ADRC/WRAP Biospecimen Lab Manager

This position will serve as manager for the biospecimen lab with the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Biomarker Core (W-ADRC) and the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention (WRAP). The Alzheimer’s Disease Research Programs are designed to identify Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) prior to symptoms and identify predictive biomarkers, health and lifestyle features that confer risk and resilience to AD. Our studies conduct a variety of tests including memory assessments, MRIs, PET scans, CSF, and blood collection. The manager will oversee lab activities which include collection, processing, storage and shipment of antemortem biologic samples, DNA extraction, establish, update and follow laboratory best practices, maintain and insure adherence to biosafety protocols, manage multiple projects, be on-call for emergency freezer management, be a liaison and lab expert for other groups in the AD research program and manage administrative and conduct supervisor duties for a very active lab.

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