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Research Associate: Gene Editing

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Research Associate: Gene Editing Cambridge Permanent £ Competitive depending on skills, experience and background An entrepreneurial gene synthesis organisation are seeking a Research Associate to support the development of vectors for DNA delivery as well as exploring gene editing strategies for therapeutic indications. Core role requirements: Work independently to develop and optimise gene editing strategies for in-house projects Confidently plan, execute, and deliver projects to a high standard and in accordance with project plans Analyse and interpret experimental data; identify and solve experimental problems Drive the evaluation and optimisation of novel gene editing methodologies Deliver gene editing platforms in vitro using non-viral delivery vectors Work collaboratively and support the R&D functions of the Company Undertake any other appropriate roles and responsibilities that reasonably fall within the role holder's skills and experience as requested Keep up to date with relevant scientific and technical developmentsPerson specification: PhD or demonstrable equivalent experience in biological sciences, with significant experience in gene editing Extensive knowledge and practical experience in construct design for genome engineering with CRISPR Application of editing strategies in mammalian cell culture, preferably primary cells Extensive practical experience and a good understanding of molecular biology techniques including DNA cloning, DNA, RNA and protein extraction, electrophoresis, qPCR, Western blotting Experience with viral or non-viral delivery vectors, or electroporation Ability to test and troubleshoot new assays and techniques Excellent team working and communication skillsIf this role profile sounds like what you want to do next, and your CV proves you have the necessary skills and experience to do it, then please apply now through the link or contact Umul Ahmed for more information: (url removed)
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