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Internal Number: 2114301
Preform daily sample transfer and accession. Sample QC, DNA extraction from various sample types. Utilize various instruments such as liquid handlers and DNA extractors. Accurately collect and record data.
This position requires a bachelor's degree in a scientifically related field and laboratory experience in techniques such as DNA extraction, PCR, nucleic acid quantitation, or other high precision pipetting applications. Familiarity with automation and proficiency with Excel is a plus. Facility with both spoken and written English is necessary. Scheduling flexibility in order to accommodate potential evening or weekend laboratory work is a plus.
VANTAGE is a genomics core laboratory consolidation initiated by an $8.6 million ARRA funded NIH grant award to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, with an overall goal of creating a new collaborative [VANTAGE] shared resource that accelerates discovery in genome sciences and personalized medicine, providing state-of-the art research shared resource facilities and technology.
The NIH grant provided funds for complete modernization of 12,505 Net Square Feet of aging laboratory space in Medical Center North, and for new cutting edge scientific equipment now utilized by the core labs located in the newly renovated space. Renovation was completed in May 2012, and the core labs (see below) are now in full service mode in their new laboratories.
VANTAGE is a one-stop genomics research resource, including: Illumina genotyping, DNA extraction and banking, Affymetrix-based genotyping and expression microarrays, Sanger sequencing and Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) among many other specialized services. These activities are now part of an overall structure that takes full advantage of their new physical co-location together with the Flow Cytometry Shared Resource in VANTAGE.
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