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GMP Laboratory Technician



Madison, WI, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024
At eGenesis, we aspire to deliver safe and effective human transplantable cells, tissue and organs utilizing the latest advancements in genome editing.
eGenesis is seeking a GMP Laboratory Technician to join the Embryo Production team to support day to day operations in our GMP-compliant lab. In this role, you will support production activities of the pig embryo production laboratory, which is a cleanroom, GMP-compliant laboratory. The primary responsibilities for this position include media preparation, embryo production documentation and record keeping, and general laboratory maintenance tasks. Opportunities for growth in this position include porcine oocyte/embryo handling and characterization, cell culture, and embryo micromanipulation. Success factors for this role include having a strong scientific background, experience following written protocols, and being comfortable working alongside others with, or as, a verifier.


  • Perform reconstitution of reagents and aliquot into single-use aliquots
  • Using a precise scale, measure out reagents according to a strict media recipe to generate complex medias
  • Perform testing on media, as dictated by the protocol
  • Work with on-site Operations staff to ensure components and base medias required are purchased
  • Perform final processing of medias, including filtering, aliquoting, and labelling according to procedures.
  • Record Keeping
  • Maintain detailed records and document laboratory processes and equipment operations
  • Create, document, and verify records for production
  • Perform material entry procedures and assist with inventory management and lab material intake to ensure production team has necessary supplies
  • Assist in laboratory upkeep, including cleaning and equipment calibration
  • Perform additional laboratory tasks, such as environmental monitoring, as requested
  • Assist in other laboratory duties, as needed
  • Learn cell culture activities including, but not limited to: thawing, plating, culturing and detaching cells for the production process
  • Learn oocyte and embryo handling to assist with embryo production


  • Bachelor of Science in relevant area, preferably with 2+ years of relevant experience in an in vitro embryo production lab in an academic or industry setting
  • Proficient at aseptic laboratory technique
  • Familiarity with Quality Control procedures - comfortable following SOPs and Procedures
  • Comfortable maintaining and using laboratory equipment
  • Media preparation experience preferred
  • Familiar with good documentation practices, preferably with an electronic lab notebook
  • Knowledge and expertise in IVF, cell culture, embryo handling and characterization, or willingness to learn
  • Overall, key traits required to be successful in this role: reliable, adaptable, team-player who is willing to learn a variety of skills