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

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

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    24 weeks
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Job Description

Right now, we are seeking a Scientist I (Cell Biology) in our Canoga Park location.  In this role, you will conduct commonly used molecular biology techniques such as bacterial growth, plasmid DNA preparation, restriction enzyme digestion, PCR, gel electrophoresis, as well as characterize DNA and manage inventory.

Sound interesting?  Here are some specifics:

  • Isolate Genomic DNA from various sources including blood and established cell lines.
  • 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.

What you will need to succeed:

  • 3+ months of laboratory experience in working with DNA and/or mammalian cells
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent organizational and record keeping skills


  • B.S. degree in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology or a related discipline in Biological Sciences and Engineering                               

What will make you stand out:

  • 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