Spring 2024 Co-op: Cell Process Development
Posted on 9/7/2023
Prime Medicine

51-200 employees

Gene editing biotechnology company
Company Overview
Prime Medicine's mission is to transform the lives of patients with debilitating diseases through the application of our groundbreaking Prime Editing platform and technology. The company uses Prime Editing, a next-generation gene editing approach that they believe can address the genetic cause of disease and potentially provide patients with long-lasting cures.
Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Biology & Biotech
  • M.S. in Bio/Chemical Engineering or Biology area
  • Hands-on experience with aseptic techniques (cell/tissue culture) required
  • Experience with data analysis software (Excel, Prism, MATLAB)
  • Ability to accurately record experiments and observations
  • Team player who can also work independently
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Assist in the design and execution of process development experiments (generate procedures, execute/document experiments, generate/analyze data, write summary reports)
  • Primary and immortalized mammalian cell culture and passaging
  • Kitting, verification and assistance during cell therapy process development runs within a small team
  • Provide support with characterization (i.e., cell counting, flow cytometry, biochemical assays) of samples generated during cell process development runs
  • Conduct small-scale process development experiments and Design of Experiments to enable process improvements, process characterization, and develop the process control strategy
  • Contribute to trouble-shooting of process unit operations
  • Perform data compilation, analysis and interpretation, including presentations to the team
Desired Qualifications
  • Candidate currently pursuing a MS degree
  • Experience with cell-based and/or molecular biology assays
  • Familiarity with bioprocessing principles
  • Previous co-op experience in biotechnology industry
  • Problem-solver who enjoys troubleshooting
  • Highly motivated with desire to learn new processes and techniques
  • Ability to work independently and within a team