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Cogent Infotech Corporation Los Angeles ,CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 Position Summary:

Working within the Molecular Typing NGS group in R&D on new product feasibility, development, data analysis, verification, technology transfer, training, troubleshooting, and improving the existing HLA genotyping related products, reagents, and processes.

Key Responsibilities:

Working with other scientists on assay development
Working on NGS library preparation, sequencing, and data analysis
Identifying and testing the variables of an experiment
Assisting with project planning, executing, analyzing, and making summary reports
Optimizing newly developed protocols and procedures
Troubleshooting problematic reagents and procedures
Documenting and collaborating on newly developed protocols and procedures
Presenting data using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
Updating inventory, maintaining equipment, and documentation


Master’s Degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Cell Biology, Genetics, or a related discipline in Biological Sciences.
OR a bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Cell Biology, Genetics, or a related discipline in Biological Sciences AND 3 years of experience in product development focusing on NGS technology and its application.
Able to see the big picture and plan for the small details
Pragmatic self-starter who can manage self and motivate others.
Knowledge in NGS, DNA isolation and quantification, gene amplification methods, quantitative PCR, Sanger sequencing, and other relevant technologies is desired.

Well-founded problem-solving skills are desired. Experience is desired in designing experiments, interpreting data, and solve issues to improve product performance with innovative approaches.

Company Description
Cogent Infotech Corporation celebrates over 14 years of innovation and welcomes motivated people to support our constantly growing operations and maintain best in class solutions in a work hard/play hard environment. Be a part of a team that values your ideas and gives you the tools and resources to implement your best innovations and concepts! Cogent is a place that values diversity & offers a generous benefits package including paid-time off, health and dental benefits, 401(k), sick leave, life insurance, plus other perks throughout the year to support our work hard/play hard environment.

Cogent Infotech Corporation, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or another legally protected status.
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Cogent Infotech Corporation


Los Angeles, CA