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Senior Tissue and Data Acquisition Specialist
Updated on 3/22/2023
Experience Level
  • A Ph.D. in biology or a related field OR 5 years of experience studying central or peripheral disease biology, with a preference for gut and skin-related immunological disorders, or neurodegenerative disease
  • Exceptional written, verbal, communication, and organizational skills; able to influence widely across diverse internal and external audiences
  • Familiarity with one or more -omics data types or technologies (e.g., bulk or single-nuclei RNA-Seq, long-read RNA-Seq, proteomics, genomics)
  • Demonstrated experience linking therapeutic targets (e.g., genes, proteins, receptors) to disease through known interactions or pathways
  • A flexible and resilient mindset - you must be able to adjust easily to new or changing circumstances and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • A focus on patient impact and desire to develop meaningful therapeutics
  • Experience using Benchling software
  • Experience handling and processing human tissues
  • Experience with nucleic acid extraction and QC and/or library prep for -omics data generation
  • Experience with R and Python for basic bioinformatic analyses
  • Experience interacting with human tissue banks
  • Data organization and familiarity with database language and queries (e.g. SQL, neo4j)
Verge Genomics

11-50 employees

AI drug discovery biotech company
Company Overview
Verge Genomics is on a mission to develop better drugs, faster using technology. The company has built an end-to-end technology-driven drug discovery platform centered around one of the field’s largest human genomics databases in neuroscience.
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching for contributions
  • Disability insurance, Life insurance, Dependant Care FSA and Healthcare FSA
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Access to free onsite fitness center
  • Free snacks and lunch for employees who work onsite
  • WFH stipend for employees who work remotely
Company Core Values
  • We commit to embracing courageous ambition
  • We commit to treating every situation as an opportunity to improve
  • We commit to revealing our authentic truths (facts, feelings, things I imagine) to each other