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RA - Cell Culture in South San Francisco, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  971615


Essential Job Functions and Job Requirements:
  • Small and large-scale culture of mammalian and stem cell lines
  • Generation and differentiation of iPS-cell derived cell lines
  • Participate in the design and optimization of co-culture models
  • Perform cell-based assays such as migration, proliferation, apoptosis and endocytosis
  • Manage material inventory for all cell culture activities
  • Manage more than one type of cell culture at a given time
  • Troubleshoot complex problems in creative and effective ways; actively participate with innovation and/or optimization of established processes to ensure project timelines are met.
  • Compile, process and analyze data; record research procedures and results; file and maintains records.

Qualifications
  • BS/MS in Biology, Neuroscience, or related field.
  • 2-5 years with BS or 0-2 years with MS of biotechnology industry experience required.
  • Experience in cell processing and harvest
  • Demonstrated ability to perform technical manipulations using aseptic technique
  • Prior work with mammalian tissue culture practices including iPS -derived cultures is required
  • Proficiency in developing and running-in vitro cell-based functional assays
  • 3D culture and organoid culture experience is preferred
  • Experience in immunology, immunostaining is desirable
  • A strong interest in developing treatments for neurodegenerative diseases
  • Well organized, detail-oriented data collection and data management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to do scientific work independently as well as part of a team, to multitask and demonstrate flexibility, and to meet deadlines in a fast-paced and energetic start-up environment

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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