R&D Associate, Protein Expression Sciences

Location
Tarrytown, NY, United States
Posted
Jun 22, 2019
Ref
16792BR
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Summary
This position is for an entry level Research Associate to join Cell Technologies team at Protein Expression Sciences department. The successful candidate will perform genetic characterization studies of Regeneron's manufacturing CHO cell lines. Specifically, the employee will be responsible for analyzing recombinant cell lines by Southern blotting, Northern blotting, Next-generation sequencing, and qPCR assays.
The candidate should have strong background in molecular biology. Basic recombinant DNA techniques, such as molecular cloning is required. Experience in Southern blot, Northern blot, qPCR and NGS are desirable, but not required. Good communication skills are essential.

Responsibilities
  • Characterize cell banks by Southern blotting, Northern blotting, and quantitative PCR. Record data promptly and supply data slides for reports and documents.
  • Perform next generation sequencing for cell banks.
  • Perform standard molecular biology tasks, such as cloning, vector preps, DNA, RNA extractions.
  • Present data in group meetings, maintain lab notebook.

Requirements
  • Good understanding of basic molecular biology
  • Standard molecular biology techniques such as cloning, PCR, DNA/RNA extraction are required
  • Experience in Southern, Northern, qPCR, and NGS are desirable
  • Good communication skills are important
Bachelors degree plus 1-2 yrs. experience, Masters degree plus 1 yrs. experience

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

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