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Research Technician, Division of Gastroenterology Georgetown University Medical

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Georgetown University

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Washington, District of Columbia

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Mon, 14 Jun 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Research Technician, Division of Gastroenterology Georgetown University Medical Center Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation’s capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world. Requirements Research Technician, Division of Gastroenterology – Georgetown University Medical Center With nationally and internationally known experts in endoscopy and gastroenterology, and the knowledge and expertise that comes from physicians that perform approximately 6,000 procedures annually, Georgetown University’s offers the most advanced diagnostic and treatment techniques available. The Research Technician supports a 2-year grant in cancer research – particularly pancreatic cancer – that provides opportunity to learn about translational research. Reporting to the Principal Investigator, the Research Technician has duties in mouse research studies and lab administration, including but are not limited to: Animal Experiments – Provide care or the mice and maintenance of the cancer cell lines in culture in the laboratory. – Assist with breeding the mice and maintaining the colony. – Monitor the animals, assists with treatments, measures mouse weight and food intake, as well as tumor size with calipers or IVIS – Assist with all the animal experiments – that is, collection of blood samples, dissection and processing of tissues for histology. – Assist with dissection of research animals and processing of tumor and other tissues Cell Cultures – Assist in cell culture work to maintain, freeze and work with cancer cells in culture and maintaining records – to include maintaining the CO2 incubator and tanks and water jacket and water pan in incubator – Keep the incubator clean – Extract RNA and protein from cells / tissues Lab Maintenance and Support – Autoclave biosafety waste, and wash and autoclave glassware – Participate in Lab meetings and prepare presentation of results weekly – Check safety forms for eye wash and fire extinguisher as scheduled in the lab Qualifications – Bachelor’s degree in Biology or other science field – Preference for prior training in the laboratory animals and expertise in breeding and management of transgenic mouse colonies Current Georgetown Employees: If you currently work at Georgetown University, please exit this website and login to GMS () using your Net ID and password. 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