Scientist-Translational Genomics

Candidate with proficient knowledge and hands on experience

Job Description

K&H Personalized medicine clinic is first of its kind medical clinic in India. We aim to understand the genetics of various metabolic disorders and diseases in India and make personalized medicine a reality for every patient.

We are looking for a candidate with proficient knowledge and hands on experience in sequencing techniques, library preparation, which include

  • Basic molecular biology techniques like DNA, RNA isolation (from blood, saliva, FFPE tissues), cfDNA isolation, PCR, qPCR, microarray assay development and optimization.
  • Custom NGS panel development, optimization and development of new SOP’s
  • Preparation of samples/ library preparation for transcriptome and genome sequencing, genotyping and handling NGS instruments.

Job Specification:


Key Responsibilities:

Generate leads for NGS services
Lead initiatives to design, develop, improvise protocols, and validate new products for detection of human germ line and somatic variations.
Execute projects in a time bound manner & ensure Quality Assurance.
Implement bimolecular solutions that meet requirements in terms of data quality, scalability and cost effectiveness
Address and resolve customer specific issues if any, promptly.
Provide technical support for business development
Manage and coordinate experimental laboratory facilities (including equipment, inventory of laboratory consumables and non-consumables) and SOPs maintenance.
Should work in collaboration with the physicians, clinical genomics, biomedical informatics teams and provide technical guidance to other R&D team members.

Note: We are an evolving organization with a great potential. Roles and responsibilities may be aligned towards organizational goals as and when required.

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Primary Skills / Experience (Must have):

Masters in Science with at least 5 years of experience in latest Molecular biology techniques, protein biology and NGS technologies or

Ph.D. in molecular biology with minimum 2 years of Hands-on experience in NGS technologies.

Good troubleshooting skills, effective time management, attention to detail, ability to work independently.

Good theoretical and scientific knowledge in molecular biology

Knowledge of regulatory compliance and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).

Good documentation skills

Secondary Skills (Good to have):

Hands on experience in array based methods, cell culture, protein isolation techniques, western blotting and spectroscopic techniques.

Good scientific/technical writing skills.

Good interpersonal skills



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