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POSITION: Research Associate

JOB DESCRIPTION: Engineer enzymes, including DNA polymerases, restriction endonucleases, nicking enzymes and other DNA binding or modification proteins, to improve their properties using a combination of 2D and 3D structure analysis, molecular evolution, DNA shuffling, random mutagenesis, site directed mutagenesis, chimera construction and large scale screening or selection techniques. Express enzymes using major protein expression systems including bacteria, yeast, insect cell and mammalian cell. Purify and characterize enzymes using HPLC, FPLC, gas chromatography, two-dimensional gel electrophoresis, PCR, RT-PCR, real time qPCR, DNA gel shift, DNA pull down, yeast two-hybrid system or other biochemical assays. Optimize buffer conditions and formulate related enzymes into commercial kits. Follow market feedback and improve the performance of current products.

REQUIREMENTS: Require a Master in Microbiology or another closely related field with two year related experience.

Apply to: Epoch Life Science, Inc. 13310 S. Gessner Road, Missouri City, TX, 77489. Attn: HR