Biologist-Biomarker Research

Indianapolis, Indiana, US
Jul 30, 2021
Sep 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We're looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.
At Lilly, we serve an extraordinary purpose. For more than 140 years, we have worked tirelessly to discover medicines that make life better. These discoveries start in Lilly Research Laboratories, where our scientists work to create new medicines that will help solve our world's greatest health challenges.
Lilly's portfolio is one of the strongest in the industry. As a result, we are growing in order to speed medicines to patients in need. Are you experienced in assay development and validation? If you can work independently as well as in a collaborative environment, join our dynamic team of scientists today!
- Perform various quantitative protein analysis such as Western blot, MSD, ELISA. Immunoprecipitation-Western
- Design and perform immunoassay and validation, antibody labeling, protein purification
- Generate various stable cell lines
- Prepare human tissue lysate, human PBMC, plasma and serum
- Strong problem-solving skills and creativity with a willingness to search and review the scientific literature independently.
- Record, analyze and communicate scientific data to supervisor/manager and project teams with clear interpretation of results and proposed next steps.
Basic Qualifications:
MS in Biochemistry, Molecular Biochemistry or related field with 3+ years of relevant industry or academic research experience; biomarker research experience is highly preferred.
- Demonstrates outstanding ability to work with team members to schedule, coordinate, and execute high-quality biochemistry and molecular biology-based studies.
- Understanding of inter- and intra-departmental roles and responsibilities for coordination of work activities.
- Communicates extensively with primary investigator, as well other team members regarding study details and/or findings.
- Displays innovative skills to accommodate various study designs.
In Vivo technical Skills:
- Must be able to work with rodents.
- Demonstrate basic husbandry skills and proficient in in-vivo research.
- Demonstrate expertise in tissue sections and deliver high-quality tissue samples.
- Coordinate all preparations for the conduct of necropsies.
- Document, validate, and interpret gross observations and organ weight data at study termination according to Good Research Practices.
- Ensures full compliance with all Lilly regulations, including understanding and following all Animal Care and Use protocols.
Additional Skills/Preferences:
- Pharmaceutical research experience preferred
- Working knowledge of peripheral and central nervous system.
- Flexibility to work independently and as part of a team effort.
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