Volt Workforce Solutions Scientist I, Cell Biology in Los Angeles, California

Scientist I, Cell Biology in Los Angeles, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 12/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contingent

  • Location: Los Angeles, CA

  • Job Type: Scientific/Biotech

  • Duration: 24 weeks

  • Date Posted: 12/30/2018

  • Job ID: 150853

  • Contact Name Volt Branch

  • Phone 714-921-5424

Job Description

Scientist I, Cell Biology

Job Description Key Responsibilities:

Isolate Genomic DNA from various sources including blood and established cell lines. Conduct commonly used molecular biology techniques such as bacterial growth, plasmid DNA preparation, restriction enzyme digestion, PCR, gel electrophoresis, etc. Characterize DNA and manage inventory. Maintain mammalian cell culture including thawing, expansion, characterization, harvesting, freezing, and inventory management. Characterize membrane antigen expression using Flow Cytometry. Prepare media, buffers, and reagents. Use One Lambda products and research tools for HLA Molecular and Serological Typing. Automate routine protocols to increase capacity and improve consistency. Compile and analyze data to complete update or report. Perform all activities in compliance with GDP/GMP, regulatory and safety policies.

Basic Requirements:

B.S. degree in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology or a related discipline in Biological Sciences and Engineering 3+ months of laboratory experience in working with DNA and/or mammalian cells Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excellent organizational and record keeping skills Capable of multi-tasking and good time management Flexible with changing plans and schedules Good oral and written communication skills

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

In order to promote this harmony in the workplace and to obey the laws related to employment, Volt maintains a strong commitment to equal employment opportunity without unlawful regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or parental status, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.