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Laboratory Assistant I
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Working in the Retina Biochemistry & Clinical Translational Disease Modeling Laboratory at the Stein Eye Institute, the Lab Assistant will participate in experiments to characterize various disease-mouse models developed in the laboratory. The commonly used techniques in the laboratory are the following: handling and genotyping mouse lines by PCR/sequencing analysis, DNA/RNA preparation from various tissue samples, protein analysis by immunoblotting and immunohistochemistry, HPLC preparation samples and data acquisition. Opportunity to assist with and participant in research leading to publication.

Job Qualifications
Optimize new protocols to evaluate phenotypic feature of the mouse models Genotyping mice (maintaining colonies, cutting tails, prepare genomic DNA, genotyping analysis) Maintain laboratory equipment

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.