Research Technician II


Help with mouse husbandry, perform genotyping, mouse surgeries and biomedical experiments.

Job Duties
  • Performs mouse husbandry work.
  • Performs DNA extraction and PCR reactions.
  • Administers stereotaxic injections into mice.
  • Implements specialized feeding protocols.
  • Administers and records glucose intolerance tests on mice.
  • Performs insulin testing of mice.
  • Works directly with BCM-CCM to maintain animal colonies in accordance with grant protocols.
  • Records animal weight and mass measurements in accordance with protocols.
  • Helps with other experiments e.g. qPCR, Western blot, tissue prep, cell culture, gel imaging, etc.
  • Assists with analysis of animal research experiments and documents/inputs results into a database.
  • Prepares and consolidates data and analysis for weekly Zoom lab meetings.
  • Collects, correlates, analyzes, summarizes and reports on data/results identifying data integrity issues.
  • Operates lab equipment, including CLAMS animal observations cages.
  • Conducts physical, chemical, biological and other research laboratory tests on laboratory animal populations.
  • Reviews laboratory methods manual, scientific journals, abstracts and other literature for information applicable to research experiments.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • No experience required.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



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