Job ID: #9396

Scientist I/II (iPSC)

Boston, MA & New York, NY
Science Science
Research & Development

Located in Boston, MA and New York, NY


Responsibilities of the Scientist I/II (iPSC):

  • Innovate then execute experiments to generate and differentiate iPSCs from non-model mammalian organisms, develop functional assays, assess and interpret experimental workflows.
  • Test novel stem cell culture conditions, sort, screen, expand and differentiate iPSCs according to latest protocols and newly developed approaches, particularly as it relates to the trophoblast lineage.
  • Work with team members to assess efficiency of workflows through cellular assays and NGS sequencing approaches.
  • Work on project milestones.
  • Attend lab meetings, prepare reports and presentations on the progress of projects.
  • Great organizational skills and excellent laboratory record maintenance.


Requirements of the Scientist I/II (iPSC):

  • PhD in biological sciences, stem cell biology, genetics or related field.
  • 4+ years hands-on expertise in mammalian cell culture systems and iPSCs.
  • Expert knowledge of iPSC derivation, differentiation, culture, propagation, and transfection methodologies.
  • Experience in molecular biology (nucleic and protein extraction, gel electrophoresis) and cloning techniques (restriction enzyme-based cloning, Gibson assembly).

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