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Molecular Biology / Histopathology Laboratory Technician

9 a.m. – 5 p.m., M-F

Salary, 401k, healthcare, PTO, holidays

About Gnome Sciences

Gnome Sciences is a contract research organization based in Powell, Ohio that specializes in analyzing animal and/or human tissue samples for pre-clinical and clinical research in the biopharmaceutical industry. We are seeking a detail-oriented histology and molecular biology laboratory technician to join our scientific team.


As a lab technician at Gnome, you will contribute to preparing and analyzing human and animal tissue samples for research purposes. Your knowledge and experience in cell and/or molecular biology will be essential to ensuring accurate and timely delivery of results to our clients in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.


  • Receive and QC biospecimens and lab reagents.
  • Make and update chain of custody forms as samples are received and processed.
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment including microtomes, ovens, tissue processors, and staining machines.
  • Carefully follow, write, and update standard operating procedures (SOPs) as new procedures move in-house.
  • Maintain accurate records of all tests performed and results obtained.
  • Assist in the execution of routine histological and molecular biology procedures such as tissue fixation, embedding, sectioning, staining, homogenization, and nucleic acid extraction.
  • Learn and perform various complex procedures including immunohistochemistry, in-situ hybridization, and RT-qPCR.
  • Collaborate with pathologists and other laboratory staff to interpret and report findings.
  • Adhere to strict safety protocols and maintain a clean and organized work environment.


To excel in this role, the ideal candidate would have (or be willing to learn) the following:


  • Basic knowledge of histological techniques and procedures.
  • Proficiency in molecular biology techniques such as nucleic acid extraction and PCR.
  • Knowledge of CGLP (Current Good Laboratory Practice) guidelines.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to multitask.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication skills to collaborate with team members.



  • B.A. or B.S. in biology, biochemistry, or bio-related fields.
  • 1 year of biology-related laboratory experience.


  • >2 years of experience in a laboratory setting.
  • Ability to commit >2 years to the position.
  • Experience with GLP/CLIA standards of documentation and/or other forms of scientific record keeping.

This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled biology laboratory technician to contribute to cutting-edge research in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Salary will be commensurate with experience; Gnome also offers holidays, PTO, healthcare, and 401K. If you have a passion for biological research, the ability to commit at least 2 years to this position, and want to make a difference in patient outcomes, we strongly encourage you to apply.

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