Genetic Technologist

Career Information


Likely Duties:

  • Adhere to strict protocols with minimal supervision 
  • Maintains CLIA/CAP standards during record keeping
  • Cytogenetics: Microscope analysis, tissue culture, cell harvesting, karyotyping on a variety of tissue specimens

  • Cytogenetics: FISH preparation, execution, and analysis

  • Molecular: DNA extraction, PCR amplification and downstream analysis


Likely Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in genetics or related fields


Likely Experience:

  • 2-3 years in genetics research/clinical lab work
  • Preferred: next generation sequencing experience


Likely Licenses:

  • Licenses may vary from state to state

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