A position is open in the Department of Integrative Biosciences at OHSU. The research will focus on understanding the molecular mechanisms of retina development, using Drosophila (fruit fly) as a model and take advantage of a broad range of approaches including genome wide genetic screens and Fluorescent immunohistochemistry.
Under the direction of the PI, the candidate is expected to independently carry out daily activities of the laboratory, perform assays utilizing standard molecular and biochemical techniques (cloning, microscopy, tissue culture, tissue dissection and cryosection, etc.), analyze and organize experiment results, design research posters and present study findings at events and conferences.
**This is a temporary position lasting approximately 5 months.**
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