Georgetown Univerisity Research Assistant in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Research Assistant

The Research Assistant performs a variety of routine laboratory operations in a quality assurance or research setting. S/he assists the Principal Investigator with data collection and data analysis. Reporting to and working directly with the Principal Investigator (PI), the Research Assistant has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Oversees general laboratory technical responsibilities with an emphasis on performing molecular biology assay and biomarker testing.

  • Executes animal model, experiment, and tissue collection.

  • Assists the PI or undertakes microvascular studies when necessary.

  • Performs required tests with provided equipment, laboratory cleaning and maintenance.

  • Harvests tissue as well as collects blood and urine from mice and other various animal husbandry methods.

  • Undertakes human physiological studies under the supervision of the principal investigator, with training on each instrument being provided.

  • Analyzes data and inputs tests record.

  • Maintains and ensures accurate test records within appropriate databases.


  • BS in medical or science related field

  • Prior relative experience

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