R&D Associate Oligo Therapy- mRNA

Tarrytown, New York, United States of America
Jul 20, 2021
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
VelocImmune (VI) Next is an innovative group that focuses on development of groundbreaking technologies and platforms. We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated researcher to support our mRNA vaccine efforts across Regeneron. We are working on various other nucleic acid therapeutic modalities such as siRNA/ASO/CRISPR, and the role will provide an opportunity to overlap and learn from these groups as well.

A day in the life of an R&D Associate in VI-Next's nucleic acid therapy group may look like:
  • Carry out in-vitro transcription for mRNA production
  • Assay for protein expression by mRNAs in various cell types
  • Contribute to the development of analytical characterization methods for mRNA molecules for vaccine development
  • Collaborate with therapeutic focused groups to characterize and optimize construct designs based on functional activity in various in vitro and in vivo models.
  • Keeping organized record, summarize experimental data, and present them to audience with various backgrounds.
  • Work with multiple groups simultaneously on multiple different projects.
  • Meeting the timelines for reagent development.

This role might be for you if:
  • You enjoy working in an innovation driven, highly collaborative and fast paced environment
  • You have excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • You have keen attention to detail.
  • You possess strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • You are able to effectively balance multiple projects independently and across groups.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a BS/MS in molecular biology, biochemistry, bioengineering or related field with 1-3 years of relevant experience. Experience with basic molecular biology techniques such as cell culture, western blot, PCR, flowcytometry, fluorescence microscopy, cloning etc. is required. Experience with IVT of mRNA and purification of mRNA is not needed but highly desirable. Knowledge of mRNA structure, function and design is a plus.

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!

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