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SoBran, Inc. is seeking a Laboratory Research Specialist (proposed effort) to serve in San Antonio, Texas.
Overview: Provide the full range of research support such as establish study procedures, develop project materials, coordinate and conduct study protocol, operate the study device and related equipment, collect and record data, assist with regulatory compliance, and assist with data analysis. Perform research support administration such as communications, printing, graphics, library or publication services, equipment, and transportation management, records, forms, and reports. Perform assisted and unassisted surgical procedures for both large and small animal study protocols.
Support animal research protocols:
Assist and/or perform acute and recovery surgeries in small and large animals using sterile techniques
Collect physiological data (e.g. blood pressure, heart rate, muscle strength)
Perform cut downs for the placement of arterial and venous catheters in small and large animals
Set-up, maintain and calibrate electronic physiological devices with PC based data acquisition and control systems
Provide daily assessments on small and large animals and administer analgesics
Euthanize animals, dissect, and harvest tissues and process them for histology, specified bioassays, and storage
Conduct laboratory procedures and management:
Perform routine molecular biology assays (e.g., RT-PCR, Western Blot)
Perform microscopic analysis using multiple microscopy techniques such as, but not limited to fluorescence and confocal microscopy
Maintain and organize digital archive of photomicrographs
Perform general microbiological and cell culture methods
Perform data collection, management, and analysis for preparation for publication
Maintain laboratory notebooks
Track and maintain inventory of tissue samples
Maintain organization of laboratory areas, maintain and order all pertinent supplies related to protocols.
Assist in submitting manuscripts, posters and abstracts to relevant journals and meetings.
Order and provide animal handling of small and large animals including surgical preparation
Bachelor of Science degree or a Veterinary Medical Technician graduate from a US military school
Licensed/Certified Veterinary Technician or Laboratory Animal Technologist AALAS certified
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About SoBran Inc.
SoBran, Inc. is a rapidly growing technical and professional services company, serving government and industry for 20 years. We partner with customers to solve problems affecting critical missions such as biomedical research, defense, homeland security, environmental protection, and national energy policy. Core SoBran strengths include biomedical research support, engineering, logistics and supply chain management, mail sanitation and screening, and program management support. Our biomedical services professionals support world class research that impacts the health of people around the world.