Responsible for applying scientific expertise and judgement to initiate, design, direct and execute experiments and/or studies in support of research and/or development project and company drug discovery goals. Analyzes, interprets and presents results. Demonstrates continuous growth in depth and breadth of personal scientific knowledge and understanding of strategic goals of group, team and company. Works independently, pro-actively, and is an impactful contributor to project teams to:
Extract DNA/RNA from human tissue samples. Perform Bioanalyzer, Tapestation, NanoDrop, qPCR or ddPCR, and other molecular biology techniques to analyze DNA and RNA products.
Perform sequencing library preparation reactions including various QC steps, either manually or using high throughput liquid handling robots.
Perform sequencing and library preparation reactions including single-cell RNA-Sequencing and various QC steps, either manually or using high throughput liquid handling robots.
Operate and maintain Illumina sequencing machines.
Troubleshoot abnormal results with minimal oversight and feedback.
Participate in development new genomic assays, including but not limited to NGS.
Create and update standard operating protocols for laboratory-based methods.
Enter experiment information into a laboratory notebook and LIM system.
Communicates basic lab needs to Lab Head for both technical and administrative issues.