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Genome Editing, Intern

Employer
Life Edit Therapeutics
Location
Durham, NC
Start date
Feb 20, 2024

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Discipline
Clinical, Medical Writing, Science/R&D, Genomics
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Hotbed
Bio NC

Job Details

The Role: 

Life Edit is looking for a motivated junior scientist with a background in molecular and cellular biology and/or genetics to help expand our therapeutic capabilities. We are seeking a curious, enthusiastic, competent, and self-motivated individual to work in our company. A willingness to embrace our cultural values will be critical for success in this role. This is an exciting opportunity to learn and help a therapeutic company at an early stage. 

Here’s What You’ll Do: 

    Assist in designing and implementing experiments to test and develop LifeEdit’s genome editing technologies in a variety of diseases  Assist in developing and optimizing assays to test LifeEdit’s genome editing systems in human cells  Assist in analyzing experimental data and present scientific results at team research meetings  Collaborate with other departments within LifeEdit 

Requirements: 

    Enrolled in a BS program majoring in molecular and cellular biology, genetics, biochemistry, neuroscience and/or related field Background in basic DNA repair, genetics, etc. Understanding of molecular biology techniques such as DNA/RNA extractions, PCR, qPCR, and NGS Good communication skills (verbal and written) Cell culture experience is preferred 

Why join Life Edit and the ElevateBio ecosystem?

Life Edit Therapeutics is an integrated subsidiary of ElevateBio, a technology-driven cell and gene therapy company that is accelerating access to the cutting-edge technologies and expertise that can change the future of medicine. Our integrated model combines multiple R&D technology platforms – including Life Edit gene editing – and cGMP manufacturing to power the discovery and development of advanced therapeutics. Our ecosystem is designed to enhance speed, delivery, and probability of success to change patient lives.

Life Edit is an integral part of ElevateBio’s ecosystem of platform technologies and is pioneering focused next-generation gene editing technologies and therapeutics. Located in Durham, NC, members of Life Edit work closely with the ElevateBio Research and Development and BaseCamp manufacturing teams in Waltham, MA. Life Edit is advancing therapeutic programs in collaboration with industry partners while building its own internal pipeline of gene editing therapies. We are looking for a unique individual who can continue to lead the cultural development of Life Edit and build on its momentum as an integral part of the ElevateBio ecosystem.

Our Mission:
To power the creation of life-transforming cell and gene therapies, at a speed the world deserves.

Our Vision:
We seek to be the world’s most indispensable cell and gene therapy technology company, redefining how companies operate, how products are created and how disease is treated.

ElevateBio is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person’s race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. ElevateBio will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Company

Life Edit Therapeutics is an ElevateBio company focused on advancing next-generation gene editing technologies and therapeutics. Life Edit has built a highly innovative platform with one of the world’s largest and most diverse libraries of RNA-guided nucleases (RGNs), base editors, and reverse transcriptase (RT) editors that provide flexible editing and unprecedented access to the genome. The platform allows Life Edit to target any genomic sequence and potentially develop novel human therapeutics for the most challenging genetic diseases by enabling ex vivo engineering for cell therapies and regenerative medicines and in vivo delivery of gene therapies.

Company info
Website
Location
300 Morris Street, Suite 300
Durham
NC
27701
United States

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