BS or MS Genetics or Molecular or Cell Biology

Synbal Inc.
San Diego, California
Highly Competitive
Jun 25, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

BS or MS Genetics or Molecular or Cell Biology

Seeking a B.S. (+3-5) or M.S. (+1) with extensive Genetics, Molecular and Cell Biology Experience

Can you answer truthfully to these four questions? If yes, we would like to see your resume.

  1. Do you live within 250 miles of San Diego, or plan to relocate to San Diego for other reasons?
  2. Do you have extensive experience in PCR and gel electrophoresis, Gibson Assembly or Infusion cloning, restriction digests and ligations, gel extractions and genomic DNA isolation and sequencing?
  3. Have you personally conducted breeding studies in a metazoan organism, including planning crosses and tracking DNA and phenotypic markers?
  4. Do you have personal hands-on experience with T7 endonuclease assays, procedures using CRISPR/Cas9 and/or DNA sequencing?


Do you want to be on the ground floor of a new company?  Synbal is seeking a highly motivated Scientist to help create new technology.  Synbal is a privately held biotechnology company based in San Diego that is leveraging an innovative and proprietary Active Genetics platform to prepare safe new cell therapeutics products and research animal models.

As an early stage startup company, Synbal is looking for energetic and creative candidates with a desire to work in a startup environment. The successful candidate will have extensive hands-on experience, and expertise with CRISPR-Cas9 or other similar RNA guided enzymes.  Candidate should have experience in managing the creation and breeding of transgenic metazoan organisms and should have experience in the characterization of the phenotype and genotypes of new strains.

Experience and education requirements

  • BS +3-5 or MS +1 years of cellular and molecular biology experience (biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry experience a plus, but not required).
  • Required technical skills include DNA cloning, gene editing using CRISPR/Cas9PCR, Western Blotting, aseptic technique.
  • Planning and conducting breeding studies in a metazoan organism.
  • Specialty technical skills, nice to have, cell culture, ELISA, flow cytometry, and fluorescent microscopy.
  • Specialty skills, nice to have, basic animal skills, including dosing, blood harvest, tail harvest.
  • Be a strong individual contributor and effective team player flexible, and able to handle multiple tasks and deliver results under tight timelines

In addition to a competitive compensation package with stock options, Synbal also offers a comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families, which includes medical and dental insurance.

For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter with answers to the 4 questions at the top, then your paragraph.  Synbal, Inc. is an EEO employer.