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Immunology Research Associate – Evelo Therapeutics (Cambridge, MA)

By December 18, 2015Jobs

Full Time
Cambridge, MA

*Job Description:*
We are seeking a talented and dedicated Research Associate who is interested in joining a highly dynamic and intellectually challenging work environment and ready to multi-task within scope. The successful candidate will have experience in immunology and will be intimately involved in the establishment and management of a multifunctional biology lab.

*Basic responsibilities:*
– Maintain and propagate mammalian cell lines
– Perform standard molecular and cell biology experiments (DNA, RNA,
protein)
– Develop and run immune cell-based assays on various platforms as directed
– Perform lab management duties: procurement, vendor and regulatory contact
*Desired skills and experience:*
– Expertise in mammalian cell line propagation and maintenance
– Multicolor flow cytometry, cytokine/chemokine profiling on Luminex  or
similar platform
– Cell viability/proliferation and metabolic assays
– Ex vivo sample processing, including DNA extraction and
immunohistochemistry
– Immunofluorescence and high content imaging
– Sample preparation for DNA and RNA sequencing
– Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, team player spirit
*Education and work experience:*
– MS degree in biological sciences or related field
– 2-5 years of relevant experience in academia or industry

*About Evelo*
Evelo Therapeutics is dedicated to transforming cancer therapy througha
deep understanding of the cancer microbiome. Evelo is discovering and
developing Oncobiotic™ therapies, novel treatments designed to attack
cancer by disrupting the microbial envrionment which supports tumors and
protects them from the body’s immune system. Evelo’s platform disrupts the
tumor microenvironment at the metabolic and stromal levels and provides
next-generation, microbiome-based immunotherapeutics. Founded at Flagship
VentureLabs, Evelo is the first microbiome company foscused on cancer. For
more information, please visit www.evelotx.com.

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