Essential Functions: The department of Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences has Research positions in the field of neuroscience and visual sciences available. In this role, electrophysiological, morphological, and molecular biological methods are used to investigate the morphology and functions of the neurons in the retina. Essential Functions include: Conducting patch clamp recordings from neurons in the mouse retina. Performing intraocular virus injection to mouse eyes.Conducting immunohistochemical study using confocal microscopy.Making experimental solutions, maintenance of chemicals, and set-up with equipment.
Qualifications: BS, PhD and/or equivalent is required. Knowledge and experiences in cell biology and animal handling are required.
Internal Number: 76_206847
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