This position will operate under the Project Manager to perform advanced laboratory services related to DNA based sample identification services and manage sample workflows involving the Fluidigm system in the Indiana University Genetics Biobank (IUGB) Lab. data. The Fluidigm system outputs all SNP fingerprinting for the lab for quality control metrics for sample intake and sample distributions. The primary job is to analyze DNA SNP fingerprint data. Responsibilities include working with the project staff to review DNA fingerprinting requests from multiple studies. Work with the IT team on DNA database improvements and designs for data output, queries, and reports. Work with the IT team to develop sample lists from the LIMS. Working within the DNA Identity laboratory, work with the Supervisor and Lead Technician of the DNA Identity laboratory to run and finalize sample requests. Work to ensure data generated is correctly processed and adheres to proposed standards. Work to analyze and review genetic data and finalize orders.
Bachelor's degree in science or a health-related field and one year of laboratory experience; OR associate's degree in Allied Health professions and three years of laboratory experience.
Strong communication skills. Proficient in the use of Excel and LIMS. Ability to use scientific rules for laboratory directives and for troubleshooting.
Experience using Redcap and Oncore databases.
Working Conditions / Demands
Must be able to perform essential job functions with or without an accommodation.
Equipment to be utilized: Beckman-Coulter i-5, centrifuges, computers, barcode scanners, Trinean DropSense (Unchained Lunatic), electric freezers and associated storage/racking systems, Fluidigm Juno and BioMark, label maker, Biological Safety Cabinet, and personal protective equipment.
Salary Plan: TE
Salary Grade: 08
Job Function: Research
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