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Research Associate – Molecular Biology / Protein Engineering

NGM Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

South San Francisco, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Associate, Biology, Protein, Research,

Job Description

NGM Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biotech company dedicated to discovering the next generation of medicines for the treatment of metabolic diseases as well as other diseases with unmet medical needs. Our experienced scientific team has joined forces with an impressive group of industry professionals, Nobel Laureates and other premier researchers to form a brand new company where innovation and cutting edge science will provide the foundation for a robust drug discovery engine.

We are currently looking for a creative, highly motivated and experienced individual to join the Cloning and Expression Group within the Biologics function. The successful candidate will play an integral role as a key team member of a group focused supporting our therapeutic candidate discovery efforts.

Specific responsibilities:

•   Main responsibility will be generation of protein expression constructs. This will include oligo-design, PCR amplification, seamless ligation and DNA preparation.
•   Perform protein expression studies in E.coli, yeast and insect cells (BEVS) as well as biomass scale up.
•   Analyze, interpret and effectively present data at group and team meetings, work collaboratively and cross-functionally to achieve common goals.



•   B.S. /M.S. or advanced degree in molecular biology, cell biology, or a related discipline, along with at least 1 year of relevant research experience, preferably in industry.
•   Experience with restriction enzyme dependent and independent (seamless) cloning is desired.
•   Additional expertise in protein expression is a plus.