Research Assistant - Biomedical Graduate Research Organization (BGRO)

Washington D.C.
Mar 19, 2019
Mar 26, 2019
Analyst, Research
Full Time
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Research Assistant - Biomedical Graduate Research Organization (BGRO)

The Burns Lab is seeking a full-time research assistant to support and participate in ongoing scientific investigations concerning the changes to the brain that occur after traumatic brain injury (TBI). This position is central to the operation of the laboratory, and the chosen applicant will handle both basic responsibilities (supply purchasing, credit card consolidation, animal maintenance) as well as more advanced duties (animal behavioral assays, Western Blotting, RT-PCR, immunohistochemistry, surgery, data collection etc). Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Molecular Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Immunochemistry
  • Mouse TBI Surgery
  • Mouse behavior
  • Administrative duties
  • Manage lab supplies
  • Credit Card Consolidation


  • MS degree in neuroscience or a related field alongside a minimum of 6 months experience in a research lab
  • 'Team player' with technical dexterity, dedication, creativity, organization, and a genuine excitement about Neuroscience research

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