We are looking for a passionate, dedicated and eager to learn Research Associate (RA) to join our research team. The ideal candidate has a background in animal models, is highly motivated, and looking to make a significant impact on our cross-disciplinary team. Candidates with vaccinology or immunology backgrounds are strongly preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Isolation of mouse primary immune cells from tissues
  • Cell culture of primary cells and cell lines
  • Lentiviral and retroviral production
  • Transduction and transfection of cells
  • Executing assays of immune responses to peptides and cell therapy in mice including cytokine ELISA, and Flow Cytometry analysis of immune cell populations
  • Executing assays of anti-tumor response in mice including growth and survival in implanted tumor models
  • Strong communication skills to present findings internally and externally
  • Highly productive and comfortable in a fast-paced work environment
  • Maintain detailed records of experimental protocols and data in laboratory notebooks in accordance with company policy

Requirements/Education/Experience

  • BS/MS in Immunology, Biological Sciences
  • Previous lab experience in academic or industry setting (prefer 2+ years)
  • Experience in molecular and cellular biology techniques
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture using sterile techniques
  • Hands-on experience with pre-clinical mouse models of cancer, including animal handling and manipulation; administration of experimental compounds through intravenous, intraperitoneal and subcutaneous routes of administration
  • Experience with flow cytometry
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