Research Associate I - Human Tissue Lab


South San Francisco, CA

Industry: Business Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 58 days ago

  by    Hazel D'Lima

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  • The Human Tissue Lab (HTL) in the Research Pathology Department manages the procurement, accessioning, storage and distribution of human tissue samples from commercial vendors and academic collaborators.
  • These samples are a valuable internal resource for investigators supporting all research and early drug discovery efforts.   
  • Procuring human tissue samples (e.g., Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded blocks, Fresh Frozen Tissue) from commercial vendors.
  • Creation and management of non-clinical study data.
  • Receiving and storing samples under appropriate conditions.
  • Cleaning of eManifest with tissue sample data.
  • Accessioning tissue sample data into Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) following established processes and guidelines.
  • Labeling FFPE blocks.
  • Labeling stained and unstained slides.
  • Filing H&E slides.
  • Managing requests from internal stakeholders, including the fulfillment of routine requests from Pathology Core labs.
  • Shipping samples for external processing.
  • Assist other lab members with various tasks such as maintaining freezers and performing daily safety inspections.

  • Education:
  • B.A./B.S. in biological sciences, 1+ years experience in pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry setting or equivalent combination of education and experience.