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Posted on : 02 May 2017
Responsibilities Reviews and complies with all policies, guidelines and operating procedures pertaining to the animal care and research program. Provides technical procedure training to less experienced staff and researchers, and provide re-training as needed. May coordinate (or assist) or manage schedules of other team members; resolves schedule conflicts Assemble, set up, operate and maintain any necessary experimental equipment to conduct in-vivo studies. Conduct laboratory procedures in compliance with established protocols/plans and with regulatory and laboratory requirements. Document experimental data in technical notebooks or approved electronic files including activities undertaken, existing conditions, observed results and variation from expected data patterns. Record, prepare, and analyze data for inclusion in project reports. With guidance from scientific management, maintain a technical knowledge and understanding in his/her assigned area of responsibility. Able to perform the following techniques in rodents: PO, IV, SQ, IP, IM, and IN dosing and/or inoculation techniques Blood collection from multiple vessels or cardiac, and perfusions Tumor measurements, body weights, IBD and EAE scoring, behavioral monitoring, etc Rodent telemetry and physiological recordings Necropsy, tissue and fluid collections Rodent euthanasia using CO2, anesthesia and/or approved physical methods. Rodent surgical skills (ie cannulations, implantations), pre-surgical and post-surgical care and monitoring.
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