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Location: William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI

Description: Research Specialist

Qualifications/expectations:The incumbent will be responsible for evaluating skeletal muscle mitochondrial respiration and oxidative stress during aging and healthspan extending treatments. Therefore, the application must have experience with skeletal musle mitochondrial biology and physiology, including the maintenance and operation of the Oroboros Oxygraph-2K, Seahorse Analyzers, and spectrofluorometers. The incumbent will also perform immunoblotting, qPCR, histology, immunohistochemistry, fluorescence and assay development. The applicant must also have experience with mouse handling, oral or intraperitoneal treatment administration, anesthesia, and surgical procedures. A Bachelor of Science is required while a master's of science or PhD is preferred.

Aaron Heneghan
VA Research Administrative Officer

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