Research Technician
Rhode Island Hospital/Hasbro Children's Hospital - United States

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Description
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Receive and send domestic and international shipments of human samples (blood, saliva, DNA, fibroblasts, etc.)

Processing of Samples:
•Prepare media and other solutions used in the lab
•isolate plasma from blood samples
•Isolate and quantitate DNA from human blood samples
•Grow fibroblasts for outside researchers using sterile tissue culture techniques
•Store multiple samples in -80 and liquid nitrogen as appropriate
•Rarely, establish primary cell lines from human skin biopsies

Record Keeping:
•Process and store confidential patient records
•Create and maintain computerized spreadsheets on all samples
•Maintain notebooks
•Communicate via email with other researchers and institutions worldwide
•Use MS Word and Excel.

Lab Maintenance
•Order supplies,
•Care for liquid nitrogen tanks
•Maintain lab equipment

Qualifications
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EXPERIENCE :

An additional six to twelve months job related and/or on-the-job experience to become familiar with department’s policies and procedures.

PREFERRED:

Degree preferred but will consider experience in lieu of degree

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