Medgene Labs
  • Brookings, SD, USA
  • Compensation range of $53,000 to $58,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medgene Labs offers a comprehensive compensation package that includes competitive pay, medical plan options, dental, vision, PTO and Holiday pay, STD and LTD, 401k retirement plan participation and more.


Medgene Labs seeks a full-time Molecular Biologist, Scientist, Lead. Medgene Labs helps veterinarians and producers protect livestock with precisely constructed immunological products and services. Applying a strategy of continual diagnostic surveillance and data analytics to the practice of immunology, creating vaccines for the disease-at-hand quicker and more precisely than previously possible. Medgene Labs has a single mission: To be a world-class Immunological Services Provider for leading livestock producers and their veterinarians.

Report to the Chief Scientific Officer. Oversee the Construct Team and development. Work closely with diagnostic lab reports and Immunological Services for sequence analysis and tracking of disease within individual locations. Perform and/or oversee sequencing process. Analyze sequence data using various bioinformatics software. Prepare reports for internal and external customers. Provide guidance and training to staff through instructions and SOPs. Provide work direction to Scientists, Associates, Technicians, and/or students or other staff assigned to the laboratory. Lead and proactively collaborate within and across disciplines and functions. Apply molecular biology techniques to: Assist the team's molecular cloning efforts; complete characterization of vaccine candidates; operate and maintain laboratory and experimental equipment. Collaborate with other team members to accomplish project goals and milestones. Track and document results with official documents and laboratory notebooks. Plan and organize processes. Analyze and improve existing processes to increase productivity. Consult with and update supervisor. Monitor compliance with aseptic procedures and cleaning schedules as well as occupational health and safety regulations; ensure a culture of safety for all employees at VST/Medgene. Occasional contact with external organizations, e.g., regulatory bodies, research and educational institutions, Vet/Science associations, etc. Perform other work as assigned.

Requirements: Master of Science in Biological Sciences, Microbiology, Chemistry, Animal Science, or related field and 12 Months as Molecular Biologist, Microbiologist, Genomic Scientist, Molecular Virologist, Infectious Disease Scientist, or related. The required 12 months of experience must include the following, which may have been gained concurrently with each other: experience conducting baculovirus expression vectors and protein production; utilizing bioinformatics; designing DNA constructs; utilizing methods and techniques of bacterial, viral, mammalian and insect cell culture; and conducting immunological assays.

Mail current resume and cover letter to: Ashley Donley, VST LLC dba Medgene Labs, 1006 32nd Ave., Suite 104, Brookings, SD 57006.

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