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Laboratory Technician in San Diego, CA at Organovo Holdings, Inc.

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    San Diego, CA
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  • Experience:
    0 to 2 year(s)
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Job Description

We are looking for a Laboratory Technician to work the weekend schedule (Thursday - Monday) on our Tissue Testing Team.

Laboratory Technician Responsibilities:

  • Culturing and compound dosing of cells and bioprinted tissues, biochemical assays (ELISA, qPCR), and histology (fixation, embedding, sectioning, staining, and imaging). 
  • May also be involved in establishing standard operating procedures (SOPs). 
  • Under supervision of senior staff executes a battery of assay technologies to evaluate effects of modulators on bioprinted tissue constructs, including ELISA, qPCR, viability and histology per established protocols / SOPs.
  • Primary cell culture and maintenance of bioprinted liver tissues
  • Detailed recordkeeping of experimental steps and results
  • Reports results to supervisor and internally at group meetings
  • Other Duties as assigned.

Laboratory Technician Skills and Experience:

  • A.A., B.A. or B.S. in biology, physiology, molecular and cellular biology, microbiology, or closely related field
  • 0-2 years of work in a laboratory setting required.
  • Previous experience with mammalian tissue culture, and either ELISA, qPCR, or histology required
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team to meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to follow protocols / standard operating procedures (SOPs) without deviation
  • Able to accurately report work in laboratory notebooks and present results of work in departmental meetings.
  • Detail and task oriented
  • Positive attitude
  • Keeps calm under pressure
  • Works efficiently and meets strict deadlines

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the functions, responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position, and Organovo retains the discretion to modify functions, responsibilities, duties and skills at any time, including modifying the time devoted to such activities, deleting activities, and assigning other activities.

Organovo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at 858-224-1000 for assistance.



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