Senior Scientist- Megakaryocyte specialist

Senior Scientist, Megakaryocytes, Cambridge

Your new company

As a breakthrough biotech, driven by a group of experienced entrepreneurs who pioneered genome editing, and more specifically brought CRISPR to life, our client is on a mission to utilise their novel cell therapy platform, with the power of synthetic biology and genome editing to change the landscape of current methods to tackle incurable diseases.

By integrating CRISPR technology to engineer iPSCs, their aim is to pave new approaches with novel cell therapies, thus bringing significant improvement in the treatment of autoimmune and cancerous diseases.

Your new role

As a member of the Discovery Biology team, you will focus mainly on megakaryocyte differentiation, helping to build laboratory- based expertise in megakaryocyte and platelet biology. This will involve applying your knowledge in megakaryocyte biology to strengthen the capabilities of the team, mentoring other team members and liaising with programme leaders and team members to planning different assays.

A large part of the role will be to support in vitro megakaryocyte differentiation and characterisation work streams in alignment with team strategy.

What you'll need to succeed

  • PhD or MSc with experience in megakaryocytes or progenitors and their characterisation
  • Experience differentiating either human or murine iPSCs/ HSCs to megakaryocytes
  • ELISA, flow cytometry and immunofluorescence
  • Experience with platelet aggregation and activation assays
  • Familiarity with complex culture systems (3D matrices etc)

What you need to do now
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Job Type
Working Pattern
Scientific and R&D
Scientific and Engineering
£50,000- £60,000

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Isla Cassells, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in London-City
4th Floor, 107 Cheapside

Telephone: 03330106176