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Research Associate II at Sarepta Therapeutics in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Type: Full Time





Job Description:

Sarepta Therapeutics is seeking a motivated individual with a strong background in Cellular Biology and Biochemistry with in vivo experience to join our drug discovery team. This position will report to Sr. Scientist. Biology.

BASIC LABORATORY DUTIES:

* Plan and conduct experiments under the direction of Scientists

* Document all results in laboratory notebooks

* Maintain and organize testing compounds, samples and lab supplies.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

* Execute high-throughput screening assays to examine potency and toxicity of RNA-based therapeutics in cell culture and animal models

* Provide synopsis of analyses with presentation and written reports

* Ability and desire to work in a team-based laboratory environment

* Interfacing with internal and external collaborators to manage sample transfer and processing.

* Additional duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

* MS or BS 2+ years experience in relevant discipline required (Biochemistry, Cellular/Molecular Biology, Neuroscience)

* Expetise in various cell and biochemistry techniques including, but not limited to:

* Protein isolation and performing western blot, ELISA and reporter assays

* Nucleic acid isolation for gene expression analysis, such as RT-PCR, qPCR or ddPCR

* Cryosection and immunohistochemistry

* Experience in primary and transformed mammalian cells culture is preferred

* Experience in drug formulation, rodents handling, dosing and tissue harvesting is desired

* Excellent organization skills and ability to support others in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities

* Experience with GraphPad Prism or similar statistical software preferred

* Demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving

* Must be detail-oriented and present strong desire to learn and have a can-do attitude

Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Sarepta Therapeutics offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.
Sarepta Therapeutics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and participates in e-Verify.