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Co-Op Student Research Associate, Cancer Immunology

Company: Revolution Medicines, Inc.
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Revolution Medicines is a clinical-stage precision oncology company focused on developing novel targeted therapies to inhibit high-value frontier targets in RAS-addicted cancers. The company's R&D pipeline comprises preclinical and clinical stage RAS(ON) Inhibitors designed to suppress diverse oncogenic variants of RAS proteins, and RAS Companion Inhibitors for use in combination treatment strategies. As a new Co-op student member of the Revolution Medicines team, you will join other outstanding scientists in a tireless commitment to patients with cancers harboring mutations in the RAS signaling pathway.

The Opportunity:

As a member of the Cancer Immunology team within the Biology Department, you will:

* Contribute to cutting-edge discovery research with unique RAS pathway inhibitors.


* Conduct experiments to assess how the tumor microenvironment (TME) is altered immunologically with RAS(ON) Inhibitors, including:
* Understanding how IO (Immuno-Oncology) agents synergize with RAS(on) compounds in the TME in pre-clinical studies.


* Hypothesis-driven studies of IO mechanism of action in vitro.


* Demonstrated experience in executing and interpreting data from lab experiments.




* Analyze experimental data and present results at internal meetings.


* As a member of RVMD Research team, you will have the opportunity to collaborate extensively with biologists, chemists, pharmacologists, and data scientists to generate novel insights into key drivers of RAS-addicted cancers.



Required Experience, Skills, and Education:

* Current biosciences, bioengineering, or biochemistry undergraduate or graduate student.


* Completed general coursework in organic chemistry, biology, and biochemistry/molecular/cell biology.


* Prior laboratory experience in a relevant research area would be an advantage. For example:
* Laboratory experience with cellular immunology techniques (e.g., flow cytometry, cell culture, immune-phenotyping, ELISpot, multiplex cytokines, etc.).


* Hands-on experience with molecular and cell biology techniques.


* Background in cancer biology and immunology.


* Demonstrated experience in executing and interpreting data from lab experiments.


* Bioinformatic/statistical tools such as R would be highly advantageous.




* Detail-oriented with excellent record-keeping and organizational skills.


* Enthusiasm for learning new techniques and applying them to benefit cancer patients.



Revolution Medicines currently requires that all personnel and visitors to its offices be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This role will require that the employee meet with company employees and work from the company's offices. Given that these essential functions of the role must be performed on-site, this position requires full COVID-19 vaccination, subject to applicable law.

The expected salary range for this role is $26.00 to $28.00 per hour. An individual's position within the range may be influenced by multiple factors, including skills and experience in role, overall performance, individual impact and contributions, tenure, and market dynamics.

Revolution Medicines is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital status, medical condition and veteran status.

Revolution Medicines takes protection and security of personal data very seriously and respects your right to privacy while using our website and when contacting us by email or phone. We will only collect, process and use any personal data that you provide to us in accordance with our CCPA Notice and Privacy Policy. For additional information, please contact privacy@revmed.com.

Keywords: Revolution Medicines, Inc., Redwood City , Co-Op Student Research Associate, Cancer Immunology, Healthcare , Redwood City, California

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