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Post-graduate research associate in a basic science laboratory ( studying the genetics of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) using a zebrafish model system. The appointee will assist the principal investigator in multiple aspects of the research project. These include: 1. Genotyping zebrafish carrying mutations in genes that are strongly associated with autism spectrum disorders (ASD); 2. Performing phenotyping assays to identify abnormalities in brain development and behavior in zebrafish mutants of ASD risk genes; and 3. Conducting larval behavioral assays. The post-graduate associate will gain skills in molecular biology and genetics.


   Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, or Neuroscience

   Demonstrated record of academic achievement 

   Past experience in basic science research

   Highly motivated and organized

   Strong work ethic

   GPA >3.5

   Preferred: Prior experience with zebrafish or other aquaculture experience 

Application Instructions:

Send resume, cover letter describing interest in the position, unofficial transcript, and two letters of recommendation to

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