In the year 1998, the firm was a business unit of Applera. From there it grew up to be an independent company in the year 2008. Three years hence, the company was finally acquired by Quest Diagnostics in 2011.
It is a member of NASDAQ and is traded under the name of CRA.
Popular biotech products
Celera Corporation develops products for treatment of infectious diseases such as HIV. One of its popular products in this regard is the ViroSeq HIV-1 genotyping system that is meant for detecting HIV genomic mutations. This product has also been proved to be useful for managing patients with HIV-1 in whom the drug therapies have failed to show the desired effect.
The next most effective product is a diagnostic device developed for diagnosing the genotyping assay in cystic fibrosis. This device is named as the cystic fibrosis genotyping assay. This innovative device can also be used as a new born screening tool, career screening in adults of reproductive age group and as a confirmatory diagnostic tool in children and newborns.
The AlleSEQR HLA PCR/sequencing kits and AlleSEQR Heterozygous Ambiguity Resolution Primers are developed to provide high resolution identification of human alleles.
The Celera Corporation is constantly making new discoveries in the area of both diagnostic tools as well as pharmaceutical products. The firm carries out deep studies in several disease areas such as coronary heart disease, thrombosis, lung disease, liver diseases, CNS, breast cancer, stroke and autoimmune disorders.
Recent company takeovers
Celera Corporation is ever ready to partner with several other firms for expanding their business which would in a way also help widen their areas of research. The company invites those firms that wish to partner for a long term relationship and also those who are interested in great scientific research and positive patient outcomes. Interested firms can contact them at Alliancemanagement@Celera.com for a prosperous and long term future with Celera Corporation.
The work culture at Celera Corporation is vibrant and offers very positive environs for its employees. The company is a powerhouse of passionate individuals who can go to any extent to deliver the best diagnostic tools and pharmaceutical products to the world. Not just this, the company also rewards its employees for their excellent performance at work both financially as well as securing their future through several beneficial packages.
Celera Corporation has joined hands with Abbott laboratories for marketing Celera’s CE – marked KIF6 diagnostic test kit. This diagnostic test kit will detect the genetic marker that is associated with individuals who are at a risk of falling prey to coronary heart diseases.
Celera Corporation has signed a license agreement with the University of California and has given rights to conduct in – house test for the KIF6 gene test kit in their laboratories. It would be the first time that such a test will be performed outside the Corporation.
Recent job openings
Celera Corporation is always on the lookout for individuals who with their research skills can take the company to new avenues. Job openings are available and individuals need to apply for the specific job based on their experience and educational qualifications. A job id has been provided against all the jobs and the individuals need to apply accordingly. Below is a list of recent job openings.
Job title | Location
Rep, Phlebotomy Services - position in client office in Goldsboro | 1006a W H Smith Blvd
Analyst, Workforce - NOC- Tampa, FL | 4225 E Fowler Avenue
Rep, Client Service I - Lenexa, KS | 10101 Renner Blvd
Rep Phlebotomy Service - CA | 15 Altarinda Rd
Route Service Rep - Gainesville, FL - M-F 11am-7:30pm (2nd shift) | 825 NorthWest 23rd Ave.
Technician, Medical II - in client office position located at our Cary facility | 201 Commonwealth Ct
Rep, Phlebotomy Service - in client office position located in Columbia area | 3010 Farrow Road
Group Lead, Phlebotomy Service | 14050 Town Loop Blvd
Floater, Phlebotomy Service - covers the Winston-Salem Patient Services territory | 3726 Vest Mill Road
Rep, Phlebotomy Services - in client office position located in the Cumming area | Multiple Locations
Rep, Phlebotomy Svcs - Part-Time 25 hours/week - Winter Springs, FL | 1132 E. State Road 434
Analyst, Workforce - NOC - Lenexa, KS | 10101 Renner Blvd
Rep, Phlebotomy Services | 750 W Plymouth Ave
Rep, Phlebotomy Services (30 hr position) | 4509-009 St. Johns Avenue
Rep, Route Service - Miramar, FL - 2nd shift - Mon-Sat | 10200 Commerce Parkway
Rep, Phlebotomy Service - in client office position located in St Simmons area | 6555 Abercorn St
Mgr, Reporting Administration & Development - Collegeville, PA | Collegeville Main
Senior Database Administrator | MedPlus REMOTE - Nationwide
Hospital Account Executive - Washington, DC | 1901 Sulphur Spring Road
Oncology Account Manager - Orlando, FL | 541 E.Horatio Ave
Accounting Intern - MedPlus | 4690 Parkway Drive
Senior Database Administrator | MedPlus REMOTE - Nationwide
Rep, Phlebotomy Services II, West Mifflin PA area, MTh 4a-12:30p, T,W,F 6a-12:30p, plus rota Sat | 1907 Lebanon Church Road
Rep, Phlebotomy Svcs I - CA | 1600 Creekside Drive
Technician, Specimen I, Night Shift 8:30pm -5am, M-F - 40hrs/week | 875 Greentree Rd
Rep, Phlebotomy Services II, Tonawanda NY area, F/T 38hrs/wk, M-F 7:00a-2:30p, plus rot Sat 7a-12p | 2173 Sheridan Dr
Rep, Phlebotomy Services - Norman, OK | 950 N. Porter
Clinical Lab Supv - Hematology (nights) - Miramar, FL | 10200 Commerce Parkway
Rep, Route Service I - TEMPORARY (Teterboro, NJ) | One Malcolm Ave
Rep, Phlebotomy Svcs I - CA | 450 Kings County Dr
Floater, Phlebotomy Svcs - CA | 919 N Blackstone St
Rep, Phlebotomy Svcs II - (P/T), Norton OH area, 20hrs/wk, M-F(9a-1p) | 2451 Edison Blvd
Rep, Phlebotomy Svcs I - CA | 919 N Blackstone St
Asst, Pre-Analytical I, NIGHTS - M-F 10pm-6:30am, plus rotating Saturdays | 875 Greentree Rd
Route Service Rep - Part-Time 25 hrs/wk - M-F 10am-3pm | 592 Ellis Rd.
Rep, Cust Svce - 9am-6pm Tampa | 3011 University Center Drive