Laboratory Technician


Axle Informatics is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations around the globe. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).


Axle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail-oriented Laboratory Technician to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Center for Human Immunology (CHI), Division of Intramural Research (DIR).


Assist with a wide variety of complex experimental procedures involving microbiology and molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, and immunology techniques to perform lab research.Techniques involved will include DNA/RNA purification and quantitation, real-time PCR, and cell culture. Other areas of expertise in conducting research may include immunological techniques such as ELISAs, western blotting, microscopy.

Perform cell suspensions for single cell analysis using 10x Genomics instruments.

Perform gene expression, CITE-Seq, ASAP-Seq, and other immune profiling single cell assays.

Prepare and QC RNA and DNA samples for sequencing.

Perform routine maintenance, operation and troubleshooting of 10x Genomics, Illumina, and high-throughput robotic automation instrumentation.

Perform spatial transcriptomics using 10x Visium or similar technologies.

Maintain and keep detailed records of experimental procedures.

Perform analysis with Bioinformatics/Sequence analysis.

Provide reports using Microsoft Office Suite and Cell Ranger, and other software.

Keep updated and willing to learn new developing sequencing-based technologies to on the most effective assays for given study research and sample types.

Experience Required / Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or higher in molecular biology, biochemistry, or related field is required.

Minimum of two (2) years of related work experience is required.

Application to human immunology with an automation background is a plus.

Experienced using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.)


100% Medical, Dental & Vision premium coverage for Employees

Paid Time Off (Including Holidays)

Employee Referral Bonus

401K Match

Tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities

Flexible Spending Accounts:

Healthcare (FSA)

Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)

Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)

Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment-based age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

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Disclaimer: The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual’s assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.

Job Type
Full Time
71 days ago

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