THIS IS A GRANT-FUNDEDPOSITION WORKING 20 HOURS PER WEEK.
JOBSUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Under the direction of an assignedsupervisor, this position conducts broad experimental procedures that consistof collecting and logging experimental data and performing experiments withmice and tissues that have antivirals.
Supports the efficacy of experiments conducted in mice with viruses, collection of tissues and endpoint analyses, virus isolation, and isolation/sequencing of viruses.
Creates and executes assays to measure and detect viral replications in cell lines and animal tissues and/or fluids.
Uses appropriated instrumentation to design, optimize, and/or verify all assays.
Completes analyses and presents data/reports using MS Office Suite Products and statistical analysis tools.
Tests the reaction of viruses/viral proteins to antiviral medicines and investigates pathogen responses from other related pathogens to antiviral drugs.
Supports all aspects of in vitro/animal studies of pathogens for life history drug studies.
Constructs and/or obtains the reagents and technical approaches required for the work.
Publishes and presents data in papers and at internal/external meetings.
Establishes protocols and/or Standard Operating Procedures for all techniques utilized, if required.
Oversees equipment service inspections and equipment validation process.
Monitors and maintains the budget for inventory of supplies and reagents needed to perform scientific experiments.
Performs general laboratory housekeeping/maintenance.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 205687
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