Structural Biology Research Associate

Employer
Actalent
Location
Redwood City, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 28, 2021
Closes
Aug 06, 2021
Ref
2345527044
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Description:
Day-to-day basis:
- Handling request from chemistry- simple protocol
o Execute generation of proteins
o Chemistry will ask for protein X with
molecule Y
? Calculate appropriate
concentration and purify the protein
We are looking for a temporary Research Associate to help the Structural Biology (X-Ray Crystallography) team support multiple oncology therapeutic programs through generation of protein crystal structures. The role involves protein expression and purification, identification and optimization of crystallization conditions, and routine production and harvest of co-crystals of protein and small molecules. The successful candidate will have the following skills:
• Knowledge of cloning, transformation, expression and purification of proteins in E. coli.
• Familiarity with protein handling, characterization and storage (e.g. SEC, affinity chromatography, gels, nanodrop etc.).
• Demonstrated ability to follow written protocols and document research progress.
• Experience with growing and harvesting protein crystals highly desirable.
Skills:
protein purification, Protein expression, protein characterization, FPLC, AKTA, e coli, HPLC
About Actalent:
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