GDIT in seeking a Research Assistant in support of the Naval Medical Research Center Infectious Disease Directorate (NMRC IDD). The mission of the NMRC IDD is to research and develop countermeasures to protect Navy and Marine Corps personnel against infectious agents of military importance. This position would provide support to the NMRC IDD Enteric Disease Department.
Specific responsibilities include:
Uses independent judgment to perform basic to advanced laboratory-based procedures to include pipetting, bacteriology isolation techniques, staining slides and microscope work, tissue culture, flow cytometry, serological assays, and molecular biology techniques.
Assist with small and large animal experimental procedures in accordance with Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee approved protocols.
Assist with research experiments, procedures, tests and compile results for principal investigators.
Independently provides solutions to experimental questions and objectives.
Set up, operate, modify and maintain laboratory equipment and apparatus.
Creates written lab reports, data slides and scientific briefings in support of departmental briefings and conference presentations.
Performs required quality control procedures for every test done and keeps a record in the designated logbook or worksheet.
Presents posters and attends conferences on behalf of the department at both internal and external research opportunities.
Performs other duties as assigned
4yrs post graduate experience.
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