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Imaging Specialist

Aerotek

11/25/2020

Posting ID: 7373074

Full Time
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Summary
The contractor will support the Ocular team in evaluating novel vectors for retinal gene transfer. She/he will assist senior team members in analyzing GFP expression after intra-ocular injection of vectors in mice, by analyzing in vivo imaging results (fundus images/OCT) and microscopic images of the retina.
Primary Duties:
* Under the guidance of senior scientists, applying computational techniques to microscopic images of the retina to enhance image contrast/resolution
* After receiving training from senior scientists, semi-automatically quantify GFP intensity in microscopic images of the retina using image analysis software
* Manually quantify the number of GFP+ cells on microscopic images of the retina
* Supporting senior team members in the analysis of other microscopic images
* Compiling mouse eye fundus images into Microsoft PowerPoint for senior team members to review
* Under the guidance of senior team members, measure mouse retinal layer thickness in optical coherence tomography (OCT) images
* Maintaining accurate, timely and detailed experimental records
* Role will be Part time, working anywhere from 25-30 hours a week




About Aerotek:

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Contact Information

Recruiter: Franchesca Liberatoscioli

Email: fliberatosci@aerotek.com

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