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Teaching assistant in Neuro science – Zebrafish spinal cord Project, Uppsala, Sweden

Uppsala University

Sweden

Teaching assistant Position in Neuro science – Zebrafish spinal cord Project at the Department of Neuroscience, ZNN group (Boije), Uppsala University , Sweden – Oct 2021

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General Info

Position: Teaching Assistant
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Nov 01, 2021
Contract Period: Not Mentioned
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
NN group (Boije)
Department of Neuroscience
Uppsala University
Uppsala,

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Qualification Details

 For employment as a teaching assistant, it is a requirement that you are admitted as a student at undergraduate or advanced level. The candidate requires the following skills associated with the tasks described above: basic understanding of neuroscience; able to handle zebrafish (set adults, collect eggs, screen larvae, cull animals); able to collect spinal cord tissue from zebrafish larvae and adults; able to perform dissociation of collected tissue, able to perform single cell injections in zebrafish embryos, able to perform qPCR and PCR. In addition, the candidate is required to have an ethical certificate that enables him/her to work with zebrafish at the Zebrafish Facility (GEZ) in Uppsala.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The applicant will work within the ZNN group (Boije). Initially work will go towards a project in which we aim to construct a lineage tree of the cells in the zebrafish spinal cord. Main tasks involve setting adult fish for spawning, screening zebrafish larvae, perform heat-shock experiments, collect zebrafish tissue (spinal cord), dissociate cells, FACS sort cells. In addition to the tasks associated with the main project, additional work will include: crossing adult zebrafish to maintain lines and/or screen for founder fish (new transgenic lines), inject gRNA and plasmids into single cells of zebrafish embryos to create new transgenic lines, and perform PCR and qPCR.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page or from advertisement webpage (URL below)

Reference Number: -UFV-PA 2021/3468.
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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About the Employer: Uppsala University

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Contact details

For further information about the position please contact: Henrik Boije, henrik.boije@neuro.uu.se.

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