Research Associate I in Rockville, MD at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

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    Rockville, MD
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Job Description

We are seeking a Research Associate I (Biotech) to join a growing client in Rockville, MD!

Main Responsibilities:

-Perform DNA extraction, quantification, and short tandem repeat (STR) analysis on high and low volume samples

-Serological testing

-Processing of samples for mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) sequencing

-Prepare and maintain reagents, instrumentation, and perform quality control validation as needed

-Follow establish SOPs and sometimes draft or prepare reports for Program Manager


-Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Chemistry, or hDNA focused major

-Secret Security Clearance

-Experience with a wide variety of chemistry instrumentation including:

  • Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS)
  • FTIR
  • HPLC
  • UV-Vis
  • FAA

-Experience with a variety of Molecular techniques including:

  • Aseptic technique
  • PCR
  • Gel electrophoresis
  • Electroporation
  • Differentials
  • Nanodrop analysis
  • Western Blot

For IMMEDIATE consideration, email your resume to with the subject line 'RA I'!

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