Job ID: #9014

Senior Scientist, mRNA Biology

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
Research & Development

 

Responsibilities of the Senior Scientist, mRNA Biology:

  • Design, build, and test innovative RNA platforms and programs in mammalian cells
  • Analyze, purify, and characterize mRNA products
  • Perform in vitro transcription and plasmid construction
  • Utilize flow cytometry and other cell-based assays
  • Efficiently identify and analyze constructs used in scientific literature
  • Work cross functionally with in vitro and in vivo teams
  • Collaborate with engineers and external CROs

Requirements of the Senior Scientist, mRNA Biology:

  • PhD in life science discipline with 3+ years industry experience
  • Direct experience with synthetic biology and/or RNA biology
  • Previous experience with mRNA is highly desired
  • Expertise in mammalian cell biology and analytical analysis (purification, design, and characterization)
  • Experience with molecular techniques for DNA/RNA construction, as well as flow cytometry
  • Knowledge of both in vitro and in vivo experiments
  • Flexibility and desire to work at the early stages of a startup

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