Genotyping Analyst I

Ashrita​ has been working as an intern at Genotox Laboratories. We asked Ashrita some questions about her work and her training.

What biotechnology program did you attend?
Austin Community College

What degree/certificate are you working towards? 

What do you do for your job?
Measure an individual's capacity to metabolize drugs.

What are some techniques that you commonly use?

  • DNA extraction
  • PCR
  • DNA Sequencing
  • Agarose gel electrophoresis

Please describe what you do in an average day
Receive samples, follow the protocols and obtain data.
Analyze and send reports back

What advice would you give someone who is interested in a biotech career?
There are lots of choices in this field and it will help to build my career.

Is there anything you'd like to add?
ACC is a great place to be for the Biotech programs.

  • Loading samples for Agarose Gel electrophoresis
  • Setting up PCR reactions for Genotype Analysis
  • Reviewing agarose gel results