Job Summary and Essential Functions:
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron markets medicines for eye diseases, colorectal cancer, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including hypercholesterolemia, oncology, rheumatoid arthritis, allergic asthma, and atopic dermatitis.
We are seeking a highly motivated Research Associate to join the Genome Engineering Technology group of Regeneron Pharmaceutical Inc. at Tarrytown, NY. The successful candidate will support on-going projects in developing new technologies for genome and antibody engineering. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in the practical and theoretical aspects of molecular biology, biochemistry and genetics.
-Apply up-to-date molecular cloning techniques to construct targeting vectors and expression vectors.
-Perform RNA and genomic DNA extractions; plasmid purification ; Southern and Western blotting; PCR and RT-PCR.
-Perform transient transfections of mammalian tissue culture cells.
-Design, execute and control experiments based on protocols.
-Develop new methods or technologies and troubleshoot protocols.
-Perform advanced laboratory calculations and manipulations along with the analysis and interpretation of data with little to no supervision.
-Document findings and lab records in a laboratory notebook.
-Communicate experimental results, conclusions and ideas directly to supervisor, project team members and management in quality presentation form.
Experience and Required Skills:
We are looking for candidates with a Bachelor's level degree in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, or a related field.
Preferred candidates will have 1 to 5 years of related laboratory experience or a Master's level degree in a field outlined above and 0 to 4 years of related laboratory experience.
This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron’s unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.
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