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Laboratory Technologist, Department of Surgery (1-year contract)

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Date: 13-Oct-2021

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The Cardiovascular Single Cell Laboratory at the Department of Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine is looking for highly motivated and well-qualified candidates for the post of Laboratory Technologist, to support the cardiovascular tissue bank and experimental work with cardiovascular specimens, plasma and blood cells. The lab is equipped to perform cellular experimental work (BSL2) on animal and human samples and has strong translational and clinically orientated background with access to clinical data and human tissue. Given clinical contacts the lab would provide strong interaction with cardiovascular specialist and clinician. 

Duties & Responsibilities 
- Collection, processing and storage of blood and tissue from patients in Operating Theatre. 
- Ensure that the standard operating procedures and safety regulations are followed. 
- Provide support to current and future research projects in the laboratory. 
- Experimental work related to miRNA transfection experiments, fluorescence activated cell sorting, histology sectioning and staining, immunohistochemistry, molecular biology including DNA, RNA, and corresponding proteomic work. 
- Laboratory duties such as maintaining inventory of consumables, preparing reagents, maintaining and setting-up of equipment, and other general duties as required. 

Qualifications


• Diploma in Biotechnology/Biomedical Science or equivalent qualification. 
• DNA, RNA extraction, qPCR experience required. 
• Immunohistochemistry/immunofluorescence and genetic experience encouraged. 
• 1 year working experience with skills in molecular biology. 
• Team player and meticulous. 
• Displays positive attitude and willingness to learn and work hard. 
• Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. 

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Department : Surgery