R&D Associate, VI Next (CRISPR)

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Oct 12, 2020
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated research associate to join VI NEXT group to support ex vivo cell/gene therapy efforts across Regeneron. The responsibilities of this position will include reagent screening, condition optimization, as well as technology development in the areas of nucleic acid therapeutics and gene editing.

As the R&D Associate, VI Next, a typical day might include the following:
  • Performing research requiring molecular biology techniques including gRNA and CRISPR preparation, RNA, and DNA isolation and purification from tissue samples, qPCR, etc.
  • Culturing, maintaining, and transfecting mammalian cell lines and primary cells.
  • Screening of gRNAs for ex-vivo CRISPR mediated gene editing.
  • Assay development in primary cell culture, as well as CRISPR/gRNA introduction.
  • Independently carrying out standard biochemical and immunological assays such as ELISA, Western and flow cytometry.
  • Independently designing experiments, analyze data and present findings in meetings.
  • Keeping meticulous and organized notes.
  • Maintaining lab supplies and help with lab organization.
This role might be for you if:
  • You enjoy working independently in a creative, fast paced environment.
  • You have excellent communication skills and the ability to easily work with different groups both large and small.
  • You have a strong desire to develop your skills as well as your career.
  • You have a keen eye for details.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a BS/MS with 2-4 years relevant laboratory research experience. Basic molecular biology/biochemistry techniques such as PCR, transfection, cloning, western, flow cytometry. Cell culture experience with different cell types. Experience with gene editing technologies, CRISPR screening, ex-vivo editing is highly desirable.

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