Full-Time

Postdoctoral Fellow

Calico Labs

Calico Labs

201-500 employees

Researching and developing therapies for age-related diseases.

Biotechnology

$95,000

Entry, Junior

San Bruno, CA, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • PhD in immunology highly preferred; PhD in cancer biology, molecular biology, or a related field acceptable
  • Hands-on experience with in vivo techniques, including mouse handling/injection, tissue harvest, and isolation of immune cells
  • Proficiency in standard molecular and cellular laboratory techniques such as flow cytometry, CRISPR, single-cell RNAseq, ELISA, Western Blot, primary cell culture
  • Curiosity driven with strong analytical and critical thinking skills, with a capacity to conduct independent research
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills for effective collaboration and dissemination of research findings
Responsibilities
  • Conduct experimental research utilizing various tumor models, dietary interventions, immune cell depletion and adoptive transfer techniques
  • Characterize immune-cell-intrinsic changes through phenotypic, transcriptional, and metabolomic analyses
  • Investigate role of genes and pathways in modulating immune system function in vivo and in vitro primary cell culture using CRISPR modification, etc.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams, including experts in immunology, aging, metabolism, and tumor biology, to integrate and expand research findings
  • Publish and present research outcomes in scientific journals and conferences, contributing to the broader scientific community

Calico Life Sciences, an Alphabet-incubated company, is a unique blend of biotechnology and academia, dedicated to understanding the biology of aging and developing interventions for age-related diseases. The company's culture fosters curiosity-driven discovery science, utilizing advanced technologies and computing capabilities, and is marked by a long-term perspective and relentless focus on quality research. With a vibrant drug-development pipeline and numerous collaborations, Calico is a leader in its field, offering an exciting environment for those passionate about medical breakthroughs and the science of aging.

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$2M

Headquarters

South San Francisco, California

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

18%

2 year growth

42%