Research Associate/Sr. Research Associate

South San Francisco, CA, United States
Feb 18, 2021
Science/R&D, Research
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Graphite Bio is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on harnessing the power of targeted DNA integration. Integral Medicines uses next-generation CRISPR based technology platforms for developing curative gene correction-based stem cell therapies for serious and life-threatening genetic diseases with inadequate existing treatment options

What You Will Do:
    • Qualify, validate and perform exploratory efficacy endpoints.
    • Handle and process whole blood for downstream molecular and functional assays
    • Perform multi-color flow cytometry methods for analyzing and sorting cells from clinical and research samples
    • Utilize molecular biology techniques to assess targeted integration of patient samples
    • Manage sample processing and sample storage on-site as well as contract research organizations.
    • Develop, execute, analyze, and document experiments. Communicate and present results to internal stakeholders
    • Coordinate supply of critical research samples and reagents
    • Support and collaborate with research teams
    • Provide general lab support and maintenance

What You Will Bring:
    • BS/MS in biology, immunology, or related discipline
    • 2+ years of relevant experience in biotech or academia
    • Required to have strong molecular biology and/or flow cytometry skill sets
    • Preferred to have a background in hematology & stem cell biology
    • Cell culture experience is a plus
    • Ability to work independently and in teams
    • Willing to learn new skills and knowledge and work in a fast-paced, dynamic start up environment

Fit with Graphite Bio's culture:

Ability to build strong relationships with co-workers of various backgrounds and expertise

Ability to function at a high level in a team setting whether leading the group or acting as an individual


Values-based leadership consistent with Graphite Bios' Core Values

Excitement about the vision and mission of Graphite Bio



Compensation/ Benefits:

Competitive salary with equity

Free on-site gym access

Free on-site meals and coffee bar

Health benefits

Graphite Bio is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for

employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national

origin, protected veteran status, or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.