Student Helper

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7119834 (Ref.No. 14331-en_US)
Posted: January 6, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Part-time Student Helper positions are available in Dr. Wu's lab located at Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine. This position will provide critical support for the research focusing on the brain control of metabolic and neurological disorders that are based upon genetic mouse models. The lab is currently on the path to publish a series of manuscripts currently funded by NIH and USDA. You will have the great opportunity to contribute to these exciting projects.

Job Duties

  • Performs mouse colony maintenance, including:
    • breeding,
    • genotyping,
    • database management,
    • keeping records in compliance with IACUC regulations;
  • Performs Histology:
    • tissue dissection,
    • cryosectioning,
    • immunostaining;
  • Maintains lab and keeps work surfaces clean and orderly. 
  • Maintains glassware by cleaning, washing, sterilizing, and labeling.
  • Prepares lab stock solutions.
  • Ensures lab safety and assists with the ordering and inventory of lab supplies.

The PI will provide necessary training for skills as required by these duties listed above.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a High School or College Student (undergraduate or graduate).
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

Please send the CV and a copy of the transcript to Dr. Qi Wu at [email protected]



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.