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Animal Biologist

Employer
Dovel Technologies, LLC
Location
Bethesda, Maryland, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Aug 12, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research, Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Overview

We are currently searching for an Animal Biologist to Establish and maintain a record of laboratory supply usage; order, ship and receive lab supplies; document the usage of general laboratory supplies; communicate with vendors and suppliers about orders as well as be responsible for breeding and training transgenic mice. This is a full-time, on-site opportunity in Bethesda, MD.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage and breed animal colonies; genotype animals and report genotyping results to staff.
  • Perform skilled routine surgical procedures in support of on-going animal studies.
  • Perform immunohistochemistry and assist lab members and check expression of fluorescence protein in vivo.
  • Work products and documents related to establishing and maintaining records of laboratory supply usage; order, ship and receive lab supplies; document the usage of general laboratory supplies; communicate with vendors and suppliers about orders.
  • Conduct behavioral testing and perform surgery on small animal models.
  • Perform behavioral assays in association with the primary research project.
  • Develop and maintain a spreadsheet of animal breeding records, record lineage, genotype, birth, death, and experimental use of each animal.
  • Set up animals to be available in numbers and at the time required.
  • Anticipate animal needs for lab research and colony maintenance; adjust the number of breeding pairs accordingly.
  • Determine best type of breeding units to set up for lab needs, including but not limited to continuous pairs, harems, and timed pregnancies.
  • Work with staff to maintain, breed, genotype, and phenotype transgenic animal colony; maintain records of animal colony.
  • Maintain animal lines in transgenic facilities.
  • Perform a variety of specialized tissue fixation, embedding, sectioning and staining techniques.
  • Perform light and confocal microscopy.
  • Update and maintain laboratory notebooks and databases; collect, analyze, and interpret data.
  • Collate, edit, and archive electronic and paper laboratory files, notebooks, and databases.
  • Perform computer analysis and use computer software to prepare images.


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Requirements

Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Biological Sciences or related discipline
  • At least 1 year of experience


Skills:
  • Experience in maintaining mouse colonies and behavior training
  • MS Outlook


Company Description

Dovel Technologies and its Family of Companies (Medical Science & Computing and Ace Info Solutions) was acquired in October 2021.

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies.

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