Scientist I/II Mammalian Genome Editing 17-0056 - La Jolla, CA | Biospace
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Scientist I/II Mammalian Genome Editing 17-0056

Synthetic Genomics, Inc.

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Location:
La Jolla, CA
Posted Date:
9/8/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
17-0056
Salary:
Required Education:
Doctorate/PhD
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Genomics, Scientist,

Job Description


At Synthetic Genomics, Inc., we are dedicated to developing and commercializing genomic-driven solutions to address global challenges. We are currently seeking a Scientist to join our fast-growing, dynamic and collaborative team in La Jolla, CA.

We are seeking a Scientist to accelerate development and optimization of genome editing technologies for advantaged application in mammalian cells, as well as, implement novel genome engineering technologies for the development of therapeutic applications in xenotransplantation, autoimmunity and oncology.

Duties and Responsibilities

•   Design and perform experiments to optimize performance of novel genome editing technologies in mammalian cells to meet specified metrics
•   Contribute to development of genome editing technology for therapeutic applications.
•   Contribute to SGI’s intellectual property portfolio both as an individual and as part of interdisciplinary teams.
•   Comply with Synthetic Genomics company policies including observance of US and California laws and regulations

Requirements


Required Experience

•   Ph.D. in cell biology or molecular biology or related field and 2 or more years of postgraduate experience depending on level.
•   Demonstrated experience developing a gene editing technology for application in mammalian cells.
•   Theoretical and practical knowledge of mammalian cell biology
•   Demonstrated technical expertise in areas such as:
•   Mammalian cell culture and genetic modification of primary and transformed cells through the use of transient and stable transfection techniques
•   Molecular biology techniques such as DNA PCR and cloning, assembly, sequencing and analysis
•   Genome engineering tools, including CRISPR-cas9, for NHEJ- and homologous recombination-mediated changes