Associate Scientist - In Vitro Tissue Culture
San Diego Metro Area, CA
- Associate Scientist
- MS or BS degree in biology with at least 4 years of demonstrated industrial experience in drug discovery. A.B.S. degree in a scientific discipline with 6+ years of industry experience is also acceptable.
Proficient in tissue culture and in vitro
Proficiency in tissue culture and sterile technique is required
Experience with cell-based assays
Relevant technical skills include: isolation of protein, DNA and RNA from cells and tissue, qRT-PCR, ELISA, Western blotting
- The successful candidate will have a broad understanding of molecular cell biology and immunology, with unique expertise in small molecule drug development for therapy of various hematology/oncology diseases.
- Responsible for addressing questions of drug scheduling, supporting patient selection hypothesis and developing clinical assays using current techniques and primarily in vitro and ex vivo methods; and is responsible for experiment design, execution and data interpretation for well-defined projects.
- The position will require handling and compound treatment of human tissues including whole blood, PBMC, bone marrow aspirates, tumor cell lines and primary tumors.