Research Associate II


Cambridge, MA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Research Sci/Assoc/Mgr
  • Post Date: 01/18/2021
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  • Company Address: 88 Beacon Street, Apt 54, Somerville, MA, 02143

About eGenesis

eGenesis is a life sciences company focused on development and commercialization of engineered organisms for the benefit of human health. The company's technology is based on the next-generation genome engineering tool set, CRISPR. eGenesis' team of scientists and advisers include world recognized leaders in the field of genome engineering and regenerative medicine.

Job Description


At eGenesis, we aspire to deliver safe and effective human transplantable cells, tissue and organs utilizing the latest advancements in genome editing.



We are seeking a motivated and experienced research associate to join our team and contribute to cell line construction. The candidate should have a strong background in cell biology, including primary cell isolation, culture, and transfection. The candidate will be a member of the genome engineering team and report to a senior scientist. This is a full-time position. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to practice cutting-edge genome engineering techniques and make an impact to human health.


  • Isolate, culture, passage, and freeze primary cells
  • Perform transfection to deliver gene editing reagents into cells
  • Characterize cells by Next Gen Sequencing, PCR, and FACS analysis
  • Prepare medium and common reagents
  • Enter experiments and sample registrations into ELN
  • Summarize and present data to the group
  • Adhere to guidelines for personnel and laboratory safety and environment protection



  • BS/MS degree in cell biology, molecular biology, animal science or related discipline
  • Minimally 2 years of cell culture experience in academia or industry
  • Experience in mammalian primary cell culture
  • Previous exposure to FACS analysis
  • Candidate with hands-on experience with general molecular biology techniques, including molecular cloning, plasmid isolation, PCR, NGS will be given preference
  • Attention to detail, strong organization skills, and ability to prioritize and multitask efficiently in a result-oriented, dynamic environment
  • Willing to collaborate and contribute to team goals
  • Good oral and written communication skills

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