Research Associate/Sr. RA - Immune Monitoring & Biomarker Discovery

94710, Berkeley
Feb 26, 2018
Science/R&D, Research
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Summary & Scope of Position:

We are seeking a self-motivated, energetic, detail-oriented research associate preferably with sample management experience to join the Immune Monitoring & Biomarker Development team. The main role for this position is maintenance and management of sample biorepository and support of biomarker evaluation of subjects enrolled in Aduro-sponsored immunotherapy clinical trials.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain/update clinical sample database
  • Retrieve and input samples into biorepository
  • Work with Clinical Operations to resolve and track discrepancies
  • Aliquot and label biospecimens
  • Assist and perform routine immune assays (ELISA, Luminex, PBMC Processing)
  • Represent team and present data at cross-functional project teams




  • B.S in Biology/Immunology or related major with at least 2 years of laboratory (academic or industry) experience. Prior biorepository experience a plus.
  • Experience working under SOPs
  • Experience with human biological samples.
  • Familiarity with standard immune assays (ELISA, Flow cytometry, Luminex)
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and effective time management skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities

Proficiency with Microsoft office suite (Excel, Word) and database software. Prior LIMS experience a plus