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Research Intern Bacteriology-Pellett lab Aug 1 2022

Requirements: Ph.D. in microbiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, toxicology or related field . We are a Tier 1 Select Agents lab and the applicant must be able to pass a Select Agents background check and suitability assessment. In our SA lab, strong organizational and record keeping skills, attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and a willingness to work with pathogenic organisms and toxins is required. Good time management and an ability to meet deadlines and take initiative are desired. The applicant should have cloning and protein biochemistry experience and be enthusiastic about learning and developing new methods.

Job Duties: The Pellett lab at the department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, has an exciting opening for a postdoctoral research associate to work on National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Disease (NIAID) funded studies. The purpose of the projects is to investigate molecular mechanisms underlying botulinum neurotoxin intoxications of neuronal cells and to develop novel protein vaccines. The projects will involve recombinant protein design and challenging expression in E.coli and/or Clostridium and development of new expression or clostridial modification systems, protein purification and analyses, and cell and animal (mice) studies. The pellett lab has a long-standing collaboration with the Dr. Joseph Barbieri at the Medical College of Wisconsin. The applicant will have the opportunity to perform experiments independently to complete the team's overall efforts, mentor students and staff, participate in overall project progress and data dissemination including the writing of manuscripts and presentations at conferences, and assist in and write grant applications. The applicant will become familiar with working in a Tier 1 approved facility and with SA pathogens. The position is for a duration of three years (contingent upon successful performance in the first year) with the option for extension depending on securing future funding. Interested candidates should send a cover letter (can be email message), CV, and at least 2 references to Dr. Sabine Pellett, sabine.pellett@wisc.edu.

Begin Date: asap
Percent Time: 75-100%
Salary: commensurate with NIH guidelines and dependent on experience

Contact
Sabine Pellett
sabine.pellett@wisc.edu

Research Intern Comparative Biosciences June 24 2022

Requirements: This is a full time position for a research intern with a minimum 1 year commitment in the laboratory of Dr. Robert Lipinski of the UW-Madison Department of Comparative Biosciences. A bachelor's degree in biology or a related area is required, and it is preferred that applicants have at least 1 year of bench-based research experience whether it be via part-time student employment or internships. Applicants with previous mouse handling experience are especially sought. The job will require about 40 hours per week including occasional night or weekend work. Preference will be given to motivated applicants who are eager to intellectually engage and take ownership of their work.

Job Duties:The Lipinski lab's research is dedicated to understanding how genetic and environmental influences cause birth defects like cleft lip and palate. Following training the successful candidate will be responsible for conducting animal experiments, tissue dissection and imaging, and molecular analyses, including PCR, IHC and electrophoresis. The successful candidate will also engage with Dr. Lipinski and his research team in planning experiments, analyzing and interpreting data, and preparation of research manuscripts. More information about the Lipinski laboratory can be found at: vetmed.wisc.edu/lab/lipinski

Begin Date: July 1, 2022
Percent Time: 75-100%
Salary: $15/hr

Contact
Robert Lipinski
robert.lipinski@wisc.edu

Research Intern Bacteriology July 1 2022

Requirements: A Ph.D. in microbiology, genetics, molecular biology, toxicology or related field is required. Applicant should have a strong interest in conducting high quality and rigorous primary research as documented by peer reviewed scientific publications. We are a Tier 1 Select Agents lab and the applicant must be able to pass a Select Agents background check and suitability assessment and have strong organizational and record keeping skills, attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and a willingness to work with pathogenic organisms and toxins. Strong molecular biology skills are desired. Good time management and an ability to meet deadlines and take initiative are desired.

Job Duties: The Pellett lab is offering an exciting opportunity for a postdoc interested either in a career in academia, in biosafety, or in biotechnology. The Pellett lab at the department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, is investigating bacterial virulence factors and host-pathogen interactions, using Clostridium botulinum as a model organism. The postdoctoral candidate will have a leading role in two NIH funded projects, which are focused on investigating a novel protein vaccine against botulinum toxins and examining existing and novel botulinum neurotoxins on a structure-function-level. The projects will involve recombinant protein (and strain) design and challenging expression in E.coli and/or Clostridium, protein purification and analyses, and animal (mice) and cell-based studies. The applicant will have the opportunity to perform experiments independently to complete the team's overall efforts, mentor students and staff, participate in grant writing and conference presentations, and experience work in a Tier 1 approved facility and with SA pathogens. The position is funded by funds from the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Disease (NIAID) for a duration of two years with the possibility and likelihood of extension based on availability of additional funds or success in securing a fellowship. Interested candidates should send a cover letter (can be email message), CV, and at least 2 references to Dr. Sabine Pellett, sabine.pellett@wisc.edu.

Begin Date: asap
Percent Time: 80-100%
Salary: commensurate with NIH recommendations

Contact
Sabine Pellett
sabine.pellett@wisc.edu

Research Intern Waisman Center-Zhao lab Until filled

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in biology-related major is required. Previous work experience in a biomedical research laboratory is highly preferred. A minimum of 1-year commitment but 2 years commitment is preferred

Job Duties: The Research Intern will contribute to neurodevelopmental research using both mouse models and cell culture models. The intern will learn techniques and generate data using state-of-art molecular and cell biology methods. The intern will also carry out some lab management duties, including maintaining stocks, equipment keeping, etc. In addition, the intern will also learn scientific concepts and participate in research presentation and manuscript writing. For more information about the lab, please see zhao-lab.com

Begin Date: July 1 2022 but flexible
Percent Time: 100%
Salary: $35,568

Contact
Xinyu Zhao
xinyu.zhao@wisc.edu

Research Intern Medical Physics June 1 2022

Requirements: Engineering, physics, math or computer science major with abilities in computer programming.

Job Duties: The position is working in an interdisciplinary research laboratory.

Begin Date: June 1, 2022
Percent Time: 100%
Salary: negotiated

Contact
Brian Pogue
bpogue@wisc.edu

Research Intern Biomedical Engineering May 21 2022

Requirements: BS or MS degree in either Physics, Chemistry or biomedical Engineering. Some experience with optical microscopy and cell culture is preferred.

Job Duties: These positions (2) will focus on creating 3D tissue engineered scaffolds to study cell matrix interactions in ovarian and pancreatic cancer. Will use an optical 3D printing method to fabricate scaffolds, maintain cell lines and perform migration experiments/analysis.

Begin Date: June 1, 2022
Percent Time: 100%
Salary: $32,000

Contact
Paul Campagnola
pcampagnola@wisc.edu

Research Intern Waisman Center July 1 2022

Requirements: The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational skills, the ability to work independently, and a year of laboratory work experience. Bachelor's degree required. Preference will be given to those with experience handling rodents in a laboratory setting and a strong background in molecular biology. Desired technical skills include experience with: 1) protein purification and analysis, 2) RNA extraction and quantitative PCR, 3) microscopy and image analysis, 4) laboratory animal surgery and procedures and 5) behavior testing. We are interested in highly capable and energetic individuals who genuinely enjoy doing careful research and are comfortable balancing multiple tasks. The position requires a commitment of one year with the potential for renewal. Please send a cover letter and resume with names and contact information for at least two references.

Job Duties: The Alexander Disease Laboratory within the Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks a full time Research Intern. Our research focuses on the effects of astrocyte pathology in the central nervous system with particular emphasis on models of Alexander disease (see below for more information). Depending on qualifications, the candidate may perform drug administration protocols, behavioral assessment, collection and processing of tissues from rats and mice, immunoblotting, immunolabeling, qPCR and other molecular and histological analyses. The position also requires general lab maintenance duties as necessary, and detailed record keeping. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in postgraduate studies to learn more about research, experimental design, data analysis and presentation. For more information: -Alexander disease lab -Waisman Center

Begin Date: As soon as possible
Percent Time: 100%
Salary: $35,568

Contact
Tracy Hagemann
tlhagemann@wisc.edu

Research Intern Plant Pathology May 22 2022

Requirements: This is a full-time position with a minimum commitment of 2.5 years. We are looking for an enthusiastic, team player to join the lab! Required qualifications include: B.S. in plant pathology, biology, or related field; 2+ years of research experience during/after undergraduate education; Strong work ethic and ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time; Fieldwork may require early mornings/late days; Strong communication skills; Excellent organization and time-management skills; Clean driving record and ability to drive an automatic truck or van. Preferred qualifications include: M.S. in plant pathology; Field experience; Experience working with fungi (isolation, culturing, PCR, DNA sequencing); Interest and experience in writing both scientific and extension articles; Positive attitude. Don't hesitate to reach out with questions!

Job Duties: The Fruit Crops Pathology Program is seeking a highly motivated, organized, and responsible individual to conduct lab and field studies on wood-infecting fungi in Wisconsin apple orchards. Research will involve evaluating pathogen inoculum dispersal, pruning wound susceptibility, and conditions for canker development and expansion. Additionally, this position will include lab managerial responsibilities including assisting graduate students with research (i.e. sample collection, processing, data analysis), developing protocols, diagnosing plant diseases, writing extension articles and fact sheets, training undergraduates, organizing safety resources and trainings, maintaining lab supply stock and organization, and other tasks as needed. The position will be lab-based at UW-Madison and will require field work and travel around the state (access to a research vehicle is provided). This position is an opportunity to strengthen skills in applied and basic plant pathology, and make contributions through the publication of extension articles and peer-reviewed papers, research presentations, and travel to scientific meetings. To learn more about the lab check out our website: fcpp.plantpath.wisc.edu.

To Apply: Please contact Dr. Leslie Holland at laholland@wisc.edu by May 21 with: 1) Resume/CV including any papers, awards, talks, etc., 2) Cover letter detailing research experience and research interests, 3) Transcripts, and 4) List of 2-3 references. Don't hesitate to reach out with questions!

Begin Date: June or July 2022
Percent Time: 100%
Salary: $31,200

Contact
Leslie Holland
laholland@wisc.edu

Research Intern Neuroscience Until filled

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Physiology or related field required. At least one year of experience in a biomedical research laboratory, and experience with mammalian cell culture, aseptic technique, tissue dissection, mouse colony management, and genotyping. Experimental skills with basic molecular biology techniques required. Must have strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and be able to work independently as well as in a team. Applicant should have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills. We are looking for a dedicated person who is excited about science.

Job Duties: The Moore lab is seeking a highly motivated, dedicated, responsible person who is excited about science to play an integral part in further our research in neural stem cell biology. Successful applicants should be able to work independently and as part of a team, learn new techniques quickly and easily, and should be able to apply critical thinking to daily tasks. Scientific duties include but are not limited to: colony management of mutant mice, PCR genotyping, cell culture, animal dissection, immunostaining, DNA cloning, fluorescence imaging, western blots, quantitative PCR, training of new members of the laboratory. Additionally, there will be some lab management duties including lab supply ordering, material maintenance, records/ procedure keeping, and regulatory compliance.

Begin Date: ASAP
Percent Time: 100%
Salary: Depending on qualifications

Contact
Dr. Darcie Moore
darcie.moore@wisc.edu

Research Intern Bacteriology Until filled

Requirements: Applicants should be recent graduates with Bachelor's or Master's Degree in a related field. Applicants must have a valid driver's license and meet the requirements to become a UW Authorized Driver. Applicants should be comfortable working in adverse outdoor conditions, including heat and humidity. Vehicle use or transport is provided to off-campus field sites.

Job Duties: The Ane lab seeks a Research Intern for a project focused on evaluating the capacity of remodeled bacteria (diazotrophs) to fix atmospheric nitrogen and deliver it to corn plants in both field and greenhouse trials. This individual will gain an understanding of methods to utilize engineered beneficial associations between plants and microbes to improve agricultural productivity and reduce global dependence on nitrogen fertilizers. The individual will gain experience and training in: - Conducting independent research under the mentorship of Dr. Jean-Michel Ane and senior staff using established field and experimental lab protocols. - The use of the stable 15N nitrogen isotope dilution method to assess the capacity of bacteria to fix atmospheric nitrogen for the benefit of corn plants. - Collection of field samples, analysis of data, and the organization of field equipment and lab supplies. - Working on a collaborative research team to meet project objectives and deadlines. - Review of literature and data to summarize results for presentations or reports. All work will be conducted in person and on-site in the Departments of Bacteriology and Agronomy, UW Madison greenhouses labs, or on University of Wisconsin Agricultural Research Stations located between 20 and 120 minutes by vehicle from campus.

Begin Date: May 15, 2022
Percent Time: 100%
Salary: $35,360

Contact
Jean-Michel Ane
jeanmichel.ane@wisc.edu
608-262-6457

Research Intern Waisman Center/Neuroscience May 31 2022

Requirements: A Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Neuroscience or related field is required. Previous experience in a biomedical research laboratory and good laboratory practices are required. Experience with aseptic technique, mammalian cell culture, and basic molecular biology techniques is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates available for a 2-year commitment.

Job Duties: The Research Intern will have the opportunity to gain extensive training, knowledge and experience in utilizing human pluripotent stem cells to generate cerebral organoids. They will also perform molecular biology experiments (PCR, ddPCR, gel electrophoresis, cloning, among other), cell transfection, histology (immunofluorescence, in situ hybridization), and imaging. Additionally, there will be some lab management duties, including ordering supplies, maintaining stocks, records keeping, and regulatory compliance documents. For more information about the lab, visit sousa.neuro.wisc.edu

Begin Date: As soon as possible
Percent Time: 100%
Salary: $35,568

Contact
Andre Sousa
andre.sousa@wisc.edu

Research Intern School of Veterinary Medicine - Mowat Lab Until filled

Requirements: Applicant should be a recent bachelor's graduate in animal biology, neuroscience, molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, or related field. Previous laboratory experience is required. Experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred: - Experimental animal handling - Histology and/or immunohistochemistry - Molecular biology, DNA and RNA isolation, PCR.

Job Duties: Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: 1. Rodent colony management - genotyping, breeding, weaning etc. 2. Functional retinal outcome measures: electroretinography, vision testing, retinal imaging 3. Molecular research: DNA and RNA isolation, polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis, Western blotting, PCR and RT-PCR 4. Immunohistochemistry, histology, electron microscopy.

The Mowat lab aims to understand the mechanisms of retinal aging at the clinical and molecular level. We study the association of age with blinding diseases affecting the elderly. We are seeking a highly motivated research intern who will contribute to a highly collaborative group studying age-related retinal diseases. Our laboratory is multidisciplinary, studying rodent models and aging and spontaneous diseases in companion animals (primarily dogs). The particular project the successful applicant will work on is an aging rodent model of human age-related macular degeneration using a combination of human relevant genetic and environmental risk factor exposures. There is strong potential for the projects related this position to develop into a PhD graduate program for the interested applicant, pending funding outcomes.

The Mowat laboratory is located in the Medical Sciences building, which houses a number of collaborative ophthalmology and neuroscience research groups performing research on Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, glaucoma and retinal degenerative diseases. The Department has numerous career development opportunities available to lab members, including membership of the cross-disciplinary McPherson Eye Research Institute, attendance at medical and veterinary grand rounds and journal clubs, and numerous opportunities within the broader university for career enhancement.

Begin Date: Flexible
Percent Time: 100%
Salary: $36,279

Contact
Dr. Freya Mowat
mowat@wisc.edu

Research Intern Department of Integrative Biology Apr 15 2022

Requirements: The candidate should have: - Minimal BS or BA in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, genetics, neurobiology or equivalent. - Strong organizational skills (attention to details). - Good basic computer skills. - Previous lab experience with C. elegans and molecular biology is preferred but not required.

Job Duties: We are hiring a full-time lab technician to study the molecular mechanism underlying sleep regulation. This is an outstanding training opportunity for post bac students to get more research experience for graduate schools. Applicants interested in this position should directly send the application (a cover letter and CV/resume with contact information of 2-3 references) to the Dr. Han Wang (han.wang@wisc.edu). As a new lab in the Department of Integrative Biology, University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), we are interested in studying how the brain controls behaviors (for more details, see our website: www.hanwanglab.com). Our current focus is to understand sleep. Despite being an evolutionarily conserved behavior, sleep remains one of the most intriguing mysteries in biology. We use C. elegans as a model system and exploit its advantages (powerful genetics, optical transparency, and a small nervous system with well-defined anatomical connectivity) to understand the molecular, cellular, and circuit mechanisms underlying sleep. We take an integrative approach by combining classic molecular and genetic tools with state-of-the-art techniques, such as optogenetics, in vivo live imaging, genome editing, and next generation sequencing. In parallel, we also develop novel genetic tools to precisely control transgene expression and manipulate gene activity. Primary Job Duties - Perform C. elegans genetics (husbandry, crosses, and freezing strains). - Perform molecular biology (PCR, gel electrophoresis, and cloning). - Perform fluorescent imaging - Create transgenic animals. - Assist in analysis of C. elegans behavior. - Assist in general lab duties such as media preparation We will provide training for these duties, as needed.

Percent Time: 100%
Salary: $34,500 (minimum) and depending on experience

Contact
Han Wang
han.wang@wisc.edu

Research Intern Department of Surgery May 31 2022

Requirements: This is a full-time position with a minimum commitment of 2 years. I am looking for a kind, fun-loving, motivated candidate who is a strong team player. The appropriate candidate should have their bachelors or MS degree and is interested in pursuing a predoctoral position or medical school. Prior research experience is preferred but not necessarily required.

Job Duties: The Harris lab is a translational laboratory investigating the intersection of bariatric surgery, cellular senescence, and aging. We utilize transgenic senescent reporter mice, aged mice, and mice prone to Alzheimer's disease. Or goal is to identify novel therapies for obesity, obesity-related organ dysfunction, metabolic disease, and aging. We work closely with the Lamming laboratory and the Mouse Phenotyping and Surgery Core. Duties will include bench experimentation (RNA and protein work), cell culture, animal care, use of metabolic chambers (indirect calorimetry), mouse cognitive testing, etc. If wanted, candidates can also gain clinical experience with me in the outpatient setting, hospital, and in the operating room.

Begin Date: Flexible
Percent Time: 100%
Salary: $35,568

Contact
David Harris
harrisd@surgery.wisc.edu

Research Intern Waisman Center Aug 31 2022

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in biology or a related field. One year of research experience in a laboratory setting is highly preferred; relevant undergraduate research experience will be considered. Experience with aseptic technique and culturing mammalian cells preferred.

Job Duties: The Gamm Lab studies inherited and acquired eye diseases that culminate in the degeneration of photoreceptors and retinal pigment epithelium, a significant cause of visual morbidity. The goals of the Lab are to use human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) to investigate the cellular and molecular events that occur during retinogenesis, to model retinal degenerative diseases, and to provide cells for use in rescue or replacement therapies. This is an opportunity for individuals to pursue additional training and experience prior to pursuing a graduate or advanced degree. We are seeking multiple people to fill these positions. The individuals will have the opportunity to gain further training, knowledge and experience in the culture and maintenance of hPSCs, differentiation toward retinal cell types and tissues, and characterization of retinal cells derived from hPSCs. Additionally, they will learn skills such as sectioning, immunohistochemistry, and molecular techniques to investigate retinal development in vitro.

Begin Date: as soon as possible
Percent Time: 100%
Salary: $35,568

Contact
Lindsey Jager
ldjager@wisc.edu

Research Intern Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology Until filled

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in biological sciences, biomedical sciences, or related field.

Job Duties:The Liang Lab is looking for a Research Intern to advance research in areas of inflammation and autoimmunity. Our lab is interested in understanding the molecular basis of autoimmune diseases, with the ultimate goal of finding cures for these debilitating diseases. To achieve this goal, we use a combination of technologies including cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, -omics, and animal models, and we work in close collaboration with UW clinics for translational studies. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a strong desire to advance scientific projects to join our team. To apply, please submit a cover letter describing any prior research experience and research interests, a CV and contact information for references to liang95@wisc.edu.

Begin Date: ASAP
Percent Time: 100%
Salary: Depending on qualifications

Contact
Dr. Yun Liang
liang95@wisc.edu

Research Intern Comparative Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine Mar 1 2022

Requirements: Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Biology or related field required. Candidates with advanced degrees will also be considered. At least one year of laboratory research experience working with basic molecular techniques, and/or experience handing laboratory mice is preferred (undergraduate research applicable).

Job Duties: The Jorgensen lab studies ovary and testis differentiation with a focus on the fetal basis of adult diseases such as loss of the ovarian reserve and premature ovarian insufficiency in females and variations in sex differentiation and testis dysgenesis syndrome in males. The successful candidate will take part in mouse developmental research that will include downstream morphological, histological, and molecular analyses. Examples include RNA and protein work and spatiotemporal expression profiling.

Begin Date: asap
Percent Time: 100%
Salary: based on experience

Contact
Joan S Jorgensen
joan.jorgensen@wisc.edu

Research Intern Integrative Biology Until filled

Requirements: B.S. in Biological Sciences, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Job Duties: The Grinblat lab studies genetic control of craniofacial development and genetic predisposition to fetal alcohol syndrome using Danio rerio (zebrafish). We use a range of methods that include CRISPR/Cas9 mutagenesis, fluorescent microscopy, and molecular biology techniques such as DNA cloning, gel electrophoresis, PCR and in situ hybridization. Previous experience with these techniques is helpful but not required. The successful candidate for this position will have the opportunity to contribute to our research mission at all levels: planning and executing experiments, analysis of experimental data, and group meeting presentations. More information about our science can found here: grinblat.neuro.wisc.edu. Application materials should be sent to ygrinblat@wisc.edu.

Begin Date: Flexible
Percent Time: 100%
Salary: Based on experience

Contact
Yevgenya Grinblat
ygrinblat@wisc.edu

Research Intern Waisman Center - Gamm Lab May 31 2022

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in biology or a related field. One year of research experience in a laboratory setting is highly preferred; relevant undergraduate research experience will be considered. Experience with rodent handling and histology preferred.

Job Duties: The Gamm Lab studies inherited and acquired eye diseases that culminate in the degeneration of photoreceptors and retinal pigment epithelium, a significant cause of visual morbidity. The goals of the Lab are to use human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) to investigate the cellular and molecular events that occur during retinogenesis, to model retinal degenerative diseases, and to provide cells for use in rescue or replacement therapies. This is an opportunity for individuals to pursue additional training and experience prior to pursuing a graduate or advanced degree. The individual will evaluate transplanted human pluripotent stem cell-derived photoreceptors in animal models. The individual will have the opportunity to gain further training, knowledge and experience in animal colony maintenance, visual function testing, and histological techniques such as sectioning, immunohistochemistry, and microscopy to investigate the functional outcomes of photoreceptor transplantation in rats.

Percent Time: 100%
Salary: $35,568

Contact
Kailee Gawlik
kgawlik@wisc.edu

Research Intern Medical Microbiology and Immunology Until filled

Requirements: BA in engineering or biology.

Job Duties: Perform scholarly research on cell migration and inflammmation research. Our research is at the interface of cell biology and immunology and is centered on understanding on inflammation and its resolution. We seek to dissect how external cues and cell signaling networks regulate cell migration during tissue damage and repair and how this is altered in human disease. We focus on live imaging to visualize and manipulate leukocyte motility in zebrafish and human cells in vitro, and using these tools have uncovered new mechanisms that regulate resolution of innate immune inflammation. huttenlocher.labs.wisc.edu

Begin Date: Flexible
Percent Time: 100%
Salary: Flexible

Contact
Anna Huttenlocher
huttenlocher@wisc.edu

Research Intern Medical Microbiology and Immunology Until filled

Requirements: Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Biology or related field required. Candidates with advanced degrees will also be considered. At least one year of laboratory research experience working with basic molecular techniques and/or experience zebrafish or cell culture.

Job Duties: The Huttenlocher laboratory examines innate immunity and inflammation in wound healing, infection and cancer. We are seeking a motivated research intern who will contribute to our highly collaborative research group. The intern will gain experience in immunology, molecular techniques, live cell imaging and zebrafish research. To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter describing prior research experience and research interests, CV, and the contact information for two references to huttenlocher@wisc.edu.

Begin Date: Flexible
Percent Time: 100%
Salary: based upon experience

Contact
Anna Huttenlocher
huttenlocher@wisc.edu

Research Intern Department of Comparative Biosciences Until filled

Requirements: Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Biology or related field required. Candidates with advanced degrees will also be considered. At least one year of laboratory research experience working with basic molecular techniques, cell culture, and/or experience handing laboratory mice or rats is preferred.

Job Duties: The Arendt laboratory (vetmed.wisc.edu/lab/arendt) examines how obesity leads to increased breast cancer risk and the development of aggressive, treatment-resistant breast tumors. We are seeking a motivated research intern who will contribute to our collaborative research group. This is an opportunity for individuals to pursue additional training and experience prior to pursuing a graduate or advanced degree. The successful candidate will gain experience in mouse and rat models of breast cancer, molecular techniques such as real time quantitative PCR and Western blotting, cell culture and cell differentiation assays, immunohistochemistry/immunofluorescence and microscopy. To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter describing prior research experience and research interests, CV, and the contact information for two references to lmarendt@wisc.edu.

Begin Date: Flexible
Percent Time: 100%
Salary: Depending upon experience

Contact
Lisa Arendt
lmarendt@wisc.edu