DNA Sequencing Lab Technician in Petaluma, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/10/2018

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Job Description

DNA Sequencing Technician responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Carry out all laboratory activities related to the process of Sanger DNA Sequencing

• Receive and prioritize packages arriving daily

• Organize and sort tubes and plates containing DNA according to information provided in the Library Information Management System (LIMS)

• Pipette DNA sequencing reactions

• Perform DNA purification on sequencing reactions

• Load and schedule 3730xl DNA Analyzers

• Work under direct supervision of team leads and lab managers

• Operate laboratory equipment such as:

          o Thermal Cyclers

          o 3730xl DNA Analyzers

          o Centrifuges

          o Automated liquid handling robots

The ideal candidate would possess :

• Previous experience working with general laboratory equipment

• Microsoft Word and Excel proficiency

• Previous experience working with hazardous chemicals

• Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills

• Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

• Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

Basic Minimum Qualifications :

• Experience with wet laboratory molecular biology techniques.

• Ability to lift 35+ pounds

• Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship