Scientist - qPCR in Pleasanton, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

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Job Description


  • Assist Research and Development efforts for digital PCR (dPCR) master mix and associated reagents
  • Work within a small team in order to efficiently develop and launch dPCR-related reagents
  • Applications work demonstrating performance and utility of multiple assay types with the developmental dPCR reagents and system
  • Ability to keep deadlines


  • BA or BS in biological sciences or equivalent
  • 1-3 years of experience desired
  • Experience setting up and running qPCR and/or RT-qPCR experiments desired
  • Prior experience with other commercial dPCR systems (i.e. BioRad, Raindance) is beneficial
  • Laboratory experience with modern molecular biology tools and techniques
  • Good written and oral communication
  • Computer proficiency: Microsoft Office basics, proficiency with Excel spreadsheets
  • Maintain electronic laboratory notebook to document experiments and results
  • Ability to work under deadlines; good time-management skills
  • Ability to work in the lab for multiple hours per day and with potentially infectious material
  • Ability to handle complex and variable assay setup
  • Understanding of JMP statistical software is beneficial
  • Basic experimental design and interpretation