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Microomics is hiring!

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Experimental Laboratory assistant/Laboratory manager

An experimental laboratory assistant is available at the Microomics (www.microomics.eu) premises in Barcelona, Spain. Microomics Biotech spin-off of the CRG (Centre for Genomic Regulation) and ICREA (Catalan Institution for Research and Advaced Studies) specialized in microbiome analysis, being the fist biotech in the national territory that focuses on metagenomics solutions. We are currently  part of the Barcelona Biomedicine Research Park (PRBB), a vibrant research environment in Barcelona). Our business strengths rely on high technical expertise and top-notch research facilities, combined with attractive strategic partnerships and academic collaborations. We transform metagenomic data into knowledge contributing to society through sustainable growth and improved health and wellbeing.

Job description:

The individual in this position will play a transversal role, providing assistance to several ongoing projects and centralizing the management of the experimental lab of the company. The person will be responsible for the reception and management of samples, and will perform experimental procedures such as DNA extraction, quality control, sequencing library preparation, etc. In addition he/she will be involved in Research and Development projects within the company and will assist in other related task such as providing technical or scientific feedback to customers, participating in meetings, writing reports, and other administrative duties. The person in this position will integrate and collaborate with other members of the company and will directly report to the CEO, COO, and CSO.

Requirements:

We are looking for a candidate with a strong background in Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, or related disciplines, with a Master degree or Doctorate in the area, and with proven experience of at least 2 years in a molecular biology or microbiology laboratory. Additional skills that will be considered positively, include good level of spoken and written English as well as statistical and bioinformatics skills.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. The person will be fully integrated in an inter-disciplinary team. The company is currently expanding and will provide excellent opportunities for further professional development by being trained in diverse skills and contributing to ongoing research projects.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter, CV, and the names of 2 references to  the COO/CSO webmail address pedro.gonzalez@microomics.eu  toni.gabaldon@microomics.eu

Yours sincerely,

Pedro González Torres (CEO, COO)

Toni Gabaldón (CSO)

Microomics reaches the age of one year!

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We are very happy to share with you our first anniversary. In October 2017 Microomics registered as a spin-off company of the CRG and ICREA. This was an important milestone after more than one year of incubating the idea and developing the project and business plan. Microomics was born with the mission of bringing advanced innovative solutions in the field of the analysis of microbial communities and their roles. Since then, we have expanded our portfolio of services and customers to several sectors including Biomedicine, Agriculture, and Industry. In every project we strive to be the best partner, contributing to all project phases, from design to interpretations of results, going through processing of samples, sequencing and computational and statistical analyses.  We are facing our second year with the highest enthusiasm as our perspective is to further expand and engage in new interesting projects.

 

To celebrate this important date, we would like to offer you a 10% discount for all new projects, from 16S Bacterial Metagenomics or ITS Fungal Metagenomics, contracted before the end of 2018. Please mention the following promotion code when making your order: MICRO001X.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Pedro González-

Torres (CEO, COO)

 

Toni Gabaldón (CSO)

Microomics participates in the LV Poultry Scientific Symposium at Madrid (WPSA)

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Microomics was present, al the LV Poultry Scientific Symposium at Madrid. Spain. (3-4 Octubre 2018). Pedro González-Torres (CEO, CSO) presented a talk entitled  “Metagenomics approaches and their application for the identification of biomarkers of biotechnological interest in the poultry sector”, and we took the chance of meeting several of our partners. Animal production is one of the sectors that is already benefiting from the last developments in the field of metagenomics.

Microomics participates in the LV Poultry Scientific Symposium at Madrid (WPSA)

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Microomics was present, al the LV Poultry Scientific Symposium at Madrid. Spain. (3-4 Octubre 2018). Pedro González-Torres (CEO, CSO) presented a talk entitled  “Metagenomics approaches and their application for the identification of biomarkers of biotechnological interest in the poultry sector”, and we took the chance of meeting several of our partners. Animal production is one of the sectors that is already benefiting from the last developments in the field of metagenomics.

Microomics receives the “Impulse” award of the Alicante Science Research Park

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With the aim of providing visibility to innovation, technology transfer, and entrepreneurship,the University of Alicante and the Alicante Scientific Parc Foundation (FPCA) award every year the Impulse award. In this 2018 edition Microomics was chosen as the winner of the B modality, which recognizes entrepreneurship initiatives from current students or alumni of the University of Alicante.

This is the second award received by Microomics, after the Science2Bussiness challenge in 2017, and the first one we receive after our incorporation. We thank Alicante Science Research Park and  University of Alicante for this recognition.