Research Associate

GigaGen seeks a talented, highly motivated Research Associate to work alongside PhD-level scientists on research funded by a $50 million co-development deal with Grifols, plus Phase II SBIR grants from the NCI and NIAID. This project involves high-throughput discovery and development of therapeutic antibody drug candidates from human and mouse immune repertoires. The work involves significant cell culture work, including a bioreactor and flow cytometry. The ideal candidate has a recent bachelor’s degree from a leading research institution, plus 5-10 years of laboratory research experience.

The following skills would be useful:

  • Mammalian cell culture techniques
  • Recombinant protein expression
  • Processing primary cell samples
  • Flow cytometry
  • General molecular biology, such as PCR and nucleic acid extraction
  • High throughput screening technologies