lab technician in Basel

Dimitri Michos, Basel Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
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basel, basel-stadt
Life Sciences
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dimitri michos, basel professionals health care & life sciences
058 201 55 50
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Lab Technician 

For our client we are looking for a Lab Technician to join our client`s fast-growing team based in the Basel 

You will perform both basic and specialized molecular biology and biochemistry techniques, and cell-based drug screens

Your primary responsibilities include:

• Mammalian cell culture, maintain cell lines and organize cell banks

• Mammalian cell transfection and generation of stable cell lines

• Small molecule screening, RNA/DNA/protein extraction from mammalian cell lines; immunoblotting, proliferation, toxicity, live imaging and other cell-based assays

• Help design and execute siRNA, RT-qPCR and reporter assays for gene expression and splice variant detection

• Help design CRISPR genome editing experiments

• Ensure that safety guidelines are strictly followed at all times and keep an orderly work environment

• Work closely with lab head and biology/chemistry group leaders to design, develop, and execute experiment protocols

• Record all data and results in electronic format with accuracy and responsibility

• Summarize obtained data in an organized and presentable fashion, develop PowerPoint presentations for regular laboratory meetings and external presentations • Manage various databases


Your required experience and skills:

• Minimum 3+ years of experience in an equivalent position, preferably within an industry context

• Excellent understanding of modern molecular biology and cellular assay tools

• Proficiency in MS Office package and GraphPad prism

• Excellent planning and organizing skills, able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and set priorities

• Fluent in English (spoken and written), any further languages are an asset

• Flexible, efficient and able to work independently and proactively with a problem solving attitude

• Strong team player, high-energy and positive personality