University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 227623

Position Summary:
The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as end and in itself but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion

Principal duties:
This position will perform research in intracellular signaling mediating tissue remodeling and fibrosis, using cell and animal models.

Essential Functions:

5%- Follow established procedures or protocols and utilize aseptic technique to maintain cells in culture. Use CO2 incubators, a laminar flow hood and autoclave to perform duties, including: preparation of media and tissue culture reagents; sterilization and preparation of tissue culture equipment; handling cultures, maintenance and special manipulations of cell lines (e.g., transfection).

15%- Run biochemical assays including gel electrophoresis, western blotting, immunoprecipitation, and immunoflourescence.

10%- Work with current lab personnel to prepare solutions and reagents, order materials and supplies, keep inventories of lab stocks.

20%- Assist with the analysis of experimental data, and organization of data into appropriate files, presentation of work at internal and external meetings, preparation of abstracts/manuscripts.

40%- Cloning, preparation, and purification of DNA constructs.

10%- Assist in the routine maintenance of mouse population, assistance/performance of minor procedures in mice, performance of mouse sacrifice and tissue harvest, physiologic studies in mice.

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