Research Assistant/Senior Research Assistant

San Carlos, CA
Jun 30, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Job Summary

Anwita Biosciences is a startup biopharmaceutical specializing in antibodies and fusion proteins for therapies in oncology and auto-immune disease. We are currently seeking a highly motivated Research Assistant/Senior Research Assistant to help us advance our development pipeline.

Company location: San Carlos, CA 94070


  • Performing molecular biology experiments such as PCR, cloning, DNA preparations.
  • Small scale protein expression and purification from CHO cells or E coli.
  • Protein characterization and analysis.
  • Present data at internal meetings
  • Maintenance of laboratory equipment.
  • Other daily laboratory duties as assigned.


  • BS or MS degree in biology, biochemistry, or related fields.
  • The job requires someone who is meticulous, rigorous, and highly organized.
  • Hands-on experience in molecular biology techniques, such as cell culture, PCR, DNA preparation, cloning.
  • Hands-on experience in biochemistry, such as Protein purification, western blot, chromatography.
  • Strong record-keeping skills and attentional to detail in following and developing SOPs.
  • Strong motivation and desire to work in a fast-paced, team environment.

Preferred skills

  • Strong hands-on experience in cell culture, transient transfection (HEK293/CHO), CHO cell stable cell line development.
  • Strong hands-on experience in Protein purification using a variety of chromatographic methods on GE Akta system (protein A/G affinity, IMAC, IEX, HIC, SEC, mixed-mode) and basic analytical methods (A280, HPLC, SEC, DLS, SDS-PAGE, endotoxin, etc.) for QC/release of batches.