Student Helper

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7193729 (Ref.No. 17803-en_US)
Posted: November 15, 2023

Job Description


The Student Helper will assist with ongoing research on Alzheimer's disease. They will help with managing the mouse models we use to study the disease, with identifying specific genes harbored by those animals, and with analyzing the outcomes of our breeding or intervention experiments.

Job Duties

  • Performs weekly PCR genotyping reactions on mouse tissue biopsies.
  • Performs mouse euthanasia and brain dissection.
  • Performs tissue processing, sectioning, histological staining, and microscopic imaging.
  • Keeps record of all work conducted.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior laboratory experience, including mouse handling, euthanasia, dissection.
  • Experience with PCR genotyping.


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.