Biomedical Research Assistant
VIC - Melbourne Metro
Specialties
Research Assistant
Researcher
Technical Assistant

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Physiology Department, Monash University - Research Assistant
Health Care, Fitness & Social Assistance - Science & Environment
VIC, Australia
Specialties
Research Assistant
Researcher
Histology
Responsibilities
  • Providing research support for NH&MRC funded project grant into non-human primate brain structure and physiology.
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Monash University - Technical Assistant
Australia
Specialties
Technical Assistant
Responsibilities
  • Expression of desired proteins (bacterial & viral enzymes) from transformation of E. coli strains with plasmid construct vector, through large volume culture growth and induction of protein expression, to harvest of protein-containing bacterial cells. Proteins often labelled with 15N nitrogen or 13C carbon for further study with NMR.
  • Purification of desired protein from harvested bacterial cells via AKTA Protein Chromatography.
  • Identification of desired proteins using SDS-PAGE gels.
  • Sterile technique. ;
  • Making buffers and chemical solutions, antibiotic plates /aliquots, SDS-PAGE gels, and other items required for expression and purification process.
  • Ordering processes and record keeping, including liaising with supplier representatives to obtain quotations.
  • General lab maintenance and organisation.
  • Autoclaving
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The Ritchie Centre - Trainee Research Assistant
Australia
Specialties
Research Assistant
Responsibilities
  • Reconciliation of Excel-based chemicals register with MSDS information in preparation for imminent chemicals audit.
  • Physical organisation of chemicals storage to improve access.
  • Paraffin embedding and microtome sectioning of animal tissues.
  • Tissue culture techniques for stem cell propagation. ;
  • Assisting with hormone assays. ;
  • Assisting with preparation of supplies for animal surgeries. ;
  • Observation of and assisting with sheep surgery. ;
  • Record keeping duties.
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Prostate and Breast Cancer Research - Technical Assistant (Voluntary)
VIC, Australia
Specialties
Technical Assistant
Responsibilities
  • Microtome sectioning of paraffin embedded animal tissues. ;
  • Immunohistochemical staining of tissue sections. ;
  • DNA isolation.
  • PCR.
  • Gel Electrophoresis.
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Australia
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Polysomnographic - Technologist
Australia
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Nursing Mothers Association - Sales Co-ordinator
Australia
Biochemistry Department - -
Australia
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Grade 1 - Medical Laboratory Scientist
Australia
Specialties
Medical Laboratory Scientist
Medic

Education and Qualifications

Year Qualifications Level Institution
1989 Bachelors Degree - Applied Science Other Medical Laboratory No

IT Skills

Software Skills

  • Word (Intermediate)
  • Excel (Intermediate)
  • Power Point (Intermediate)
  • Acrobat Pro (Basic)