Laboratory Technician - GEiGS team

GEiGS · Norwich, Norfolk
Department GEiGS
Employment Type Full-Time

About Tropic Biosciences

Based in Norwich (UK) and with a team of over 80 professionals, Tropic Biosciences is one of the world’s leading agricultural gene-editing companies. Our team is dedicated to the development and commercialization of high-performing varieties of tropical crops to provide significant benefits to growers, processors and consumers globally.

Tropic’s vision is to become a dominant seed business with significant ownership of its products from the laboratory to the field, while maintaining constructive relationships with growers and consumers based on transparency and trust.

What we are looking for

We are looking to recruit a new Lab Technician to support the work with the GEiGS™ client pipeline (OVS) that we have at Tropic.

Key Responsibilities/ Tasks:


  • Cloning
  • PCR
  • Nucleic acid purification
  • Tissue culture and protoplasts
  • Gene activity assay

Key Skills & Experience

  • Essential: BSc or MSc (or equivalent) qualification in a relevant subject (biology/molecular biology/microbiology/ life sciences)
  • Essential: Lab experience
  • Essential: Excellent written and verbal English language.
  • Essential: Skilled in the use of Microsoft packages – Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Essential: Ability to work in a team.
  • Desirable: Experience with cloning.
  • Desirable: Experience with DNA sequence analysis software.
  • Desirable: Experience with designing PCR primers.
  • Desirable: Experienced with DNA/RNA purification.
  • Desirable: Microbiology skills – transformation, glycerol stocks, aseptic techniques.

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