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Research Associate

Company: Theery
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

We are a clinical stage biotech company that focuses on drug discovery for central nervous system disorders. We combine cutting-edge technologies including optogenetics, in vivo physiology, and spatial transcriptomics to identify novel drug targets and develop effective therapies to address psychiatric symptoms. We are seeking a highly motivated research associate with expertise in histology who will become a key contributor to our discovery team.
The position requires brain tissue sectioning, immunohistochemistry, microscopy, as well as excellent communication and organizational skills in order to effectively drive projects forward. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small team and translate knowledge about brain circuitry into transformative therapies.
ResponsibilitiesSpecific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Transcardial perfusion with paraformaldehyde
  • Mouse brain tissue sectioning (cryostat or vibratome)
  • Fluorescent immunostaining and immunohistochemistry
  • Slide mounting of free-floating sections
  • Fluorescent or confocal microscopy
  • Working knowledge of mouse brain anatomy
    • RA with Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in a discipline related to neuroscience with significant industry and/or academic lab experience
    • Ability to design and carry out experiments with limited supervision
    • Experience with brain tissue sectioning and IHC is necessary
    • Organized and detailed-oriented with ability to communicate results effectively
    • Must work cooperatively in a goal-oriented team environment
    • Strong communication (oral and written) skills that enable the individual to interact with all levels of management, technical and scientific personnel
    • Passion to contribute to the success of a cutting-edge company

Keywords: Theery, Redwood City , Research Associate, Other , Redwood City, California

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