Position Available: Research Technician at Union Biometrica in Somerville, MA

Greg O'Connor goconnor at unionbio.com
Wed Jan 17 13:26:20 EST 2001

Immediate Opening Available at Union Biometrica

Union Biometrica, Inc. (http://unionbio.com/) is a leader in 
automated dispensing and analysis of C. elegans, Drosophila 
melanogaster, and Danio rerio. Our first product for C. elegans 
research, the COPAS nematode sorter and dispenser, was 
released in January 1999. Since then, we have introduced a family 
of fluorescence-based instruments for analysis and sorting of 
multicellular organism as well as a more sophisticated high-speed 
analytical device. Why wait? Join our team of scientists and 
engineers as we develop fluorescence based instrumentation and 
associated in vivo assays.  

Research Technician
-Molecular Biology-

This position entails the development of an extensive line of 
disease model organisms adapted to the COPAS Technology 
Platform that can be used in drug discovery and basic biomedical 

We are looking for an energetic and focused individual with a strong 
background in molecular biology. Experience appropriate to the 
project would include restriction enzyme digestions, gel 
electrophoresis, DNA subcloning, PCR techniques, use of 
fluorescent reporters and microscopy skills. The position requires a 
minimum of a BA/BS degree in biology or a related science and at 
least two years experience working in the biological sciences. 
Interest in innovative instrumentation is required and experience 
with Drosophila malanogaster is preferred.  

We offer highly competitive salaries and a broad benefits plan that
includes free medical insurance and a company-matched pension 

For consideration, please send a copy of your resume plus a brief 
summary of prior research experience to Leonard Marchionni, Chief 
Operating Officer (email: lmarch at unionbio.com), Union Biometrica, 
Inc., 35 Medford Street, Suite 213, Somerville, MA 02143.  

We look forward to hearing from you. Union Biometrica is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. 

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