TYPE DE CONTRAT : CDI - temps plein
The Laboratoire national de santé (Luxembourg public institution) is recruiting an experienced Biologist cytogenetics (m / f) Ref 21600 for a full time (40 h / week) role and a permanent contract at the National Center of Genetics in Cytogenetics About LNS
The Laboratoire national de santé (LNS) is a public institution under the supervision of the Ministry of Health in Luxembourg.
LNS is organized as a multidisciplinary institute and supported by a professional services team, the LNS includes four scientific departments in the fields of medical biology, microbiology, forensic medicine, and health protection, in addition to hosting the National Center of Pathology and the National Center of Genetics.
The LNS is based at Dudelange, with state of the art, modern infrastructure in line with recent developments in medical sciences.
Its objective is to develop scientific and analytical expertise related to the prevention, diagnosis, and monitoring of human diseases.
Its ultimate mission is to serve patients and citizens and offer excellence in health care.
The National Center of Genetics (NCG), at the Laboratoire National de Santé, is responsible for human genetic care in Luxembourg.
One of the goals of the NCG is to build up genomic medicine and precision oncology, using a state of the art sequencing facility, and to provide high-level health care to the Luxembourgish population.
The NCG is a major stakeholder of two national public health programs : the Plan National Maladie Rare and the Plan National Cancer.
The Cytogenetics team is involved in prenatal diagnosis of chromosomal anomalies and responsible for cytogenetics analysis on prenatal samples with several techniques (CGH-array, FISH, QF-PCR, Karyotyping) as in postnatal context to diagnose developmental disorders, fertility problems (Karyotyping, CFTR, microdeletion of Y).
One of the main parts of our activities is prenatal screening of chromosomal anomalies through NIPT using a the full-automated Veriseq V2 solution.
We are also working in close collaboration with the medical biochemistry unit in respect of the neonatal screening of cystic fibrosis.