The Department of Neuroscience is a basic science department that focuses on cutting-edge research in the areas of synapse development and function, sensory systems and complex behavior, cognitive neuroscience, and behavioral neurobiology. The Dr. Leon Reijmers Lab is supported by funding from the federal government. The faculty within the department is also extensively involved with the Graduate School of Biomedical Science Program in Neuroscience as well as teaching within the medical school.
Under close supervision of Principal Investigator, Dr. Leon Reijmers, the Research Technician conducts a variety of routine experiments following established procedures and protocols. Other essential functions are below:
Monitors animal colonies and performs husbandry, collects samples and maintains census records
Records results and maintains accurate records of experiments
Prepares stock solutions, reagents, and other media
Maintains laboratory equipment and orders/keeps inventory of supplies