HistoTox Labs Boulder, CO, USA
$20 to $30 Hourly
Why Work Here?
“We give our employees the opportunity to contribute to an exciting/forward-thinking/fast-moving company/industry.”
The Research Associate is responsible for conducting a variety of tasks that are critical for project flow. Strong team coordination and communication and high attention to detail are critical to achieving success on the IHC team.
-Plan, program, and execute reagent preparation and IHC slide staining using automated Leica Bond RX and RXm autostainers
-QC stained slides before the project moves forward
-Conduct antibody and protocol-related background research
-Operate within and improve the department’s inventory management system for supplies, reagents, antibodies, and control tissues
-Ensure all chemicals and samples are stored in appropriate conditions, are not expired, and are properly disposed of or recycled
-Track and perform routine maintenance of the IHC department’s equipment
-Follow good laboratory practices of cleanliness, organization, and thorough documentation
-Conform to all Standard Operating Procedures, GLP regulations, and safety requirements
-Identify and act on process improvements to gain efficiencies, expand team capacity, and further capabilities
-Associates or Bachelor’s degree - preferably in Biology, Chemistry, or a related science
-Strong computer skills: proficiency with standard platforms (Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, etc.); data entry; database maintenance
-Proficient in arithmetic and basic algebra; adept at calculating accurate volumes, concentrations, dilutions, etc. of reagents
-1+ years of professional experience working in a research laboratory
-Familiarity with regulated laboratory environments and GLP and/or CLIA regulations
-Experience with the Leica Bond platform
-Experience or education in histology, immunohistochemistry, pathology, molecular biology, and/or immunoassays
About HistoTox Labs
HistoTox Labs is a full service, GLP-compliant preclinical contract research organization (CRO) that provides high quality histology, pathology, digital pathology and immunohistochemistry (IHC) support.
Our highly-trained staff has experience with a broad array of tissue types, specialized trimming and sectioning techniques, and customized staining. We have many years of experience working with bone tissue and have created precise decalcification protocols that result in superior bone slides across multiple species and disease models. We specialize in preclinical IHC and digital image analysis and are proficient with an extensive list of antibodies; we are optimizing new antibodies on a frequent basis to meet your project needs.
HistoTox enjoys a long history of supporting pharmaceutical and biotech companies, larger and niche CRO’s, government contracts, and academia. We are committed to outstanding customer service, excellent quality and timeliness of data because we understand the importance of doing it right the first time.
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