Scientist – Biology

Updated on 5/21/2024



51-200 employees

AI-driven discovery of bioactive compounds

AI & Machine Learning


San Bruno, CA, USA

  • PhD in a scientific discipline
  • Experience with high content screening and automated liquid handling
  • Deep biological knowledge of chronic diseases
  • Expertise in common nucleic acid, protein, and cell-based techniques
  • Experience with ELISA-based systems
  • Experience with fluorescent, chemiluminescent, and bioluminescent labeling and detection approaches
  • Excellent computer and quantitative skills
  • Experience investigating human health processes and metabolomics
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex concepts
  • Strong attention to detail and safety
  • Design, develop, execute, and analyze data from in vitro experiments
  • Develop high-throughput screening biological assays
  • Source, implement, optimize, and perform assays representing bioactivities
  • Lead investigations to deliver mechanistic insights into lead compounds
  • Prepare, maintain, and manage appropriate cell lines and biological tools
  • Team with natural product chemists and computational biologists
  • Work with the Medical and Scientific Affairs nutrition team
  • Partner with external groups to design and interpret preclinical and clinical studies

Brightseed employs its proprietary A.I. platform, Forager®, to expedite the identification of bioactive compounds in nature, pinpointing their specific health benefits. This technological foresight not only accelerates discovery timelines from years to months but also partners with varied organizations to enhance health-oriented consumer products. The firm’s dedicated approach to leveraging AI for health advancements makes it a compelling workplace for professionals keen on making impactful contributions in bioactive research and consumer health advancements.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Hybrid work flexibility

Medical, dental, & vision

Unlimited PTO

Life insurance


401(k) plan

Mental health platform

Employee discounts

Cell phone & commuter costs

Parental leave