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Research Technician II, Biomedical Engineering
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted May 5, 2021
Title Research Technician II, Biomedical Engineering
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Biomedical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Biomedical Sciences
    Biology - General

The Vascular Mechanobiology Laboratory (AVML) is seeking a Research Technician II to work in our lab in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Engineering & Applied Sciences and Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, The University at Buffalo, North Campus.

AVML investigates vascular endothelial cell signaling mechanisms and (dys)function in response to changes in the mechanochemical environment. We focus on the roles of mitochondrial calcium and reactive oxygen species on metabolism, gene expression, protein synthesis, and cell survival vs. inflammation and apoptosis, in an effort to better understand the molecular basis of cardiovascular diseases.

The successful candidate is expected to:

  • Use standard biochemical techniques, including, but not limited to, mammalian (endothelial) tissue culture, immunoprecipitation, Western blotting, transfection and viral transduction, siRNA transfection, qRT-PCR, ELISA, immunocytochemistry, FACS analysis, metabolism and apoptosis assays
  • Perform experiments, and assist other lab members with their experiments, and interpret results
  • Perform lab maintenance duties, including ordering of laboratory materials and supplies
    The successful candidate will work under the direction of the PI,…. B. Rita Alevriadou.

Outstanding Benefits Package
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About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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