This position is to support study of how synapses of the auditory system are affected by acoustic activity. This is a full-time, grant-supported position.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Oversee mouse colony: The person will maintain the lab’s mouse colony, including genotyping, setting up breeding, and keeping records.
- Laboratory oversight: The person will assist with keeping laboratory areas neat, and ordering supplies as needed.
- Assess auditory capabilities: The person will use standard audiological techniques (ABRs and DPOAEs) to characterize the hearing of mice.
- Histology: The person will perform immunohistochemistry of brain tissue, examine the expression of important marker proteins, and use light- and electron-microscopic techniques to quantify the structures of auditory neurons.
- Additional roles: As other scientific goals arise, additional roles may become important.
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