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Lab Assistant (Krishnan)
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Job ID 4396
Job Type On-Campus Jobs (FWS) Tier 1
Employer Biochemistry & Cellular & Molecular Biology
Date Posted Aug 11, 2023
Category Laboratory/Research
Job Description

The Krishnan lab works on understanding neural plasticity mechanisms in mouse models of neurological disorders. We use molecular, cellular, behavioral and computational approaches. 

More information on our research can be found at

We are looking for students who have good time management skills, are reliable and detail oriented. Students who excel in given tasks will have the opportunity to learn and engage in different procedures and techniques in Neurobiology over subsequent semesters in the lab. These skills would be useful in preparation for graduate school, medical school and/or lab technician jobs. Students are encouraged to attend weekly lab meetings from 8-9:00am on Wednesday mornings in 404 Mossman building. No previous wet lab experience necessary. Students with coding (R, Python, Matlab etc), data visualization interests and experiences are encouraged to apply.  


Job Requirements

Qualifications Specific to the Position:

Must be an undergraduate student and be enrolled with good academic standing at the University of Tennessee

Must possess good time management skills, organization skills, strong attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks.


Evaluation Procedure

Evaluation Procedure

Goals and deliverables assigned at the beginning of the semester and assessed every two weeks.

Weekly 1:1 meetings to discuss progress/issues/concerns with Dr. Krishnan



Available Openings 3
Hours 10.0 to 29.5 hours per week
Hourly Rate $11.00/hour
Time Frame All Year
Contact Name Keerthi Krishnan
Contact Email
Work Location 416 Ken and Blaire Mossman Bldg.
Phone 865-974-4612
Fax N/A

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