Sr. Research Scientist, Plant Genomics

Courtagen Life Sciences, Inc.
Job Location
Woburn, MA 01801
Job Description
  • Experience with Next Generation sequencing pipelines, specifically Illumina HiSeq and MiSeq laboratory workflows.
  • Experience with Intellectual Property.
  • Experience with human and plant genomics.
  • Experience designing oligos and qPCR primers for assay development.
  • Experience with Library preparation, Exome or panel captures, PCR, qPCR DNA purification. Experience operating Illumina sequencers.
  • Familiarity with BedTools/Linux pipelines preferred.
  • Experience designing experiments and independently executing experimental plans.
  • Interaction with customers and troubleshooting remote laboratories.
  • 4 years previous experience in a NGS DNA sequencing environment.
  • qPCR experience required
  • Experience in working in a CLIA Lab is a plus
How to Apply

Courtagen Life Sciences is located in Woburn, MA.  We are a pioneering company that's always on the lookout for highly motivated individuals who, like us, believe in the values of teamwork, cooperation and shared success. We offer a friendly and stimulating professional environment for workers seeking to make a big difference in life sciences by delivering innovative products and services. Please send your resume to [email protected].


About Our Organization

Courtagen is a privately-held life sciences and molecular information company that converts genomic data into actionable clinical information for the diagnosis of critical pediatric neurological and metabolic disorders. Specifically, Courtagen focuses on mitochondrial disorders, epilepsy, and intellectual disability, including autism spectrum disorders. Courtagen’s state-of-the-art Next-Generation Sequencing clinical laboratory integrates genotype, phenotype, and disease mechanism data using cloud-based computing and custom analytical methods to provide the most comprehensive results for clinicians, patients, and their families to better understand and treat their disease.  Courtagen’s wholly owned subsidiary delivers food safety testing assays (qPCR and NGS) into the medicinal cannabis markets and this field requires genomic scientists, product development expertise and technical field support staff.


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