NGS Project Scientist ( Illumina, Agilent SureSelect, Whole Genome Sequencing) in Branford, CT at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/11/2018

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Job Description

NGS Project Scientist ( Illumina, Agilent SureSelect, Whole Genome Sequencing)


  • Initiate, direct and execute scientific research and/or development strategies for improvement of our clinical NGS services.
  • Must have comprehensive knowledge of both Illumina and Agilent SureSelect technologies.
  • Critically analyze complex data using experience and knowledge. 
  • Interpret experimental results and integrate with project goals.
  • Preparation of data for reports and product summaries.
  • Evaluate new products. Methods and technologies relevant to research goals.
  • Conduct training of lab techs as required.
  • May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.


  • 5 years industry/clinical experience.  
  • Knowledge of MLPA and Sanger sequencing are a definite plus. 
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A PhD earned in a related field
  • Agilent's SureSelect Library prep for Whole Exome Sequencing
  • Kappa's kit for Whole Genome Sequencing
  • Sanger Sequencing
  • Real Time PCR, TaqMan
  • Liquid Handling Robots
  • Illumina Sequencing Platforms: MiSeq, HiSeq or possibly NovaSeq


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