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Preclinical Research Associate

Neurona Therapeutics
South San Francisco
Start date
Aug 4, 2022

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Regulatory, Research/Documentation, Science/R&D, Research
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Biotech Bay
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Job Details

Neurona Therapeutics is a clinical stage biotechnology company based in South San Francisco, CA that was created to develop cell-based therapies for neurological disease. We have an opening for a Preclinical Research Associate who will contribute to ongoing programs and build new animal models to study modulation of neural circuits and support translational development of cellular therapeutics.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Working with rodents including handling, dosing, surgical procedures and tissue collection
  • Observation and scoring of behavioral assays
  • Analysis of EEG (electroencephalography) for seizures
  • Processing tissue for histology: Microtome and cryostat sectioning, staining,  immunohistochemistry, imaging and quantitative analysis
  • Following experimental protocols and maintaining detailed and accurate records
  • Analyzing data, interpreting and communicating results
  • Conducting independent experiments and contributing to collaborative activities

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 2-3 years of relevant experience, or Master's degree in biology, neuroscience, or a related field (or equivalent)
  • Previous relevant lab experience and supporting references that includes working with animals
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to contribute to a team
  • Clear, effective written and verbal communication

Neurona is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment.


Neurona Therapeutics is a pre-clinical stage biotechnology company focused on regenerative cell-based therapeutics to treat intractable neurological disease. Neurona's initial aim is to develop therapeutic compositions of specialized nerve cells for targeted delivery into the injured nervous system. The Company's founders comprise thought leaders in neuroscience and stem cell biology and are responsible for key advances in these fields. Neurona Therapeutics is located in South San Francisco, CA.


Founders: Arnold Kriegstein, Cory R. Nicholas, John Rubenstein and Arturo Álvarez-Buylla
Founder and CEO: Cory R. Nicholas
Chairman of the Board: Tim Kutzkey

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170 Harbor Way
Suite 200
South San Francisco
United States
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