Research Technician - Morrison Lab

Job Summary:

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has an opportunity for a Research Technician to join the laboratory of Dr. Sean Morrison, Investigator and director of the Children's Research Institute at UT Southwestern. We are seeking a highly organized and motivated individual for a research technician position in the Morrison Lab.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Collect tissue samples in an organized manner from the mouse colony for DNA extraction
  • Perform routine mouse genotyping assays and record genotyping data according to prescribed procedures with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Develop new mouse genotyping assays by coordinating with post-doctoral fellows in the laboratory
  • Prepare buffers and gels
  • Monitor inventory of reagents and chemicals related to the genotyping needs.
  • Interact with lab members to report genotyping results clearly and precisely and assure quality control
  • Operate various laboratory equipment and apparatus to provide technical assistance to laboratory personnel as directed by lab/mouse colony manager
  • Provide help with weaning and mouse colony management


  • Bachelor's degree in biology, biomedicine, chemistry or related fields.

HHMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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