Top Biology Laboratory Technician Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Biology Laboratory Technician. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Biology Laboratory Technician resumes they appeared on. For example, 31.2% of Biology Laboratory Technician resumes contained Lab Equipment as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Biology Laboratory Technician actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Biology Laboratory Technician resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Lab Equipment

high Demand
Here's how Lab Equipment is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Maintained and cleaned glassware and lab equipment; prepared bacterial culture media used for Microbiology
  • Checked instrument functioning and calibrated specific lab equipment for experiments.
  • Supplied and stored preserved specimens and lab equipment for biology labs.
  • Established laboratory procedures and set up new lab equipment.
  • Prepared all lab equipment and materials for lab classes.
  • Help assemble, maintain and operate the lab equipment.
  • Maintained, stored and repaired lab equipment.
  • Inventory & Cleaning of Lab Equipment (Incubators, Auto Clave, Scales, Fume Hoods).
  • Managed lab equipment and materials: glassware, diagrams and models, centrifuges, vacuums microscopes, chromatograms and spectrophotometers.

Show More

2. Biology

high Demand
Here's how Biology is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Trained undergraduates/graduate students in molecular/microbiological techniques relative to contemporary cell biology.
  • Explored yeast physiology questions pertaining to meiotic recombination using molecular biology and yeast genetics leading to publications i n peer-reviewed journals.
  • Served as a laboratory assistant testing the suitability of experiments for integration into under-graduate coursework in genetics and microbiology.
  • Well trained in Laboratory equipment and safety, Very knowledgeable in medical terminology and microbiology and chemistry testing.
  • Elevated the quality of research by providing scientific, technical and programmatic support services for molecular and cellular biology experimentation.
  • Provided microbiology teaching assistants with the necessary laboratory materials on a weekly basis, while assisting with inventory of prepared materials.

Show More

3. Cell Culture

high Demand
Here's how Cell Culture is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Followed established protocols for the maintenance and testing of cell cultures and preparation of products.
  • Perform monthly mycoplasma testing of all materials used regularly in cell culture.
  • Completed batch records for each Assisted with cell culture of Vero and Muscovy duck cells.
  • Maintained sterile cell culturesPrepared mediaCentrifuged cell growthMailed lyophilized cultures to customers worldwide
  • Performed quality control of screening instruments and laboratory equipment, and aided cell culture operations using multiple technology platforms.
  • Separated bacteria from media by centrifuge and used incubator to maintain optimum conditions for growing bacteria cell cultures.

Show More

4. DNA

high Demand
Here's how DNA is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Provided high-quality DNA samples for research purposes worldwide according to specific contracts using extensive quality control analysis.
  • Lead trainer for new members of the team; provided training in all aspects of DNA purification on multiple extraction platforms.
  • Performed DNA extractions using blood, saliva, and solid organ tissues from human cadavers from criminal cases.
  • Operated and maintained 200 ABI Prism 3700 DNA Analyzers, including monitoring data regularly.
  • Collected, extracted, amplified, sequenced and analyzed DNA.
  • Performed DNA extractions using insects and animal specimens.
  • Maintain all stocks for PCR and DNA sequencing.
  • Cloned and prepared adenoviral DNA constructs for gene-therapy expression studies
  • Executed and monitored DNA/RNA extractions and gel electrophoresis experiments.
  • Assisted with genotyping pig DNA, including lambda DNA preparation and purification.
  • Cloned various cDNA pig cytokine fragments from mRNA and performed automated and manual DNA sequencing.
  • Set up and ran Infinium II assay with Illumina HumanCNV370-Quad v3.0 SNP chips include 370,000 SNPs to run the DNA.

Show More

5. Rt-Pcr

high Demand
Here's how Rt-Pcr is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Project included culturing own cells, designing/carrying out experiment, analysis using staining and ImageJ, RT-PCR using own primer design
  • Assisted research lab staff with RT-PCR analysis and PCR analysis of gene expression in cultured cell lines.
  • Mentor: Dr. Alice Wright, Department of Biology o RT-PCR o DNA sequencing, DNA transformation
  • Maintained tissue culture; RNA/DNA isolation projects; cloning techniques; and RT-PCR.
  • Isolated RNA from cell populations and mouse tissue for SQ RT-PCR and Northern blot analysis.
  • Isolated total RNA, carried out RT-PCR, and amplified target with fluorescent probes.

Show More

Job type you want
Full Time
Part Time
Internship
Temporary

6. GEL Electrophoresis

high Demand
Here's how GEL Electrophoresis is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Performed PCR analysis and gel electrophoresis.
  • Performed gel electrophoresis, Elisa, and Western Blots on various samples.
  • Developed new protocols for various techniques such as PCR and gel electrophoresis.
  • Performed gel electrophoresis, RNA-nuclear protein extraction, operated PCR analyzer, and performed tri-color immunological staining.
  • Read experimental protocols and perform experiments following directions (including tissue collection, molecular biology, gel electrophoresis, etc.)
  • Extracted embryonic and neonatal mouse/chick tissue for isolation of DNA/RNA for mutation detection, enzyme digestion and gel electrophoresis experiments.

Show More

7. Protein

high Demand
Here's how Protein is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Performed enzymatic and protein assays.
  • Screen human body fluids for the presence of C-reactive proteins.
  • Cultured bacteria to express protein of interest Harvested bacteria cells and purified proteins
  • Cleaned lab glassware* Maintained chemical stock levels* Started research for optimizing protein purification* Created SDS Page gels for determining protein purity
  • Performed N-terminal sequencing analysis along with top-down and bottom-up experiments using protein standard (i.e BSA) for statistical analysis.
  • Synthesized presentation for a client company outlining procedure developed for the expression, purification, and characterization of a targeted protein.

Show More

8. Elisa

high Demand
Here's how Elisa is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Administered laboratory tests and experiments that included various assays, such as ELISA and specialized technologies.
  • Performed ELISA on human serum.
  • Used ELISA well-assay for estradiol determination.
  • Performed cholera toxin and typhoid toxin Elisa assays; dissected, injected and handled laboratory animals.
  • Completed Quantitative ELISA assays in a pharmaceutical production environment using manual and/or automated formats.
  • Performed ELISA diagnostics assays and assisted graduate student with greenhouse experimental setups

Show More

9. Anatomy

high Demand
Here's how Anatomy is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Assisted with preparation of laboratories for Cell and Molecular Biology and Anatomy and Physiology courses in the Biology laboratory.
  • Maintained labs used for practicals and dissections during college level Anatomy and Physiology and Biology and Microbiology classes.
  • Set up laboratory experiments for course in Human anatomy and physiology, including models and computer programs.
  • Prepared the Comparative Chordate Anatomy Laboratory; included set up of specimens, paperwork and electronic equipment.
  • Prepare teaching materials and experiments for professors in Human Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology and Chemistry.
  • Dispose of waste generated by the various introductory biology, anatomy, and microbiology instructional labs.

Show More

10. Physiology

high Demand
Here's how Physiology is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Performed laboratory research in flow cytometry and sperm physiology.
  • Developed strong oral communication and presentation skills by teaching human physiology material to students in a lecture setting and an individual setting
  • Facilitate and monitor exercise physiology laboratory, including setting up experiments, prepping and monitoring subjects.
  • Developed laboratory experiments and presentations for areas in Molecular Genetics, Cell Physiology, and Microbiology.
  • Subjected developing roots to optical imaging for computational analysis to investigate root system physiology and morphology.
  • Worked in Cell biology, microbiology, Genetics, Human Physiology and Organic chemistry laboratory.

Show More

11. Water Samples

high Demand
Here's how Water Samples is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Used coordinates to collect water samples and data monthly via boat using various techniques;.
  • Process & test soil and water samples for farmers.
  • Test water samples from dental offices.
  • Filter water samples of detritus before chemical analysis -Sift sediments for use in sediment toxicology -Analyze water samples for ammonia levels
  • Collected marine water samples and conducted molecular analyses using PCR-based assays to determine fecal contamination sources in those samples.
  • Performed analysis of water samples in a Wisconsin State certified and federally certified environmental testing lab.

Show More

12. Bacterial Identification

high Demand
Here's how Bacterial Identification is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Performed Gram stains and other differential tests on samples to facilitate bacterial identification.
  • Perform bacterial identification, sterilize microbiological wastes and biohazards.
  • Perform moisture analysis, titrations, viscosity, safety testing, coliform counts and bacterial identification.
  • Detected micro-organisms using Celsis methodology Performed Gram Stain, and bacterial identification Followed procedures in accordance to GMP as well as GLP

Show More

13. Data Entry

high Demand
Here's how Data Entry is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Perform data entry of critical data related to component production and movement of components into inventory locations and final disposition.
  • Accessioned blood samples and requisitions for relevant patient information and processed detailed data entry into the Laboratory Information System.
  • Registered patients with accurate data entry as well as performed insurance verification and collected co-pays and outstanding balances.
  • Conducted software usability experimental setup, data entry, study, and analysis for a mobile application
  • Screened for potential participants, administered cognitive verbal and written tests to geriatric participants; performed data entry.
  • Handled all documentation and data entry activities related with the laboratory operation.

Show More

14. RNA

average Demand
Here's how RNA is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Experience with the International Air Transport Association's regulations for domestic and international shipping of potentially infectious and diagnostic specimens.
  • Provided technical support and managerial skills in a US Government research facility working closely with international scientists.
  • Salt Lake City, Utah Co-authored a paper published in The Journal of Investigative Dermatology.
  • Participated in weekly presentations that discussed current and prospective experimental procedures recently published on relevant pertaining topics in credible scientific journals.
  • Worked with administration: forwarded requests and unresolved issues to the designated resource by communicating and coordinating with internal departments.
  • Co-author of scientific publications: Co-author of one international and two national scientific articles about the brain's signal acquisition and processing

Show More

15. Chemical Solutions

average Demand
Here's how Chemical Solutions is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Formulated chemical solutions, buffers, and pharmaceutical agents.
  • Prepared chemical solutions and reagents: sterilized, prepared and poured agar plates.
  • Cleaned and organized various laboratories -Assisted doctoral students in conducting research -Prepared various chemical solutions and equipment for experimental purposes EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE
  • Assisted faculty and staff with laboratory prep and setup, prepared chemical solutions, and maintained inventories including safety information.
  • Supervised and maintained laboratory, assisted students with laboratory techniques, prepared chemical solutions, assembled and organized chemical stockroom
  • Prepare chemical solutions for products or processes, following standardized formulas, or create experimental formulas.

Show More

16. Research Projects

average Demand
Here's how Research Projects is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Investigated and maintained multiple research projects.
  • Adapt and modify techniques and/or procedures to serve instructors for their classes or research projects.
  • Involved with in-house research projects for a DNA probe manufacturer.
  • Managed and conducted research projects designed by research scientists.
  • Assisted in laboratory research for several research projects including FDA regulated studies to gain FDA approval of animal pharmaceuticals.
  • Inspected animal behavior research papers and compiled a list of relevant research projects for the incoming animal physiology professor.

Show More

17. ISO

average Demand
Here's how ISO is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Isolated and identified preparation of specimens for examination.
  • Isolated, cultured and assayed tumor infiltrating lymphocytes.
  • Isolated and preserved cultures of bacteria in prescribed or developed media, controlling moisture, aeration, temperature, and nutrition.
  • Studied different protein structures on PDB and performed BLAST for different sequence comparison using NCBI.
  • Worked closely with my supervisor, co workers and lab instructors to meet our responsibilities.
  • Maintain compliance with regulatory and accreditation agencies: FDA, ISO, NASC and AABB.
  • Conducted Plate Counts, Isolation of microorganisms, identification microbes.
  • Notified my supervisor of lab items that needed ordering.
  • Use of isotopes 32P, 35S, 125I, 3H.
  • Designed and implemented an inventory system to freeze dry and catalog bacteriological field isolates.
  • Notified supervisor and/or other team members in a timely manner regarding any problems which may delay testing.
  • Prepared the isolation of DNA prior to run the Infinium II assay.
  • Up-scaled production growth and isolation of E. coli chromosomal DNA.
  • Conducted PFGE on Salmonella and E. coli isolates.
  • Follow procedures to Isolate DNA, DNA cloning, electrophoresis, immunoassays, spectroscopy, cell and tissue culture.
  • Monitored and maintained supply of anesthetic gases, including nitrous oxide tanks and liquid halothane/isoflurane.
  • Performed large multi-batch bacterial fermentations for the purpose of plasmid purification and isolation.

Show More

18. Powerpoint

average Demand
Here's how Powerpoint is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Helped developed innovative PowerPoint presentation to present to the Advisory Committee to market executive support programs to potential students.
  • Prepared PowerPoint presentations of quality chromosome spread images, used to determine variability in count and morphology.
  • Instructed students to use age-appropriate computer applications including keyboarding, Word, PowerPoint and internet research.
  • Company tours and instructional PowerPoint developer Accomplishments Achieved Radiation Activity Supervisor position and passed Department of Ecology Inspection.
  • Presented culmination of research to Principal Investigator and lab staff in a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Presented research findings clearly and concisely on PowerPoint for laboratory members

Show More

19. Data Collection

average Demand
Here's how Data Collection is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Managed the assignment of roles and responsibilities, performed data collection and analysis and presented results and a summary of findings.
  • Assisted in dissection, diagnosis, and data collection for American White Pelican Project (AWP).
  • Trained and educated fellow soldiers on data collection and data entry.
  • Assist PhD in data collection and analysis.
  • Collaborated with fellow lab technicians to ensure efficient data collection.Activities & Honors: Iowa State University Honors Program member.
  • Coordinated multiple tasks independently and communicated effectively with researchers and other assistants to help ensure expedient and reliable data collection.

Show More

20. Data Analysis

average Demand
Here's how Data Analysis is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Used Excel for data analysis and reporting.
  • Maintained tissue culture cell lines for biological testing Performed data analysis, collection, and interpretation
  • Performed data analysis and accurately calibrated laboratory equipment.
  • Conducted laboratory procedures which include protein analysis, proximate analysis, microbial detection, data collection and data analysis.
  • Invented three new analysis methods and improved research capabilities by designing new experiments and developing new systematic approaches for data analysis.
  • Participated in collaborating research projects including design and implementation of experiments, data analysis using statistical techniques and preparation of manuscripts.

Show More

21. Lims

average Demand
Here's how Lims is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Performed all computer operations to access data and generate worksheets and reports from the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
  • Prepared samples for plating and read back samples; recorded test results on standardized forms and entering to LIMS.
  • Understand MSDS, Laboratory information Management System (LIMS) to input data and retrieve sample information.
  • Received and logged samples in LIMS as well as compiled work batches, QC sheets and data reports.
  • Gained knowledge of MSDS, 5S organization, LIMS, SAP, and good laboratory practices.
  • Operated and managed DIEMS/LIMS systems for the facility test samples and water quality checks.

Show More

22. Hazardous Materials

average Demand
Here's how Hazardous Materials is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Maintained safety and protocol when working with hazardous materials.
  • Prepare standard chemical solutions and reagents and clean and sterilize glassware, equipment and supplies while safely handling hazardous materials.
  • Practiced lab safety, handle hazardous materials.
  • Cleaned and sterilized lab supplies and bio hazardous materials.

Show More

23. Lab Classes

average Demand
Here's how Lab Classes is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Operate, maintain, calibrate, and modify specialized equipment and automated systems used for lab classes.
  • Prepared products necessary for lab classes
  • Instructed and assisted lab classes in teaching of how to use various lab methods.
  • Assisted the supervisor in setting up and preparing appropriate materials for four science lab classes
  • Ensured daily laboratory readiness for lab classes Sterilized and set up laboratory materials for labs and prep.
  • Instructed lab classes Trained students on how to use laboratory equipment Constructed lesson plans Presented assignments Graded assignments

Show More

24. Hplc

average Demand
Here's how Hplc is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Assisted in HPLC methods with visiting fellow.
  • Specialized in HPLC analysis, rodent care and handling, and in-vivo microdialysis in the exploration of brain neurochemistry and neuropharmacology.
  • Performed and monitored quantitative analyses of lab data on HPLC for student-directed projects.
  • Perform dissolution and HPLC testing and evaluating formulations.
  • Test commodities for Carbohydrates using HPLC instrumentation.
  • Optimized HPLC conditions for efficient separation of materials.

Show More

25. Genetics

average Demand
Here's how Genetics is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Aided students independently with laboratory work regarding basic principles of evolution, genetics, ecology, and molecular and cellular biology.
  • Prepared materials necessary for Genetics and Cell Biology lecture and laboratory.
  • Assembled materials for Genetics, Microbiology, Physiology and Anatomy laboratories.
  • Prepared microbiology, genetics, and anatomy labs for undergraduate students.
  • Worked with Genetics and Molecular Biology group in researching retroviruses and cancer-causing agents
  • Assist in intro level genetics lab by signing students check sheets, answering questions, and grading quizzes.

Show More

26. Experimental Data

average Demand
Here's how Experimental Data is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Analyzed experimental data and interpreted results of findings.
  • Mentor, train and supervise graduate students in sample handling and preparation, instrumental analysis and interpretation of experimental data.
  • Maintain detailed records of experimental data, tabulates, statistically analyzes and summarizes data using personal computers and software packages.
  • Provide research support by preparing experiments and analyzing data; perform comparative analyses from former experimental data.
  • Participate in meetings with Principal Investigator and research staff to present experimental data and evaluate laboratory research.
  • Collected experimental data on efficiency and practicality of using the systems for production of multiple vegetable varieties.

Show More

27. Osha

low Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Implemented laboratory safety guidelines according to OSHA standards.
  • Maintained laboratory equipment, inventory and regulatory records to comply with OSHA and CLIA standards.
  • Performed daily inspection of facility and laboratory areas to ensure compliance with OSHA regulations.
  • Supported laboratory quality and safety initiatives, good laboratory practices, and maintain OSHA standards.
  • Maintained laboratory budget, OSHA/EPA laboratory compliance, property inventory, laboratory equipment management, reagent and equipment procurement.
  • Maintained a clean-safe environment by keeping specimens secured in laboratory following OSHA standards.

Show More

28. GLP

low Demand
Here's how GLP is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Performed a variety of biological testing under GMP and GLP standards.
  • Prepared solutions and supplies for biology laboratory sessions utilizing GLPs.
  • Managed Lab inventory and record keeping by following cGLPs guidelines.
  • Followed Standard Operating Procedures in a cGMP and GLP environment.
  • Supported daily laboratory operations during toxicity and bioconcentration studies in a cGLP laboratory.
  • Drafted Standard Operating Procedures, maintained records, calibrated equipment and implemented inventory system to achieve excellent GLP audit results.

Show More

29. Sample Collection

low Demand
Here's how Sample Collection is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Sample collection and testing for potency, particulates and microbes.
  • Maintained sentinel animals for routine blood sample collection.
  • Experience handling clinical specimens to include sample collection and/or processing and aliquoting.
  • Escorted participants to hospital facilities for biological sample collections and other Medical Visits.
  • Reduced time to achieve peak productivity by training new interns on safe and proper lab procedures and field sample collection.
  • Measured and analyzed crop growth over time for each species; supervised daily contractors in sample collection.

Show More

30. PH Meter

low Demand
Here's how PH Meter is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Operated and maintained basic laboratory equipment: pH meters, balances, centrifuges, incubators, and fluorescent microscopes.
  • Used GC, pH meters, moisture analyzers, Karl Fisher, conductivity and viscosity meters.
  • Conduct scheduled preventive maintenance and calibration of equipment (i.e., GC/MS, HPLC, GPC, pH meter).
  • Operated and maintain laboratory equipment including, incubators, air samplers, temperature recorders, conductivity, pH meter, balance.
  • Operate and perform routine calibration on laboratory equipment such as balances/scales, pipettes, pH meters, and incubators.
  • Used PH meter to identify acids and bases.

Show More

31. R

low Demand
Here's how R is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Analyze micro samples and conduct environmental monitoring and microbial testing to include air testing and equipment surface monitoring.
  • Led greenhouse, laboratory and field research determining habitat requirements of federally listed threatened and endangered species.
  • Participated in improvement projects for maintaining, improving, and achieving product acceptance through several laboratory devices.
  • General inventory and equipment maintenance, purchase card responsibilities and kept very organized receipts for ordering verification.
  • Use computers, computer-interfaced equipment, and robotics or high-technology industrial applications to perform work duties.
  • Maintained inventory in medical entomology laboratory for applied public health research of tick-borne diseases.
  • Performed inventories of lab chemicals, and maintenance and calibration of laboratory test equipment.
  • Develop, implement, analyze and revise targeted territory business plans for consistent improvement.
  • Followed established protocols regarding specimen identification, trapping procedures, and aseptic techniques.
  • Conducted experiments beforehand in order to set reference values to compare with students results
  • Networked with local professionals, overseas collaborators and scientists to further research mission.
  • Managed controlled substance records and completed quarterly inventory summary for controlled substances.
  • Audit documentation for completeness, accuracy and compliance with established standards.
  • Prepared chemicals and equipment for general as well as advanced laboratories.
  • Compiled and recorded research data for publications and presentations of findings.
  • Prepared invertebrate, vertebrate and angiosperm dissections and labeled evolutionary traits.
  • Measured toxicity levels and utilized protocols developed by the EPA.
  • Prepared laboratory results by placing all data into Microsoft Excel.
  • Collected and entered specimen related data into different data bases.
  • Ordered and maintained laboratory inventory for various research studies.

Show More

32. Animal Care

low Demand
Here's how Animal Care is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Operated laboratory equipment, including chemical reagents and provided animal care through feeding and cleaning.
  • Supervised laboratory operations and assisted with animal care and use policy implementation.
  • Observe and report problems involving animal care equipment and environmental support systems.
  • Acted as liaison between animal caretaker staff and laboratory research personnel.
  • Conducted animal care and experimental procedures for hundreds of animals daily, including primates.
  • Perform various research technician duties from animal care to analyzing data.

Show More

33. Test Cases

low Demand
Here's how Test Cases is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Performed tests and executed test cases against servers and configurations given general test requirements.
  • Create Processes and Procedures for Validation of Drivers, New Hire Guides and LAB Policies, including creating Test Cases.
  • Executed hundreds of formal verification test cases on infusion pumps.
  • Developed detailed test cases to address business requirements and maintain proper traceability matrix for test coverage.
  • Ensured network's security by implementing ACLs and NAT that conformed to multiple test cases.

Show More

34. BIO

low Demand
Here's how BIO is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Perform molecular and microbiological diagnostic testing on animal clinical samples for foreign animal diseases; domestic and reference lab capacity building.
  • Conducted experiments used to identify various gene expression, antibiotic resistance and protein activity during stress in various species of microorganisms.
  • Managed university research laboratory, performed cellular and biochemical experiments and acted as the primary researcher's hands in the lab
  • Used laboratory and biotechnology techniques to execute sex-specific embryo collection, transfer and freezing in efficient, timely manner.
  • Organized and maintained chemical and biological inventory databases which resulted in quick retrieval of substance needed for experimentation.
  • Prepared necessary solutions and laboratory glassware set-ups for various biology, biochemistry, and microbiology courses.
  • Maintained bacterial cultures, prepared media and set up for microbiology labs Supervised work study students
  • Shared responsibility of maintaining Biology Department's field vehicles in accordance with proper maintenance schedule.
  • Developed, confirmed, and modified Standard Operating Procedures used in execution of microbiological assays.
  • Prepared bacteria cultures for biology laboratory classes with intensive use of laboratory skills.
  • Managed the molecular biology lab and oversaw the upkeep of laboratory equipment.
  • Assist biology professors and laboratory technicians with experiments and researches.
  • Prepared all solutions and reagents related to the microbiology laboratories.
  • Schedule and run analysis, equipment calibrations and biochemical assays.
  • Provided out-of-classroom educational support to students in various biology courses.
  • Trained Biology Interns to proficiency in the aforementioned responsibilities.
  • Provided service to students regarding instruction of biological concepts.
  • Implemented a computer system for biological testing and reporting.
  • Evaluate data through integrated Bio-Teck imaging and detection systems.
  • Handled and disposed of hazardous biological/chemical materials correctly.

Show More

35. Biological Samples

low Demand
Here's how Biological Samples is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Prepared biological samples for researchers and visiting scientists.
  • Collected and processed biological samples including manure, urine and soil.
  • Performed lipid assays on biological samples from animal models and humans to support a program investigating the etiology of cholesterol gallstones
  • Prepared and administered experimental dose formulations to rodent, canine, and primate laboratory animals; collected biological samples.
  • Perform real-time multiplex qualitative and quantitative PCR assays on biological samples to detect and quantify infectious agents.
  • Administer medications and subsequently collect and process biological samples while adhering to protocol and regulatory requirements.

Show More

36. GMP

low Demand
Here's how GMP is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Completed necessary documentation according to regulatory standards and policies (GMP)
  • Conducted routine environmental monitoring within the laboratory and other GMP areas.
  • Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP's, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained.
  • Worked according to SOP and GMP standards to ensure lab cleanliness, safety, and results accuracy.
  • Performed shelf life studies, GMP audits, tanker, and equipment inspections.
  • Maintained area and equipment in accordance with GMP standards and in good working order.

Show More

37. QC

low Demand
Here's how QC is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Aided supervisors in reporting weekly/monthly/quarterly QA/QC validation reports, as well as monthly expenditure reports for presentation to hospital administration.
  • Maintained majority of QC and documentation records.
  • Prepared Specimens for testing including daily maintenance/QC.
  • Maintained and QC checked laboratory equipment.
  • Evaluated new procedures utilizing QC/QA methodologies.
  • Review of results, QC, and standard curve to determine whether to pass or fail a run after testing.

Show More

38. Usda

low Demand
Here's how Usda is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Sanitized, sterilized and prepped equipment to USDA/AALAC/Federal standards for use in scientific experiments in a high volume research laboratory.
  • Performed curatorial and database duties under supervision of USDA entomologists at the Smithsonian Institution.
  • Developed, designed, and contributed to the USDA Pathogen Modeling Information Portal and Combase Database.
  • Perform environmental monitoring for EU and USDA compliance Read microbial counts Perform aseptic laboratory procedures Assess laboratory inventory Assist with media preparation
  • Performed USDA Testing for customers.

Show More

39. SOP

low Demand
Here's how SOP is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Created and developed an SOP's utilized by entire company.
  • Maintained Standard Operation Procedures (SOP) protocols.
  • Follow guidelines, protocols, SOP s. Maintain records, compile data & order necessary animals & supplies as required.
  • Prepare solutions/media/reagents for use throughout the center in accordance with protocols and SOPs.
  • Adhered to SOPs established for the packaging and disposal of medical pathological waste.
  • Maintained cultures of several species of Drosophila through regular creation and inoculation of standard Drosophila culture media.

Show More

40. Laboratory Specimens

low Demand
Here's how Laboratory Specimens is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Prepare laboratory specimens for designated departments/locations prior to laboratory analysis and testing and routes specimens by type to various staging areas.
  • Collect laboratory specimens while following department policies/procedures for specimen collection, including but not limited to universal standard precautions.
  • Perform positive patient identification and the collection of various laboratory specimens on inpatients and outpatients, as needed.
  • Received, centrifuged, and labeled inpatient and outpatient medical laboratory specimens - Trained new employees
  • Prepared laboratory specimens for designated departments and locations prior to laboratory analysis and testing.
  • Handle and process laboratory specimens, adhering to laboratory procedures to ensure specimen integrity.

Show More

41. Ensure Safety

low Demand
Here's how Ensure Safety is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Assisted and maintained organization of daily laboratory activities to ensure safety.

Show More

42. Msds

low Demand
Here's how Msds is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Updated all chemical inventories and MSDS databases.
  • Followed laboratory safety protocols and understood all MSDS chemical information.
  • Redeveloped and organized MSDS catalog including adding chemicals.
  • Maintain laboratory supplies according MSDS procedures.
  • Maintained records of chemicals, equipment and MSDS documentation.
  • Created training videos for various lab related tasks such as repairing microscopes, maintaining proper safety, updating and using MSDS.

Show More

43. CDC

low Demand
Here's how CDC is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Maintain a CDC\Homeland security clearance.
  • Presented findings of research within CDC and at national meetings and/or participates in international training programs.

Show More

44. LAL

low Demand
Here's how LAL is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Collected WFI from manufacturing areas for microbial and LAL testing.
  • Participated in validating kinetic LAL method.
  • Assay and report results of sample preparation for finished product for LAL testing.
  • Performed Sterility testing and Endotoxin (LAL) testing and Environmental monitoring.
  • Perform LAL/ Endotoxin testing Perform microbiological testing, generates scientific data.
  • Worked on using 7 standard turbidmetric aseptic method for LAL endotoxin testing.

Show More

45. Stock Solutions

low Demand
Here's how Stock Solutions is used in Biology Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Maintained stock solutions in lab.
  • Inventoried stock solutions and materials.
  • Utilized sills in conversion of stock solutions into working solutions, maintained laboratory hardware including all glassware and utensils.
  • Cleaned glassware and prepared stock solutions and chemicals for undergraduate general chemistry and quantitative analysis laboratories
  • Prepared brine shrimp to feed experimental animals and prepared stock solutions for laboratory use.
  • Prepared stock solutions for professors and organized organic and inorganic compound storage areas.

Show More

20 Most Common Skill for a Biology Laboratory Technician

Lab Equipment36.7%
Biology12.8%
Cell Culture12%
DNA6.7%
Rt-Pcr4.8%
GEL Electrophoresis3.2%
Protein3.1%
Elisa2.3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Biology Laboratory Technician

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Lab Equipment
Lab Equipment
31.2%
31.2%
2
2
Biology
Biology
10.9%
10.9%
3
3
Cell Culture
Cell Culture
10.2%
10.2%
4
4
DNA
DNA
5.7%
5.7%
5
5
Rt-Pcr
Rt-Pcr
4.1%
4.1%
6
6
GEL Electrophoresis
GEL Electrophoresis
2.7%
2.7%
7
7
Protein
Protein
2.6%
2.6%
8
8
Elisa
Elisa
2%
2%
9
9
Anatomy
Anatomy
1.7%
1.7%
10
10
Physiology
Physiology
1.6%
1.6%
11
11
Water Samples
Water Samples
1.6%
1.6%
12
12
Bacterial Identification
Bacterial Identification
1.5%
1.5%
13
13
Data Entry
Data Entry
1.5%
1.5%
14
14
RNA
RNA
1.2%
1.2%
15
15
Chemical Solutions
Chemical Solutions
1.2%
1.2%
16
16
Research Projects
Research Projects
1.1%
1.1%
17
17
ISO
ISO
1.1%
1.1%
18
18
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
1.1%
1.1%
19
19
Data Collection
Data Collection
1.1%
1.1%
20
20
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
0.9%
0.9%
21
21
Lims
Lims
0.9%
0.9%
22
22
Hazardous Materials
Hazardous Materials
0.8%
0.8%
23
23
Lab Classes
Lab Classes
0.8%
0.8%
24
24
Hplc
Hplc
0.7%
0.7%
25
25
Genetics
Genetics
0.7%
0.7%
26
26
Experimental Data
Experimental Data
0.7%
0.7%
27
27
Osha
Osha
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
GLP
GLP
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
Sample Collection
Sample Collection
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
PH Meter
PH Meter
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
R
R
0.6%
0.6%
32
32
Animal Care
Animal Care
0.6%
0.6%
33
33
Test Cases
Test Cases
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
BIO
BIO
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Biological Samples
Biological Samples
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
GMP
GMP
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
QC
QC
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
Usda
Usda
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
SOP
SOP
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Laboratory Specimens
Laboratory Specimens
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Ensure Safety
Ensure Safety
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Msds
Msds
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
CDC
CDC
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
LAL
LAL
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
Stock Solutions
Stock Solutions
0.4%
0.4%

16,965 Biology Laboratory Technician Jobs

Where do you want to work?