-Provide oversight for all animal husbandry, our animal surgery team, organizing, set-up, ordering, the Endo/Sham surgeries and follow-up animal care and animal treatments. -Participate in all animal surgeries. -Work with the PI to provide direction and oversight of the development of three generations of embryos and offspring from Endo and Sham rats. -Supervise tissue/sample collection for appropriate allocation to all experiments. -Perform all techniques for studying epigenetic modifications, imprinting, and deviations in embryo survival mechanisms. -Oversee laboratory technical personnel, graduate and undergraduate students who may be assisting with this project. -Successful candidate is expected to prepare and present their research at national / international meetings in the field and publish two manuscripts per year. -One to two years in related laboratory work, a good publication list, evidence of ability to earn external funding and excellent references is preferred.
PhD or DVM
Major Areas of Expertise: Embryos Gametes Ovary Testis Uterus Epigenetics Imprinting Ubiquitination
Technical Requirements: Cell/Tissue Culture ChIP Blotting/probing ELISA Histology Immunohistochemistry/Immunofluorescence Imaging/Image Manipulation Protein Purification qPCR RNAi Sequencing and Analysis Surgery Epigenetic - primer design, COBRA, MeDIP, etc., Gene expression arrays Ability to speak and write fluent English
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