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Research Associate - Shifted Schedule

Company: Altis Biosystems
Location: Durham
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

CompanyAltis Biosystems, Inc. is a biotechnology startup company that has developed a stem cell platform recreating both the small and large human intestinal epithelium for drug screening and microbiome research for pharma and biotech companies. Our primary stem cells proliferate into all of the normal differentiated cells in the intestinal epithelium. Altis' platform is high throughput, scalable, reproducible, and uses normal adult human tissue derived from transplant-grade donor organs. This platform will provide much more informative and predictive data than current preclinical models for drug screening. Our goal is to make drug discovery faster, cheaper, safer and reduce the need for animal testing. Altis sells its platform as a service or as a product to pharmaceutical companies. Services we provide support pre-clinical drug development including immunology, pharmacology, toxicology, and DMPK; as well as the characterization of mechanisms underlying human disease pathophysiology.Job Title: Research AssociateJob Type: Full-Time - Regular weekend work required (shifted schedule)Job DescriptionAltis Biosystems, Inc. is seeking a full-time Research Associate. This position requires a highly self-motivated individual with outstanding organizational skills, the ability to effectively present on-going projects and results to co-workers and managers, and the ability to work under pressure to drive team objectives.Responsibilities

  • Perform primary cell isolation and culture
  • Perform quality control tests on primary cell culture
  • Perform standardized biological assays (ELISA, gene expression, immunohistochemistry, etc.)
  • Analyze data and prepare reports
  • General lab maintenance (preparation of stock reagents, autoclaving, inventory upkeep, etc.)
  • Assisting management with R&D assay / SOP development -Requirements
    • BS in Cell Biology or related discipline
    • 2+ years of industry laboratory experience
    • Experience in sterile tissue culture technique
    • Preference for experience in a production cell culture/GxP/QC environment
    • Ability to follow detailed protocols, take direction from senior lab members, and independently complete assigned tasks
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Ability to work both weekend days + three weekdays per week.

Keywords: Altis Biosystems, Durham , Research Associate - Shifted Schedule, Other , Durham, North Carolina

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