Research Scientist, BBB / Cellular Homeostasis

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 09/24/2020 Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 17949

Job Description

Research Scientist, BBB / Cellular Homeostasis (Contract) 

  • Provide  in vitro  technical support that contributes to the timely completion and success of research activities, including but not limited to the following
    • Prepare high-quality primary neuronal/glial culture from rodents 
    • Use basic wet lab methods to extract and analyze DNA, RNA, protein, and/or metabolites from cultured cells and animal tissues
    • Perform and analyze immunostaining on cultured cells and/or animal tissues, 
  • Maintain detailed records of the experimental procedures and data in accordance with Denali policy
  • Communicate experimental designs, protocols, and data to cross-functional teams and collaborators
  • Stay up-to-date with research on neurodegenerative diseases and laboratory techniques/technologies

  • A Bachelors or Masters degree with at least 3 years of pharmaceutical/biotech experience in biology, neuroscience, cell biology, or related field
  • Hands-on experience with cell culture. Experience in primary neuronal culture is strongly preferred
  • Basic wet lab skills in molecular and cellular biology such as qRT-PCR, BCA, Western blot, ELISA, immunostaining, and imaging
  • Strong project planning and time management skills, and the ability to multitask to meet tight project deadlines
  • Independent, highly organized, great attention to detail, ability to multi-task across multiple projects, and a strong desire to work in a highly collaborative and fast paced environment
  • Scientific curiosity for new techniques and knowledge


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