DNA Extraction Lab Technician

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Westborough, Massachusetts

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Mon, 26 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details 3 hours ago Qualifications – Documentation review – DNA isolation Full Job Description The Integrated Genetics Division of LabCorp is seeking an Extraction Technician to join their Molecular Diagnostics team in Westborough, MA! The Extraction Technician will be responsible for extracting DNA from a myriad of sample types for molecular genetics testing. The Integrated Genetics – Westborough site processes extracted DNA from peripheral blood and prenatal samples (amniotic fluid and chorionic villi) for genetic testing. A variety of molecular genetics techniques are used to include Next Generation Sequencing, real time PCR, Sanger Sequencing and Southern Blot analysis to test for specific genetic diseases such as cystic fibrosis, spinal muscular atrophy and Fragile X syndrome to name just a few. The schedule for this position will be a 4/10 schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday 6:00AM-4:30PM Responsibilities: Receive patient samples into the lab for extractions Under supervision, perform automated and manual DNA extractions from patient samples Maintain internal documentation for all steps of the processes as outlined in SOPs Troubleshoot assays and reagent qualification issues Contribute to ongoing process improvement efforts Coordinate work assignments and be able to prioritize independently Participate in a team approach to workflow management of the lab Apply Now