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Dr. Paul Fernyhough

Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders

Principal Investigator,
Cell Biology of Neurodegeneration Lab, Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders

Pharmacology & Therapeutics, University of Manitoba

Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders

The Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders (DND) is housed within the Dr. John Foerster Centre for Health Research on Aging, located in the St-Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre. DND was established in 1999 through a major funding initiative “Age of Discovery” by the St-Boniface Hospital Foundation. All faculty in DND hold academic positions in theDepartment of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, University of Manitoba.

Opportunity: Research Technician I

(Summer Term:  May – August 2017)

University of Manitoba
Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics

St. Boniface Hospital Research

Job Summary:
Working under the direct supervision of Dr. Paul Fernyhough, the incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Preparing/mixing solutions
  • Assisting existing senior lab personnel with their experiments
  • Performing PCR, cell cultures, tissue cultures, analyzing data, etc.
  • working on own experiment
  • stocking lab supplies
  • reading journal publications, and
  • performing other general lab duties.

This is a very exciting opportunity for someone looking to gain research experience early on and looking to pursue a career in science.

Preference will be given to student in midst of their undergraduate degree in Science.   Applicant must be enrolled in post-secondary institution.

Wage:   $12.00/hr
Hrs/Week:  35
Position type:  Term

If you are interested in applying, please email your resume to:

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