Emory University Research Specialist in atlanta, Georgia



Under general supervision, performs a variety of defined research and laboratory tests and experiments according to prescribed protocols and assigned schedules. Sets up experiments as prescribed by a principal investigator. May be required to participate in laboratory maintenance activities such as sterilization and cleaning of equipment, ordering of supplies, inventory and media preparation. Maintains records, files and logs of work performed in laboratory notebooks and computer databases. Compiles data and records results of studies for publications, grants and seminar presentations. Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents. Performs related responsibilities as required by principal investigator.


Prior experience working with small animal surgery is required. Experience performing molecular and cellular biology assays is desirable (western blot and RT-PCR). Performs routine and specialized duties associated with animal husbandry, including breeding, weaning pups, genotyping and record keeping.

Experience with cell culture, maintaining frozen cell lines, preparing, separating and stacking gel buffers, preparing reagents and aliquot, ordering and maintaining lab supplies and ensuring bio-safety compliance.


Position would be working for Dr. Marina Hernandes in the Division of Cardiology. The Hernandes lab focuses on elucidating the molecular mechanisms underlying neuroinflammation in neurodegenerative conditions, particularly ischemic stroke.


Bachelor's degree in a scientific field OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.DATE CREATED/MODIFIED/REVIEWED: 06/08/06 AMM

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Job Number 15453

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Medicine: Cardiology

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Laboratory

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