Senior Research Associate

Molecular Biology

Posted on 5/14/2024

Sana Biotechnology

Sana Biotechnology

201-500 employees

Develops engineered cell-based medical therapies



San Bruno, CA, USA

Required Skills
Data Analysis
  • MA/MS/MBA with 2+ years of relevant experience; or BA/BS with 4+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience with plate-based immunoassays (ELISA, MSD, Luminex) and ddPCR
  • Background in immunology, molecular biology, cell biology
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with Smartsheet, QX Manager, Softmax Pro, and data analysis software (e.g. JMP, Geneious, Snapgene, SoftMax Pro), and other applications
  • Knowledge of T cell biology and immune cell therapy (e.g., viral vectors, CAR T functional assays) is preferred
  • Ability to think critically and demonstrate troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communicate skills for technical and non-technical audiences
  • Detail oriented, self-motivated, independent, adaptable, and able to prioritize and manage several projects concurrently
  • Develop robust analytical methods for characterizing intermediates, drug substance, drug products, and measuring residual impurities
  • Draft technical documents (e.g., Test Methods, SOPs, Development Reports, Technical Reports, and comprehensive study plans
  • Maintain accurate documentation of experiments in ELN and reports
  • Work closely with Analytical Operations and QC during knowledge transfer, method transfer and co-qualification activities
  • Maintain, calibrate, and operate analytical equipment and instruments
  • Ensure that departmental areas are maintained per established policies and guidelines
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for one or more analytical techniques
  • Overcome obstacles (time constraints, material limitations and instrumental capabilities) through creative solutions, collaboration and problem solving

Sana Biotechnology specializes in utilizing engineered cells as medicines to address various diseases and developing novel delivery technologies to repair and control genes in cells. The company also focuses on enabling broader access to therapies through scalable manufacturing solutions.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Seattle, Washington



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth