Axle Informatics


Job Locations US-MD-Bethesda
Posted Date 2 months ago(3/20/2024 7:35 AM)
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Axle Informatics is a bioscience and information technology company that offers advancements in translational research, biomedical informatics, and data science applications to research centers and healthcare organizations around the globe. With experts in biomedical science, software engineering, and program management, we focus on developing and applying research tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate research discoveries. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Axle is seeking a highly ambitious, adaptable, structured, and detail-oriented Biologist   to join our vibrant team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Vaccine Research Center (VRC), Pandemic Repository through Microbial and Immune Surveillance and Epidemiology (PREMISE).



  • Perform a wide range of cell biology techniques including cell culture, cloning, binding, and cell-based assays using high-throughput modalities and flow cytometry.

  • Perform a wide range of molecular biology techniques including qPCR, DNA/RNA analysis,
  • DNA/RNA isolation and purification, next generation (Illumina) sequencing, transfection, and gene cloning.
  • Conduct research including planning and conducting experiments and data analysis.
  • Integrate research findings into existing bioinformatics workflows.
  • Develop, troubleshoot, and adjust scientific methodology to correct problems and deficiencies in a research project or experiment.
  • Maintain accurate, daily records of experiments.
  • Organize daily workload based on priorities, rotation schedule and needs of the laboratory.
  • Use a wide variety of laboratory information systems, statistical methods, and computer programs to collect, organize, and analyze data for reporting of verified results.
  • Independently analyze and discuss the interpretation, reliability, and validity of test data.
  • Communicate and consult effectively with PREMISE and laboratory staff.

Experience Required / Requirements
  • Master’s degree in molecular biology and/or cell biology or related field is required.
  • Minimum of two (2) or more years of laboratory experience in a research or industry setting is required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft work, PowerPoint, Prism and Excel at a minimum.
  • Familiarity with GLP or GMP and GCLP.
  • Ability to follow standard testing methods.
  • Flow cytometry experience desired.
  • Experience with automatic liquid handlers.

  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision premium coverage for Employees
  • Paid Time Off (Including Holidays)
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • 401K Match
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)


The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment-based age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.
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Disclaimer: The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual’s assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.


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