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Research Associate

Vevo Therapeutics

Vevo Therapeutics

South San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023
About Vevo Therapeutics
At Vevo Therapeutics, we are revolutionizing drug discovery by decoding the complexities of the genetic language of cancer. Harnessing the power of AI and ML, we are building the world’s largest high-resolution, single-cell atlas to capture the general rules of drug efficacy, allowing us to unlock novel treatments for cancer patients.
About You
As a Research Associate at Vevo, you will be a founding member of our scientific team in South San Francisco working alongside an interdisciplinary team of cancer biologists, software engineers and operations specialists with expertise in cancer biology and drug discovery. As a meticulous experimentalist with an unwavering eye for detail, you'll help guide the advancement of our MOSAIC platform by developing and streamlining our mammalian cell culture processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with scientists to create best practices in tissue culture and cell line maintenance
  • Prioritize and maintain organized record-keeping to track performance and health metrics of all cell lines
  • Handle multiple cell lines simultaneously, ensuring vitality and continuous growth
  • Interpret cell line health data, growth rates and other parameters and present to research teams
  • Contribute to multiple high-value projects and manage diverse team interactions
  • Engage with interdisciplinary teams to aide in effective decision making on processes and improvements

Key Skills

  • Masters or Bachelor degree with 2+ years of industry experience in biology related areas
  • Proficiencies in mammalian cell culture and standard molecular biology techniques, e.g., transfection, DNA and RNA extraction, PCR, qPCR, immunofluorescence imaging, WB and ELISA
  • Experience with liquid handling automation, and scaling of cell culture workflows is a bonus
  • Capacity for quantitative and statistical analysis using common software tools (e.g., GraphPad Prism, Microsoft Suite)

Benefits

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • HMO Kaiser Platinum and PPO Anthem Gold medical as well as vision and dental plans for both the employee and dependents.
Vevo Therapeutics is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status