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Sample cover letter for Full Time position at ATCC


Senior Biologist

Dear Human Resource professional,

ATCC is a prestigious organization performing a distinct and important role in the advancement of biological research and I am keen to become a part of ATCC and contribute to the mission of this organization. My specialization is in the field of Cell and Molecular Biology and I have 8 years of research experience as part of my Ph.D. and Research Fellow training.

  • Experienced in aseptic techniques, yeast and mammalian cell culture, transfection, gene knockdown using shRNA and siRNA, generation of retrovirus/lentivirus particles, virus transduction, live cell imaging and immunofluorescence.
  • Well versed with molecular biology techniques like isolation of DNA and RNA, Cloning, Primer design, PCR, Site directed mutagenesis, DNA and protein electrophoresis and Western blot.
  • Comfortable working with rodents. Have undergone training in Responsible care and use of laboratory animals (RCULAC) and Aseptic surgery.
  • Hard working and motivated, capable of working independently and in a team environment as reflected by my manuscript publications, many of which were co-authored with fellow researchers.

In view of my above mentioned experience, I sincerely feel that I will be a valuable asset for your organization. I am also a fast and motivated learner and so I am confident of picking up additional skills necessary to complement your research program.

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