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Responsibilities*

Perform and document molecular neurobiology experiments on the regulation of neuron formation by specific microRNAs and candidate target genes in the developing mouse retina. Experimental approaches may include immunohistochemistry/in situ hybridization, in vivo CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene deletion, qRT-PCR, reporter assays, protein analyses, cell culture, and/or preparation of primary neuronal or explant cultures. Responsible for general laboratory organization.

Required Qualifications*

B.S./B.A. or equivalent in molecular biology, neurobiology, or a related field. Requires previous laboratory experience in molecular biology. Knowledge of neurobiology and/or developmental biology preferred. Requires the ability to read and apply primary scientific literature. Must be highly motivated, able to work independently, and willing to learn new techniques.

Background Screening

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Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.