Associate Scientist PAS - Newark, CA | Biospace
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Associate Scientist PAS

Advanced Cell Diagnostics, Inc.

Location:
Newark, CA
Posted Date:
5/19/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Associate, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Scientist,

Job Description


Advanced Cell Diagnostics, Inc. (ACD) is a leader in the field of molecular pathology and tissue-based diagnostics. Our core RNAscope® technology is the world’s first multiplex fluorescent and chromogenic in situ hybridization platform capable of detecting and quantifying RNA biomarkers in situ at single molecule sensitivity. RNAscope® is an ideal platform for developing the next generation of tissue-based companion diagnostics. We are committed to continued innovation to bridge the gap between basic research and clinical medicine to fulfill the promise of personalized medicine.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•Perform manual and automated RNAscope assays to evaluate client-provided tissue samples
•Perform digital slide scanning, imaging, and fluorescent microscopy to acquire data
•Generate and create custom reports to deliver to clients
•Sample inventory and maintain logs for slide tracking
•Present at group meetings
• Participate in teleconference meetings with industry, pharmaceutical, and academic clients

Requirements


Education/Experience:

•A BS/MS in molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology or related field with 1-2 years of laboratory experience in industry
•Experience in molecular biology techniques including microscopy and imaging
•Experience in histology and tissue/cell-based assays such as immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization is preferred
•Experience with automated staining platforms is a plus
•Experience working in a CRO or service environment is a strong plus