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Research Associate, Biology

Tenaya Therapeutics

South San Francisco, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Biology, Biotechnology, Cardiovascular, Cell Biology, Flow Cytometry, Immunohistochemistry, In Vivo, Molecular Biology, Stem Cell,

Job Description

Tenaya Therapeutics is a newly launched biopharmaceutical company backed by The Column Group and founded by leading scientists from The Gladstone Institute’s Cardiovascular Division and UT Southwestern. Tenaya is dedicated to addressing heart failure through a multipronged effort that targets the fundamental cellular pathologies present in diseased cardiac muscle and leverages cutting-edge research in cardiac regeneration, induced pluripotent stem cells, and CRISPR technologies.

Tenaya is seeking a creative, self-motivated individual with a passion for experimental science to join our founding team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work on cutting edge science and take part in building an exciting, science driven company.

Key Responsibilities:

•   Perform a diverse range of cell based assays to characterize lead molecules.

•   Oversee all aspects of maintaining human cell lines including passaging and manipulating cells, preparation of tissue culture reagents, and helping with tissue culture room upkeep and restocking.  

•   Execute a range of experiments using molecular biology techniques including plasmid design, DNA isolation, PCR, cloning, and virus preparation.  


•   A Bachelors or Masters degree in Biology, Biochemistry, or related discipline with 1-4 years of hands on research experience in either an academic lab or company setting.

•   Prior experience with mammalian cell culture and standard molecular techniques.

•   Candidates with human iPS cell culture, high throughput screening, rodent handling, tissue sectioning, and/or flow cytometry experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

•   The ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently, to communicate clearly and effectively, as well as to build open and collaborative relationships are essential. A positive attitude and strong attention to details are required.

For immediate consideration please submit your CV through our careers site:

Tenaya is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment.