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Staff Research Associate I

University of California - Los Angeles Health
United States, California, Los Angeles
April 15, 2024
Description The Professor and Director of the UCLA Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research is looking for highly motivated applicants interested in a Researcher position to investigate mechanisms and novel therapies for neurodegenerative diseases. The Researcher assists with experiments to study cell and molecular, neural network, and behavior relationships in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease. The Researcher is critical to manage mouse colonies, breedings, and cohorts. The Researcher interfaces with a translational group bridging bench discoveries with human clinical trials. Dr. Vossel's laboratory studies mechanisms and novel treatments for seizures and related memory loss in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease. In tandem, the clinical studies investigate network hyperexcitability in Alzheimer's disease, and include clinical trials of anti-seizure drugs to treat Alzheimer's disease-associated network hyperexcitability (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02002819).
Pay Range: $24.88 - $26.67 Hourly
Qualifications Required:
* General working knowledge of molecular biology, molecular genetics, cell biology, human genetics, and/or neuroscience theories and principles.
* Ability to follow precedents and procedures, set priorities, and organizes work within general guidelines.
* Excellent communication and organizational skills.
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint.
* Rodent handling experience
* Minimum of Bachelor's degree in related field.
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