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Research Associate/ Sr. Research Associate, Preclinical

Company: Synthego Corporation
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Synthego is seeking an experienced, collaborative and highly motivated RA to join the Pre-clinical team. RA, Preclinical will be trained and provide support to scientists to advance a defined project from conception to proof-of-concept in vitro. The successful candidate will have experience with primary cell isolation and culture to support cross-team projects. What You'll Do:

  • Primary cell isolation and expansion.
  • Perform CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing on primary cells and/or established cell lines.
  • Test conditions and optimize engineered cell assays protocols.--
  • Flow cytometry analysis to phenotype engineered primary cells.
  • Assist scientists in experimental processing.
  • Support mechanical and software engineers to test automated cell engineering platform About You:
    • BS or MS in cell biology, immunology, biotechnology or related discipline, 0-2 years experiences in academia or industry setting, with strong motivation.--
    • Experience in cell culture, especially in primary cell culture techniques is prefered.
    • Experience with primary cell isolation (HSC, T cell, B cell, monocytes, etc) and genome editing techniques is a plus.
    • Ability to organize and prepare reagents to support internal and external cross-team projects.
    • Ability to plan and execute protocols and project tasks independently.
    • Previous experience with immune-based in vitro assays, multicolor flow cytometry, cell based assays, ELISA, common molecular techniques, and data analysis is a plus.
    • Proficiency with standard data analytical software (FlowJo, Prism, Excel, et al).
    • Detail-oriented, organized, ability to implement protocols and keep good notes in a lab notebook is a must.
    • Ability to present and communicate project updates at team meetings.
    • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment, with a "Can do" and "Do now" attitude.
    • Demonstrated ability to perform as a team player. Company Perks & Benefits:
      • Generous equity at a rapid growth company
      • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
      • 401k Plan
      • Free catered lunches and dinners with fully stocked kitchen & snacks
      • Onsite Gym
      • Daily Shuttle bus to & from San Francisco
      • Paid parental leave
      • Flexible paid time off
      • Learning and Development resources-- About Us Synthego is a genome engineering company that enables the acceleration of life science research and development in the pursuit of improved human health. The company leverages machine learning, automation, and gene editing to build platforms for science at scale. With its foundations in engineering disciplines, the company's platforms vertically integrate proprietary hardware, software, bioinformatics, chemistries, and molecular biology to advance basic research, target validation, and clinical trials. By providing both commercial and academic researchers and therapeutic developers with unprecedented access to cutting-edge genome engineering, Synthego is at the forefront of innovation, accelerating the development of truly engineered biology.

Keywords: Synthego Corporation, Redwood City , Research Associate/ Sr. Research Associate, Preclinical, Other , Redwood City, California

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