Technical Research: Independently conduct technical laboratory research to assess genetic, epigenetic and metabolic characteristics of mammalian gametes, embryos, stem cells and somatic cells. These responsibilities include: collect oocytes and conduct assisted reproductive techniques in laboratory models, utilization of novel embryo manipulation techniques including mitochondrial replacement techniques (spindle transfer, polar body transfer and pronuclear transfer) and/or somatic cell nuclear transfer; isolation and characterization of ES cells and iPS cells, produce chimeric and transgenic animals, day to day maintenance of embryo and cell cultures, records and laboratory analyses utilizing latest molecular, histological and immunocytochemical methods.
Report Preparation and Literature Research: Prepare reports containing analytical, descriptive, and evaluative content that will be submitted for publication or for contribution to grant applications, progress reports, presentations at national and international meetings, etc. Conduct research of literature and database analysis.
Data Collection/Analysis/Record Keeping: Collect and analyze scientific data pertinent to the research projects. Manage and maintain detailed animal records and all research related information in an easily identifiable manner for current and historical documentation.
Personnel Supervision: Serve as lead-person for laboratory research assistants; train staff in research techniques and protocols; delegate tasks and oversee work of students and other support staff.
Material Presentation: Present research findings to fellow investigators and collaborative scientists; attend professional meetings.
Other duties: Perform additional tasks as required or assigned, to fulfill the mission of the Center for Embryonic Cell & Gene Therapy.
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