Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-DUKETRUSKEY4 [#26013]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Engineering / Biomedical
Appl Deadline: (posted 2023/10/02, listed until 2024/04/02)
Position Description:    

Toxicity of Engineered Skeletal Muscle to Environmental Toxins

The Associate-in-Research will work on a project to study the toxicity of skeletal muscle microphysiological systems to a set of environmental toxins. Specific responsibilities include isolation and culture of skeletal muscle myoblasts, preparation, and monitoring of microphysiological systems, functional measurements of engineered muscle, measurement of reactive oxygen species, oxygen metabolism, and calcium signaling. Prerequisites include experience with cell culture techniques, and analysis of muscle function. The Associate-in-Research will present results at lab meetings.

Requirements Education: BS or MS in biomedical engineering or related field.

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Further Info:
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