Full-Time

Research Associate

Molecular Biology, Applications

Updated on 4/29/2024

Elegen

Elegen

51-200 employees

High-accuracy, long DNA synthesis technology

Biotechnology

Junior

San Carlos, CA, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Excel/Numbers/Sheets
Requirements
  • BA or MS in biology or related field
  • 1+ years of laboratory experience
  • Experience in molecular biology techniques such as cloning, PCR, and gel electrophoresis
  • Experience with DNA handling, quantification, and purification
  • Proficiency in data recording and analysis using Excel
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong track record of working in a collaborative environment on multidisciplinary projects
Responsibilities
  • Independently execute and troubleshoot molecular biology projects
  • Carry out experiments under standard operating procedures
  • Prepare and communicate experimental methodology and data summaries
  • Propose and implement optimization for workflows
  • Partner with scientists to improve analytical methods
  • Ability to multitask and adapt to changing priorities

Elegen is an exceptional workplace for individuals passionate about pushing the boundaries of synthetic biology. The company is a leader in high-accuracy DNA synthesis, offering unique technology that boasts industry-leading speed and quality, with error rates as low as 1:70,000 per base pair. This focus on precision and efficiency makes it an ideal environment for professionals who thrive in high-performance settings dedicated to impactful biotechnological advancements.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$44.9M

Headquarters

San Carlos, California

Founded

2017

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

17%

1 year growth

38%

2 year growth

142%