Laboratory Technician


Berkeley, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Life Sciences R&D/Engineering
  • Post Date: 06/14/2021
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  • Company Address: 1249 Eighth Street, Berkeley, CA

About Lygos

Lygos employs cutting edge synthetic biology techniques to generate microbial catalysts to convert agricultural feedstocks into fine and commodity chemicals. Our robust high throughput screening and strain construction facilitates the rapid optimization of pathways to convert cheap and renewable feedstock to high value chemicals.

Job Description

Lygos uses synthetic biology, metabolic and strain engineering, data science approaches to produce high value chemicals. This is a valuable supporting role to help the success of the company. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to learn basic laboratory skills and operate different laboratory equipment in an industrial setting.



  • Media and solution preparation for the R&D team
  • Dishwashing and cleaning laboratory glassware
  • Conduct routine inventory and stock common supplies
  • And overall assistant to a successful team of scientists and engineers


  • Associate or Bachelor's degree in science related field, current undergraduate students
  • This position requires on site during business hours
  • Proficient in laboratory safety procedures
  • Strong verbal and communication skills
  • Work independently and in a team environment
  • Be able to be on feet long periods of time

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