South San Francisco , California
March 15, 2017

The Postdoctoral Researcher position has opened in the SELEX group with emphasis on studies to optimize selection of aptamers specific for key targets including cell surface receptors/immune regulatory molecules.  In this position, the successful candidate will

  • Have the chance to conduct research in a cutting edge therapeutic platform.
  • In addition to furthering understanding of factors that drive the efficiency of SELEX.
  • Design/implementation of novel technologies you will learn to focus efforts to support the drive to potential therapeutic products.
  • Cross-species SELEX will be conducted in parallel to establish the concept of translatability.
  • Interaction with colleagues from diverse scientific backgrounds and training will build on your own breadth of knowledge and enhance communication skills.

  • This position requires a Ph.D. in biochemistry, Immunology or related field with experience in molecular biology.
  • Experience with cell-based in vitro assays is strongly desired.
  • The successful candidate should be able to work as a team member, be able to design and implement relevant studies independently, present and discuss findings in group setting including communication with scientists from a variety of disciplines.
  • Due to the unique nature of this group the candidate will have the opportunity to build molecular and cell biology skills such as: development of cell-based functional assays using primary cells and cell lines, development and optimization of binding affinity assays, in vitro transcription, PCR, and NGS sequencing.
  • Experience with SELEX, development and optimization of binding affinity assays, in vitro transcription, PCR, and NGS sequencing is beneficial but not required.
  • Previous experience with ELISA, MSD or other multiplex assay system, flow cytometry or other functional assay experience is beneficial but not required. 

Primary Location
United States-California-South San Francisco
Alios BioPharma, Inc. (6224)
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