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Research Associate, Gene Therapy, Mammalian Foundry
Posted on 3/10/2022
Everett, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • Some experience with molecular biology such as DNA preparation and RNA extractions
  • Familiarity with laboratory automation
  • Familiarity with data analysis platforms such as Python, R, and/or JMP
  • Experience in an industry setting
  • Support senior scientists and engineers in advancing projects by maintaining mammalian cell culture, defined media, and stock reagents for other cell based experiments
  • Collaborate with fellow Mammalian Foundry team members across gene therapy projects on duties in the lab including AAV triple transfection and packaging
  • Attend, participate in, and present results at cross-functional team meetings
  • Generate, analyze, and record high-quality data using Ginkgo LIMS, documentation, and database tools
  • Maintain laboratory records, and contribute to laboratory organization and maintenance
Desired Qualifications
  • BS in a STEM field and 6 months hands-on laboratory experience
  • Fluency in mammalian cell culture, including maintaining cell culture, banking and assessments of cell health and viability
  • BSL2 experience
  • Proficiency with standard software and statistical analysis (e.g., Microsoft Office, Graph Pad Prism)
  • Strong organizational, time management, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Comfort in a fast-paced environment and ability to adjust workload based on changing priorities, coupled with a demonstrated eagerness to learn new things
Ginkgo Bioworks

501-1,000 employees

Biological engineering products developer
Company mission
Ginkgo Bioworks’ mission is to make biology easier to engineer. The company designs custom microorganisms for customers across multiple industries.
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Comprehensive health and parental leave benefits
  • Flexible work options
  • Commuter benefits
  • State-of-the-art labs, work spaces, and conference rooms
  • Competitive 401K contribution
Company Values
  • Fostering a diverse & inclusive environment
  • Promoting individual growth & career development
  • Encouraging creativity & innovation
  • Celebrating passion & drive
  • Keeping Ginkgo weird
  • Caring how our platform is used