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MRC Holland has been paving the way to copy number confidence for over a decade. As the inventors and manufacturers of MLPA, we supply the world with simple solutions to genetic inquiries.

As a successful, growing biotechnology company located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we offer a young, dynamic, and multi-national working environment. If you are passionate about providing the world with simple and affordable solutions to detect genetic aberrations, and enjoy a vibrant, family-friendly work environment: come join our team!

Read what our employees have to say about MRC Holland.

Bioinformatics Scientist

As a bioinformatics scientist you have an expertise in bioinformatics and an understanding of the cancer genome to identify cancer driver aberrations and to associate those genetic events with a diagnostic value. You develop new data analysis strategies for tumour analysis with MLPA. You are also involved in designing and testing MLPA products, so that they meet our quality standards. MRC-Holland offers a young and dynamic working environment with good connections to labs worldwide. An opportunity to play a role in products that make a difference in a patient's life.


  • Providing scientific expertise in bioinformatics.
  • Developing new data analysis strategies for tumour analysis.
  • Designing and validating new MLPA products in collaboration with external research institutes.
  • Actively participating in various research projects towards improvement of the MLPA technology.
  • Translating scientific knowledge into new MLPA based methods.
  • Performing MLPA quality tests and data analysis.


  • PhD or MSc degree in Bioinformatics, computer science computational biology, biostatistics or similar.


  • Affinity with molecular biology, genetics, bioinformatics and working in a commercial setting.
  • Experience with data analysis of Next Generation sequencing experiments is highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of C#, SQL, Visual Basic is preferred.
  • Fluency in English in both writing and speaking. Knowledge of Dutch is preferred.
  • Characteristics: Creative, analytical and organised. Able to work independently as well as part of the team.

What do we have to offer?

MRC Holland is a medium sized, flexible organization with colleagues from different cultural backgrounds, where working independently and professionalism are important values.

In addition, we have excellent working conditions. At MRC Holland, besides 28 vacation days a year, we are closed between Christmas and New Year's Day. We have an excellent pension plan and collective health insurance, with a partial reimbursement from MRC Holland. Finally, we offer a reimbursement of (max.) €25 a month for your sports subscription, and you can participate in weekly in-house yoga class or Dutch lessons.


Please send your motivation letter and curriculum vitae to The same email address can be used for any questions.

Only applicants who are currently residing in the Netherlands and possess a valid working permit will be considered. For more information on our company and products, visit


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