Senior Research Associate, Biochemistry and Neurobiology - South San Francisco, CA | Biospace
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Senior Research Associate, Biochemistry and Neurobiology

Calico Labs

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Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Posted Date:
8/25/2016
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Salary:
Required Education:
Masters Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Biochemistry, Research,

Job Description

Calico is inviting applications from cell biologists/biochemists who are excited to work as part of a research team focused on identifying signaling pathways involved in neurological diseases and aging.  We are looking for a highly motivated and creative person who will focus on developing cellular assays to study protein aggregation as well as biochemical characterization of cellular pathways involved in neurodegeneration and aging.


Requirements

•   BS/MS degree with 6-10 years of experience
•   4+ years of experience with cell culture. Experience culturing different primary CNS cell types (single, co-culture and 3D cultures) and familiarity with hiPSCs differentiation highly desirable
•   Extensive experience with cell-based assays and microscopy based phenotypic characterization
•   Experience developing and optimizing biochemical assays and subcellular fractionation
•   Familiarity with protein expression and purification

You need to be an enthusiastic team player, thrive on attention to detail and have excellent verbal/written communication skills.

The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.