Careers Column – An Interview with Keith Mewis (AbCellera Biologics)

2018-12-14T00:00:00-08:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Newsletter, Trainee Steering Committee|Tags: , , , , |

Name: Keith Mewis Job title: Scientist, Robotics and Automation Company: AbCellera Biologics Describe a typical day in your position? What are some of your day-to-day activities? Our workflow is very high-throughput, so most of our molecular biology reactions are set up massively in parallel in 96W, 384W or 1536W plates. I'm in charge of the automation and labware robotics for the Molecular Biology team, so my day-to-day activities usually involve a combination of programming and testing new protocols on the robots, as well as using the robots for production of antibodies. I'm also responsible for training my colleagues to use the [...]