Job ID: #9421

Research Associate/Sr. Research Associate – In Vivo

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
Research & Development

Located in Cambridge, MA


Responsibilities of the Research Associate/Sr. Research Associate – In Vivo:

  • Participate in the design of in vivo studies to optimize mRNA delivery and to develop disease models.
  • Perform animal dosing, sacrifice, biopsy or tissue collection, and sample processing.
  • Aid in the animal ordering and IACUC animal protocol establishment.
  • Maintain thorough electronic lab notebooks and documentation records.
  • Present study observations and data in cross-functional project meetings.


Requirements of the Research Associate/Sr. Research Associate – In Vivo:

  • BS or MS in biology, cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or related life sciences field with 1-3 years of industry or academic experience.
  • Experience with intravenous, intraperitoneal, and subcutaneous injections of laboratory rodents is required.
  • Experience with sacrifice and tissue collection and processing is required.
  • Experience with ex vivo experimental tools such as FACS, ELISA, RT-PCR is a plus.

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