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Laboratory Technician I - CGT

Discovery Life Sciences
Huntsville, AL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Position Summary: The Laboratory Technician I- Cell and Gene Therapy, contributes to our mission by processing blood samples collected through leukapheresis for cryopreservation or further characterization based on standard operating procedures. Hours are approximately 10am-7pm, but can fluctuate based on business needs.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in biology or related field or 2 year MLT degree with ASCP certification


  • Minimum of 1-3 years laboratory experience 

  • Working knowledge of universal precautions, bloodborne pathogens, and handling human specimens 

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively in a team environment

  • Knowledge of aseptic techniques to maintain sterility and avoid cross-contamination 

  • Keen attention to detail and ability to follow standard operating procedures 

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on business needs

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities :

  • Utilize a variety of laboratory equipment including standard centrifuges and cellometer  

  • Process blood products using universal precautions  

  • Isolate MNCs and from whole blood collected by leukapheresis according to protocol

  • Isolate human primary cells using immunomagnetic isolation technology

  • Generate cryopreserved leukopaks following standard or custom protocols

  • Generate and review Certificates of Analysis

  • Testing of cryopreserved products and reagents

  • Use appropriate decontamination procedures to clean equipment and laboratory areas  

  • Cryopreserve primary cells  

  • Characterize specific immune cell populations using flow cytometry

  • Assist in monitoring and preparing reagents

  • Measure cell viability using manual and automated systems  

  • Analyze cell isolation purity using flow cytometry

  • Track work and progress in NetSuite data management system

  • Demonstrated ability to accurately follow work instructions and meet project timelines.

Discovery Life Sciences


Huntsville, AL
35806 USA



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