Marin County
University of California
Marin County

Lab Assistant 2, Woodland, CA, Req. 20170136

County Locations: Sacramento County, Solano County, Yolo County

Date Posted: March 27, 2017
Closing Date: April 24, 2017

The Lab Assistant's main responsibilities is to set up, evaluate, and analyze field and lab research projects; prepare samples or specimens for examination, processing and sectioning tissue as well as set up & maintain research equipment. Assist in the set up, maintenance, and evaluation of field research projects. Summarize and minimally analyze research data; and assist in the assembly, testing and operation of complex laboratory equipment.

Technical assignments at this level typically include duties such as: preparing samples for radiochemical analyses, preparing complex reagents and media using basic ingredients, processing serum from whole blood, preparing components required for media making, preparing specimens for examination by professional and/or academic personnel, preparing concentration specimens, removing fluids and preservatives by pipetting and using solvents, preparing smear and imprint impressions, processing and sectioning tissues, preparing and staining slides, grinding tissues and placing in suspension for passage into host animals, and dissecting laboratory animals exposing tissues for examination.

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