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Cellular Biologist

Apex Systems
Hatfield, Pennsylvania, US
Closing date
Aug 18, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
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Job#: 1283920

Job Description:

Apex is seeking a Cellular Biologist for a growing Biotech company in the Horsham, PA area.

Key Responsibilities:
The primary responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

Work independently and a part of an interdisciplinary team to evaluate non-viral gene therapies using our patented 3DNA scaffold technology.
Develop and optimize cell-based assays to assess potency and durability of genetic payloads (e.g., siRNA, sgRNA, plasmid DNA, etc.) using microscopy, qPCR and other molecular techniques.
Present findings regularly in a concise and timely manner.
Design and test protocols for transfer to the Development team.
Maintain data acquisition and analysis in electronic laboratory notebook.

Basic Qualifications:

Detail-oriented with strong organizational and communication skills
Ability to work independently and multitask in a highly entrepreneurial environment
Hands-on experience with mammalian cell culture
Experience with transfection and transduction into cells
Experience with standard molecular techniques: DNA/RNA isolation, quantitative PCR, Western blotting, fluorescence microscopy
Experience with various plate-based assay screens (i.e., fluorescence, luminescence, and/or ELISA)
Experience in molecular cloning and designing expression vectors

Preferred Skills/Experience:

Experience with in vitro nucleic acid delivery
Experience with tissue culture and maintaining various cell lines for routine cell-based assay development
Ability to design, coordinate, and interpret animal studies

For immediate consideration, please email a copy of your resume to

Only local candidates will be considered.

EEO Employer

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