace.

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