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Senior Research Associate - Biology

Employer
Turn Biotechnologies
Location
Mountain View, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 28, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Biology
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Turn Biotechnologies is currently seeking a qualified, highly motivated individual for the position of Sr. Research Associate - Biology.

This person will be a highly motivated and responsible individual whose primary purpose is to perform and assist with experiments, analyze data, maintain records, manage projects, maintain lab operations, and other duties as required to meet company goals.

Company

Based in Mountain View, California, Turn Biotechnologies, Inc. is a development-stage company focused on restoring cells' youthful vigor to repair damage caused by the aging process. Using a proprietary ERA™ Platform, we develop mRNA medicines that are specially formulated to instruct specific cells in the body to fight disease or repair damaged tissue. We do this by reprogramming the epigenome to restore cell function that people often lose as they age. This approach can be used to revitalize different cells throughout the body. We are researching its applicability across multiple therapeutic areas, including dermatology, ophthalmology, osteocartilage, and skeletal muscular indications.

Responsibilities
  • Maintaining cell cultures and performing cell culture experiments.
  • Biochemical assays, immunostaining and microscopy
  • Molecular biology techniques (protein/RNA purification, Western blot, qRT-PCR)
  • Processing of human and animal tissues
  • Organize and analyze data, maintain detailed records, communicate results
  • Order, track, and monitor lab supplies, shipments and equipment for the lab


Qualifications

Education/Experience
  • BS/MS in biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, or related discipline
  • At least one year of related work experience (academic or industry)
  • Experience in small (rodent) animal handling and tissue evaluation is a plus


Required Characteristics

? Follow written protocols, record observations in written or electronic form as required, and efficiently manage their time to support multiple ongoing studies

? Ability to achieve goals and milestones with quality, precision, and speed

? Problem solving and troubleshooting capabilities

? High level of initiative, responsible, and have a strong work ethic

? High level of initiative, organized, with a strong work ethic

? Quick learner, with ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team

? Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Why Choose Turn Bio?

? We are a close-knit, collaborative team, passionate about anti-aging and longevity to improve age-related disease and the quality of people's lives

? You will be a vital part of the company and have tremendous impact on its success

? Competitive compensation & benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life insurance)

? 401K, FSA, and flexible PTO

? Employee Assistance Program

Turn Biotechnologies is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.
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