Research Scientist – Molecular Biology

Deep Genomics
Job Location
101 College Street
Toronto, ON M5G1L7
  • Exciting opportunity for a hard-working individual to gain a leading role in the future of AI-driven genetic medicine development.
  • Inspiring, creative and fast-moving startup in downtown Toronto.
  • Highly competitive compensation, including meaningful stock ownership.
Job Description

We are looking for a highly motivated and talented research scientist with a strong background in molecular/cellular biology, genomics or a related field to join our experimental biology team at JLABS in Toronto. The ideal candidate for this position is a molecular/cellular biologist who can perform lead optimization with the support of our AI researchers, molecular geneticists and experimental team.

Key responsibilities:

    • Take a leading role in the design, optimization and troubleshooting of experiments and high-throughput methodologies relating to mechanistic and molecular validation of antisense oligonucleotide therapeutics in cell culture systems.
    • Design, execute, and troubleshoot functional validation studies of lead antisense oligonucleotides in human organoids, xenografts and animal models.
    • Work closely with our computational team to develop novel high-throughput assays/platforms to train and improve our AI platform.
  • PhD in molecular/cellular biology or related discipline with at least 3 years of postgraduate experience.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with classic and advanced molecular and cellular biology methodologies, mammalian cell cultures, organoids, xenografts and animal models.
  • Ability to develop high-throughput protocols and standard operating procedures.
  • Excellent problem recognition, definition, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organization skills – uses time efficiently and works accurately in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience collaborating with computational biologists.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
How to Apply
About Our Organization

Deep Genomics is a Toronto-based startup company that is developing oligonucleotide therapies using its specialized AI platform. Founded in 2015, Deep Genomics brings together a multidisciplinary team of world-leading experts in machine learning, genomics, biochemistry and molecular biology.

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