Research Associate: Adipogenesis
Posted on 2/24/2023
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • A background in cell biology
  • Experience with tissue culture and aseptic technique. Accuracy and consistency in your results
  • Ability to adjust to new protocols, and troubleshoot/refine conditions
  • Within 1 month you will have learned Wildtype's preadipocyte cell line establishment and adipocyte differentiation methodologies
  • Within 3 months you will have set your professional development goals for the next 2 years. You will have carried out experiments to improve lipid uptake efficiency and to increase adipocyte differentiation efficiency
  • Within 6 months you will have helped our group gather enough data to narrow differentiation parameters to focus on in the next round of experiments. You will also have become familiar with our cell line establishment/development efforts
  • Within 12 months you will have helped establish new preadipocyte cell lines and refined our adipocyte differentiation protocols. You will have started designing and executing your own experiments
  • Establish new marine species cell lines for adipocyte differentiation
  • Optimize culture conditions to maximize lipid uptake by marine cell lines
  • Improve differentiation efficiency in 2D and 3D cultures
  • Interpret experiment results and recommend new conditions to test
  • Carry out protocols in various cell culture vessels
  • Perform experiments to systematically improve culture efficiency and yield at bench scale

51-200 employees

Cellular agriculture & seafood development technology
Company Overview
Wildtype's mission is to be able to sustainably meet the new demand on our food supply. They create new tools and harness the potential of cellular agriculture to grow seafood without relying on wild or farmed fish. They strive for healthier food and healthier oceans.
  • Mentorship, educational reimbursement, and professional growth
  • Health, vision, & dental coverage
  • Commuter & culinary benefits package
  • 401k matching
  • Stock options
Company Core Values
  • Crewmates
  • Transparency
  • Discovery
  • Urgency
  • Accountability