Research Associate / Research Scientist – Biology

Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
Posted
Apr 03, 2018
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

Wave Life Sciences USA seeks an experienced and highly motivated biologist to join its research team in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This is an ideal position for an individual with a strong background in drug discovery and early drug development who thrives in a team-oriented, fast-paced, and cross disciplinary biotech environment. The candidate will be responsible for designing, executing and analyzing experiments as a member of teams focused on advancing therapeutic programs and discovery research platforms. This candidate will contribute to all levels of in vitro and in vivo discovery research to support development of optimized nucleic acid therapies for the treatment of neurological disorders. Prior experience in exploring or utilizing nucleic acids for therapeutic modulation of gene expression is preferred, but not required.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Design, development and execution of plate-based assay to support drug discovery efforts.
  • Integration and utilization of automation to support drug screening efforts.
  • Maintaining multiple cell-lines including patient-derived cells, transformed cells and induced-pluripotent stem cells (iPSC).
  • Expansion and differentiation of iPSC lines into multiple cell types (neurons, cardiac and muscle cells)
  • Monitoring and maintaining cell and reagent repositories
  • Maintaining laboratory notebook and experimental records

 

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