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Reference # : 18-64743 Title : Assoc Scientist
Location : Gaithersburg, MD
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 12/17/2018 / 11/08/2019  
Job Description:
Job Title: Assoc Scientist

Job ID: 18-62981
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Duration: 12 Months

Job Summary
Client is looking for a highly motivated associate scientist with experience in development of molecular assays and expertise in cutting-edge technologies in genomics. The successful candidate will be capable of carrying out studies using various technologies such as whole exome sequencing (WES), RNAseq, qRT-PCR and microarrays to support pre-clinical and clinical studies during various stages of drug discovery and development. 
·         RNA/DNA purification and characterization from multiple sources (frozen tissue, FFPE tissues, blood, plasma, BMA, sputum, etc.) utilizing various methodologies 
·         Sample processing for next generation sequencing data generation 
·         Develop and executing various QC methodologies to assess quality of samples 
·         Performing WES and RNAseq using multiple NGS technologies 
·         Developing and executing of qRT-PCR assays on multiple platforms 
·         Perform microarray experiments as needed to support programs 
·         Perform analysis of data and summarize results from experiments performed 
·         Maintain detailed laboratory notes on experiments, generate reports summarizing experimental results and communicate them to project teams. 
·         Present key results at group meetings and to project teams and stake-holders
·         BS/MS with minimum 3 years of experience in molecular biology 
·         Minimum 3 years of wet-lab experience developing and implementing assays 
·         Strong theoretical and practical understanding of nucleic acid analysis 
·         Extensive experience developing and implementing genotyping and gene expression assays 
·         Experience in various genomic technologies such as NGS, RNAseq, microarrays and qRT-PCR required 
·         Experience in working with a variety of analytical platforms and instrumentation 
Notes: Need experience working in wet lab, looking for exp with human samples (Tissue or Blood), RNAseq NGS technologies 
The Manager is really looking for candidates that have experience with Whole exome sequencing / WES, Whole genome sequencing / WGS; RNAseq

Please apply on our company website ( with reference to job ID, or contact me at / 973.967.3540
Nisha Samuel
Assistant Manager- Staffing

Artech Information Systems LLC
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