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BS/MS Biologist- Gene Therapy at PTC Therapeutics, Inc. in SOUTH PLAINFIELD, New Jersey

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Job Description Summary:

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Gene Therapy Group at PTC is looking for a motivated BS-MS Biologist to join our team. The group provides a stimulating intellectual environment in a supportive atmosphere. The successful candidate will contribute to research efforts focused on applying PTC’s gene therapy platform in the field of rare genetic disorders.

The successful candidate will be working on cloning, cell expansion, vector production and purification as well as vector characterization.

Candidate Profile:

Candidates must have a BS degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology or relevant biological life sciences discipline and a minimum of 2 years relevant experience OR,  MS degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology or relevant biological life sciences discipline and a minimum of 1 years relevant experience.

Special knowledge/skills required


  • Mammalian and cell culture, DNA and RNA transfection, siRNA gene knockdown

  • DNA and RNA purification and quantification, molecular cloning, PCR, RT-PCR, qPCR

  • Western blot, ELISA, HTRF, MSD, reporter assays

  • Candidates are expected to work comfortably in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment; be flexible and motivated; demonstrate excellent organizational skills, maintain full records of laboratory work and present results of studies at internal meetings.

Special knowledge/skills preferred


  • Knowledge of AAV highly preferred

  • Purification and characterization of viral preparations

EEO Statement:

PTC Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, veteran status or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.

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