Expert in molecular biology with advanced knowledge and experience in functional genomics and protein analysis. The position holds an academic appointment. Responsibility for the overall management and supervision of the laboratory and its personnel, and shall: (a) oversee daily operation of the facility; (b) regular strategic plan evaluations; (c) oversee funding strategies; (f) oversee
the research activities of the facility.
Other responsibilities include education and training for students and
faculties at the campus, as well as for users or possible users to focus on real-time PCR capabilities that are relevant for research and diagnostic, and also focusing on relevant research problems by sponsoring technical seminars, short courses, and symposia throughout the University system.
Real-time PCR Research and Diagnostics Core Facility is a UC Davis laboratory offering Real-time PCR research including but not limited to human, cancer, stem-cells, plant, rodent along with diagnostic services for veterinarians. The laboratory was created to provide researchers with flexible services to detect infectious agents and gene expression. The facility also provides expertise in the analysis of nucleic acids. The Core Facility consists of four fully equipped molecular biology laboratories for sample preparation, extraction, laser capture microdissection, Real-time PCR assay generation, storage, and analysis. The Facility is dedicated to providing diagnostic services for the veterinary community by combining semi-automated throughput extraction systems and state-of–the-art laser-based equipment with over eight years of PCR experience in the animal sector. Board certified veterinarians also provide consulting in the field of canine, feline and equine infectious diseases in order to address any specific issues associated with diagnostic testing.