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The Cellular Processing Facility is responsible for assisting in the preparation of all modified cell products that are given to patients who participate in Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center protocols. A Production Associate is needed for clinical work to be done in a cleanroom environment (requiring special gowning and work procedures) and pre-clinical development.
Duties may include, but are not limited to, processing human blood and tissue; establishing and maintaining cell cultures; cryopreservation, performing assays; compiling and analyzing data; preparing data summaries, charts, and graphs; operating analytical instruments; and documentation of all procedures. A working knowledge of the following is highly preferred but not required: