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Scientist, Protein Sciences

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We are seeking an innovative Protein Scientist with extensive experience in protein expression, purification and characterization, ideally of CRISPR proteins. The individual will work as part of the Protein Sciences Team to express and purify a variety of proteins and to develop assays to characterize the activity of the purified proteins.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Express in a variety of systems (bacterial, mammalian or yeast, as appropriate) target proteins and establish protocols for their successful purification
  • Develop protocols for the biochemical and functional characterization of the target proteins
  • Contribute to the scientific strategy and output of the overall company portfolio
  • Communicate scientifically rigorous findings via verbal and written communications, visualizations, and presentations both internally and externally

 

Qualifications:

  • An MS or PhD in Biochemistry or related discipline with at least 3 years of experience at protein expression and purification
  • Expertise in protein biochemical characterization techniques (e.g. Calorimetry, LCMS, CD, etc.)
  • Familiarity with a variety of assay formats (e.g. Biacore, fluorescence polarization, alpha, MSD, etc.)
  • Robust knowledge of enzymology is desirable
  • Strong scientific background and publication record with proven high levels of performance
  • Ability to adapt to increasing scope and complexity of work brought on by growth/change