Student Laboratory Assistant

Responsibilities
As a student worker for the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, you will work closely with the PI and provide general administrative support and laboratory maintenance. Duties include:

*Washing glassware and plastic ware
*Preparing and autoclaving stock solutions
*Restocking consumables and monitoring supplies
*Collection and autoclaving of biohazard waste
*Observation of mouse colony and recording of births, deaths, etc.
*Help clean and maintain the lab and lab equipment
*Isolation of DNA, RNA, and proteins and perform PCR
*Restriction digests and gel electrophoresis

Note: this position is for current UCLA students only

Qualifications
*Must be a current UCLA student
*Basic biology and chemistry knowledge
*Able to lift up to 15lbs
*Accepting of use of mice as model organisms
*Good verbal and written communication
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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