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Job opportunity

Greg O'Connor goconnor at unionbio.com
Thu Dec 14 17:09:52 EST 2000

Immediate Opening Available at Union Biometrica

Union Biometrica, Inc. (<http://unionbio.com/>http://unionbio.com/) 
is a leader in automated dispensing and analysis of C. elegans, 
Drosophila melanogaster, and Danio rerio. Our first product for C. 
elegans research, the COPAS nematode sorter and dispenser, was 
released in January 1999. Since then, we have introduced a 
fluorescence-based instrument and a more sophisticated high-speed 
analytical device to the market. Why wait? Join our team of 
scientists and engineers as we develop fluorescence based 
instrumentation and associated in vivo assays.

Research Scientist
-C. elegans Biology-

This position entails the development of an extensive line of disease 
model organisms adapted to the COPAS Technology Platform that can be 
used in all aspects of drug discovery as well as basic biomedical 

We are looking for an energetic and focused scientist (with at least 
2 years of postdoctoral training) with a strong background in C. 
elegans genetics and molecular biology. Experience appropriate to the 
project would include familiarity with standard mutant phenotypes, 
carrying out genetic crosses, establishing transgenic strains, gene 
inactivation by RNAi, and use of fluorescent reporters and microscopy 
skills. Interest in cutting edge instrumentation is required.

We offer highly competitive salaries and a broad benefits plan that 
includes free medical insurance and a company-matched pension plan.

For consideration, please send (email or FAX) a copy of your 
curriculum vitae plus a brief summary of prior research experience 
to: Leonard Marchionni, Chief Operating Officer (email: 
lmarch at unionbio.com; FAX:617-591-8388), Union Biometrica Inc., 19 
Ward Street, Somerville, MA 02143.

We look forward to hearing from you. Union Biometrica is an Equal 
Opportunity Employer.

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