Research Associate III - Redwood City, CA | Biospace
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Research Associate III

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Redwood City, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Associate, Biology, Research,

Job Description

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. And driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support.  Bristol-Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

The Biologics Lead Discovery team is hiring a Research Associate II/III to join the team within our Redwood City, CA site.  

In this position this individual will be responsible for providing support to the hybridoma group.

Responsibilities include:
Prepare immunogens (recombinant proteins and cell expression target antigens) with adjuvant for immunization.
Titer mouse sera, perform fusion, screen, subclone, clone expand and freeze hybridomas, collect hybridoma supernatants, and characterize antibodies.
Test antibodies in functional assays.
Maintain immunogen-producing cell lines.
Ship hybridomas and supernatants to collaborators, and maintain immunogen inventories and hybridoma databases.
Present results and plans to BMS scientific staff.
Communicate status and results to collaborators.
Other duties include but are not limited to ordering reagents and supplies, preparing medium and buffers.


-Bachelor’s degree in biological science or related field with >3 years relevant work experience. Working knowledge of immunological methods, hybridoma generation, ELISA/FMAT/FACS/Octet and protein purification
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.
- Experience: 2-3 years industry experience for MS and 3-5 years for BS
- Experiences in tissue culture, ELISA, FMAT, FACS and Octet are desirable.
- Ability to present project update at the project team meeting.

Bristol-Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer - Vet/Disability