The Dow Chemical Company
Dow AgroSciences has an exciting job opportunity as a Microbial Strain Engineering Technician in Indianapolis, IN. The Microbial Strain Engineering Technician will be responsible for conducting routine and reproducible molecular and microbiological quality control analyses across all phases of the strain construction pipeline with minimal supervision. The various QC techniques include, but are not limited to, DNA sequence verification of constructed plasmids, diagnostic PCR to determine if engineered strains contain the intended genetic constructs, analysis of copy number and expression profiles of engineered genes using established qRT-PCR and droplet digital PCR protocols, and analysis of constructed strains using microscopy. In addition to conducting QC analyses, the successful incumbent will provide general maintenance and support of the Strain Engineering labs.
The various QC techniques include, but are not limited to:
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