Medical Genetics Technologist I

Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center
Job Location
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030
Job Description

Conducts routine genetic tests in the treatment and diagnosis of genetic diseases.

Essential functions and duties: 

  • Provides oversight for diagnostic testing process.
  • Designs and conducts diagnostic assays.
  • Collects, compiles, and analyzes data.
  • Conducts literature searches and summarizes information in an appropriate format.
  • Documents and interprets results of genetic testing and reports to laboratory directors.
  • Oversees the maintenance of lab equipment and environment.
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • Required Education: Bachelor's degree in Biology or related field.
  • Experience: None Required.
  • Experience with PCR based molecular diagnostics preferred.
  • Required Certification/Licenses/ Registration: NCA, ASCP or equivalent certification. If not certified, must obtain certification within 6 to 12 months of hire date.
How to Apply

Submit your Resume and CV to:
Lita Abreu
Human Resources Manager
Human Genome Sequencing Center
Baylor College of Medicine
1 Baylor Plaza
Mail stop: BCM226
Houston, TX 77030-3411


Phone: 713-798-3936

About Our Organization

The Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center (HGSC) was founded in 1996 under the leadership of Dr. Richard Gibbs and is a world leader in genomics. The fundamental interests of the HGSC are in advancing biology and genetics by improved genome technologies. As one of the three large-scale sequencing centers funded by the National Institutes of Health, the HGSC provides a unique opportunity to work on the cutting-edge of genomic science in a state of the art institution. Today, the HGSC employs ~ 200 staff, and it occupies more than 36,000 square feet on the 14th, 15th, and 16th floors of the Margaret M. and Albert B. Alkek Building. The HGSC is located on the southwest edge of downtown Houston, the fourth largest city in the U.S., in the Texas Medical Center, the world's largest medical complex. The major activity of the HGSC is high-throughput DNA sequence generation and the accompanying analysis. The HGSC is also involved in developing the next generation of DNA sequencing and bioinformatics technologies that will allow greater scientific advances in the future.

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