Orange County Metro Area, CA
LABORATORY TECH will contribute and support SkinMedica product development by work with in R&D department in the Biological Research group laboratory, conduct testing new component function and formulations.
Requires ability to follow laboratory procedures with attention to detail, and successfully execute experiments, such as performing cellular and molecular biology techniques, included but not limited to, cell culture, gene expression analysis such as qPCR and/or protein analysis such as western blotting and ELISA.
Creativity, attention to detail, strong communication skills, as well as the ability to successfully conduct projects under general supervision and as part of a team-based environment is crucial.
Main Area of Responsibilities:
Responsible for cell culturing 3D skin model and ex vivo samples.
Responsible for isolating mRNA and/or proteins from cell culture samples and excised skin tissues.
Responsibility for analyzing using molecular and/or cell biology techniques such as qPCR, western blotting and/or ELISA
Responsible for timely documentation of laboratory work.
Establish experimental protocols and validating new assays under supervision.
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing to organize the sequencing and timing of work assigned.
Computer proficiency with common PC software such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Must have experience and knowledge with cellular and molecular biology techniques, included but not limited to, cell culture, gene expression analysis such as qPCR and/or protein analysis such as western blotting and ELISA.
Must have ability to follows oral and complex written instructions.
Must establish and maintain effective working relationships with other members of the group.
Familiar and experience with writing SOPs.
Experience with cell culture, especially with 3D cell culture model is plus.
Knowledge of skin biology and/or exosome science is preferred
Histology experience is plus