The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (MRICD) is actively recruiting recent graduates with a biological science project to assist with the following research opportunity. The opportunity will be located at Aberdeen, MD. U.S. Citizenship is required. This research internship will be administered by Oak Ridge Associated Universities.
Interested candidates can submit their applications to the following project:
Project Title: Biological Science Research (BS)
Project ID: MRICD-5575259278
One research opportunity is available with the US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (MRICD). Qualified candidates must have completed a BS in Biological Sciences or related field within the past five years. U.S. Citizenship is required.
The selected candidate will participate in animal experiments; learning and performing basic laboratory skills and techniques (pipetting, weighing, drug solution preparation, pH analysis, tissue homogenization, sample centrifugation, etc.); learning and performing animal handling and care, surgical procedures to implant brain EEG electrodes and microdialysis cannulae, and animal physiology and anatomy to dissect various tissue samples; learning and performing enzymatic assay with an automated spectrophotometric system; learning and performing neurotransmitter assay using high-pressure liquid chromatographic systems. Prior animal handling experience is desired.
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