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DNA Extraction Technician at GeneDX

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland

Job Description:


GeneDxis a rapidly growing CAP and CLIA certified diagnostic genetic testing laboratory for molecular genetics. Our historic mission has been to make clinical diagnostic testing available for people with genetic conditions and their families. We apply cutting edge technologies that provide a wide array of molecular genetic diagnostic tests, including whole exome sequencing and next-generation sequencing panels. We specialize in genetic testing for rare hereditary disorders, but also test for common disorders. To learn more about GeneDx, please visit our website at www.genedx.com.

DNA Extraction Technician

Responsibilities include: · Extract DNA from blood, buccal swabs, cultures, etc., using various protocols and equipment

· Conduct diligent record keeping and reporting

· Prepare solutions

· Perform equipment maintenance

· Input data within a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

· Meet or exceed target workload

· Other related duties as needed

Requirements include: · B.S.degree in Biology, Biochemistry, or a related field

· (0-1)year of relevant experience

· Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and deadlines

· Ability to work well within a team

Benefits include: · PaidTime Off

· Health,dental, vision, life insurance, LT/ST disability plans

· Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

· 401K retirement savings plan with a company match

· Tuition Assistance

· Casual dress code policy

· Regular performance appraisals and merit increases

GeneDx is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and Equal Employment OpportunityEmployer