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Laboratory Executive (Cancer Science Institute)

Date: 17-Mar-2023


Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

We are looking for a candidate to provide support to the Principal Investigator and his team to assist in research activities including maintenance of the laboratory.


  • To support clinical studies by handling sample processing which include PBMC extraction from patient plasma, nucleic acid extraction, and preparation of samples for analysis.
  • To archive, cryopreserve and store the samples in an organised manner.
  • To systematically record all samples.

Laboratory duties:

  • To maintain the general cleanliness of the lab.
  • To keep track of the consumption rate of lab consumables and reagents.
  • To perform routine check on lab equipment.
  • To prepare buffer and reagents for experiments.

Administrative role:

  • To handle general lab purchasing, eg ordering and procurement, goods delivery and prompt payment of purchase orders.
  • To help with updating chemical lists, standard operating protocols and risk assessments.


  • B.Sc on related degree (Biological science, biomedical science, or biotechnology)
  • Working experience in a biological research laboratory.
  • Preferred to have basic molecular technologies (basic cell culture, blood processing and/or DNA/RNA work).
  • Meticulous and organized, with good attention to detail.
  • Team and motivated worker.


Kindly send your application to:

A/Prof Wang Lingzhi

Amelia Lau

Cancer Science Institute, National University of Singapore

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