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Cell Biologist
Location: Hatfield, PA 

We are seeking a dynamic new member of our research team in a Cell Biologist role.  This is a full time, on-site position working independently and as part of our team in the evaluation of non-viral genetic medicines. The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor’s in genetics, biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or cell biology with 1-4 years of laboratory experience.

Responsibilities
  • Work independently and a part of an interdisciplinary team to evaluate non-viral genetic medicines using our patented 3DNA scaffold technology.

  • Develop and optimize cell-based assays to assess potency and durability of genetic payloads (e.g., siRNA, sgRNA, plasmid DNA, etc.) using microscopy, qPCR and other molecular techniques.

  • Present findings in an organized and timely manner to supervisor and Discovery team.

  • Design and test protocols for transfer to the Development team.

  • Maintain data acquisition and analysis in electronic laboratory notebook.

 
Education and Experience 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in genetics, biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or cell biology with 1-4 years of laboratory experience.

  • Hands-on experience with mammalian tissue culture techniques (aseptic technique, care of cell lines, cell splitting, plate seeding)

  • Experience with transfection and transduction into cells

  • Experience with standard molecular techniques: DNA/RNA isolation, quantitative PCR, Western blotting, fluorescence microscopy

  • Experience with various plate-based assay screens (i.e., fluorescence, luminescence, and/or ELISA)

  • Experience in molecular cloning and designing expression vectors

  • Experience with in vitro nucleic acid delivery  

  • Experience with tissue culture and maintaining various cell lines for routine cell-based assay development

  • Ability to design, coordinate, and interpret animal studies

Skills, Abilities and Competencies
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and multitask in a highly entrepreneurial environment

  • Flexible and comfortable with a fast-paced and evolving business environment

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in parallel on multiple projects

  • Positive interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with individuals from a variety of levels and functions

  • Responsive, can-do attitude

  • Ability to quickly adapt to rapidly changing environment and demands

We offer a competitive salary and benefit package, including an employer matched 401k. Code Bio  is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter and CV to careers@codebiotx.com or: