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Job Number: 19322
Feb 19, 2021
TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE I, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, to serve as research assistant in the Sur Lab. Will be responsible for establishing, maintaining, and performing experiments in 3D brain organoid cultures and cultured cell lines including induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and iPSC-derived cell lines; tissue culture (stem cells, neuronal progenitors, neurons), stem cell facilit...
Job Number: 19316
Feb 18, 2021
TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE I, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory-Tsai Lab, to assist with research on the effects of neurodegeneration on neuronal activity and cognition in various mouse models. Duties include rodent stereotaxic surgery, in-vivo electrophysiology experiments, and two-photon imaging in awake mice. The project also involves brain dissections, histology, and confocal microscopy. Will...
Job Number: 19311
Full-Time Feb 16, 2021
TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE II, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory-Tsai Lab, to assist with creation, maintenance, and experimentation using human-induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and embryonic stem cells (ESCs) and with manipulating these cells utilizing CRISPR-Cas9 technology. Will work closely with Tsai Lab members to create a variety of iPSCs- and ESCs-derived brain cell types and n..
Job Number: 19187
Dec 23, 2020
TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE 1, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory-Sur Lab, to assist with general operational and research related tasks regarding the role of diverse brain regions involved in information processing. The laboratory utilizes state-of-the-art in vivo imaging techniques and advanced behavioral paradigms to elucidate how cortical circuits involved in learning and memory govern be...
Job Number: 19174
Dec 21, 2020
RESEARCH SUPPORT ASSOCIATE, FLAVELL LAB, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, to assist in genetics, optogenetics, in vivo imaging, and quantitative behavioral experiments aimed at understanding how neural circuits generate patterned activity that gives rise to complex behaviors. Research will use the model system C. elegans. Responsibilities include conducting genetic, optogenetic, im...
Job Number: 19032
Oct 19, 2020
TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE I, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, to join the Choi lab. The group is dedicated to developing novel genetic techniques for neuroscience. Responsibilities will include DNA cloning, immunohistochemical processing, various biochemical and molecular biology techniques, confocal microscopy, mouse handling, surgery, behavioral testing, and other wet-laboratory work.
Job Number: 18785
Jun 19, 2020
RESEARCH SCIENTIST, TSAI LAB, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory (PILM), to conduct and oversee research activities in the laboratory of Professor Li-Huei Tsai, the director of PILM. The lab conducts research investigating the molecular-, circuit-, and systems-level basis of neurological disorders that impact learning and memory. Model systems include transgenic mice, human induced pl...