Research Technician II - Center for Gene Therapy (90002114)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7070122 (Ref:4823-en_US)

Posted: September 21, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Purpose

Translational research lab is seeking a highly motivated and responsible Research Technician. Daily work includes receiving, registering and processing blood samples. Collected plasma and PBMC need to be cryopreserved for different tests. The technician will perform DNA extraction, QPCR, ELISPOT and immuno phenotyping for indicated samples.  Good candidate should be meticulous and have good planning and communication skills.


Job Duties
  • Isolation and cryopreservation of mononuclear cells from peripheral blood samples.
  • Register samples in laboratory databases for storage and further testing.
  • Provide requested samples to other lab members.
  • Extract DNA and QPCR. 
  • ELISPOT and staining for flowcytometry.
  • Submission of data to PIs.
  • Maintain lab equipment and supplies inventory.
  • Document of the results and preparing them for presentation.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Education Required: Bachelor's degree in a Basic Science or related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Experience Required: None Required.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None Required.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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