IHC- Immunohistochemistry Scientist

Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Type: Contract

Category: Scientific & Clinical

Job ID: 144256

Date Posted: 08/15/2019


Title: IHC- Immunohistochemistry Scientist

Location: Cambridge, MA

Schedule: 8am to 5pm Mon – Fri.

Start date: ASAP

Responsibilities:

  • Develop robust, tissue-based assays to facilitate the biomarker to companion diagnostic transition
  • Generate strong datasets from analysis of tumor samples (clinical, archival) to support go/no go decisions in research/discovery target validation efforts
  • Lead and execute diagnostic assay validation for exploratory testing of clinical and commercial samples
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in Immunohistochemistry and other tissue-based assays for research and clinical teams helping to design and evaluate data from exploratory biomarker hypothesis testing and Proof of Concept studies
  • In depth knowledge and hands-on experience in immunohistochemistry procedures including: tissue dissection, routine histology, immunohistochemistry (IHC), in-situ hybridization (ISH, FISH), and image capture of fresh, frozen and paraffin-embedded tissues and cell lines
  • Establishment of experimental design, optimization, and trouble-shooting
  • Author and review controlled documents, including SOPs, validation procedures, and validation reports
  • Lead efforts to develop/obtain the best reagents and assay designs

 

Requirements:

  • BS required, advanced degree preferred in molecular biology, chemistry, biochemistry, clinical pathology or related fields.
  • Experience in immunology and/or oncology preferred
  • In depth knowledge and hands-on experience in immunohistochemistry procedures is required, IHC experience sought: tissue dissection, routine histology, immunohistochemistry (IHC), in-situ hybridization (ISH, FISH), and image capture of fresh, frozen and paraffin-embedded tissues and cell lines
  • Experience with the design, development and analysis of cellular, protein-based, and/or molecular biomarkers
  • Sound scientific understanding of key areas such as

 

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