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Open position for Research Assistant in an innovative gene therapy company

R&D group in a start-up gene therapy biotech company is currently seeking a highly motivated Research Assistant.

The successful candidate will join Gyroscope’s highly active research team which is responsible for the delivery of novel adeno-associated virus (AAV) construct designs and early in vitro and in vivo proof-of-concept studies (PoC) for candidates in pre-clinical development. He or she will support all aspects of the projects from early phases and the subsequent transition to clinical development, as well as supporting subsequent small-scale vector manufacture and testing. The role will involve supporting the initiation and subsequent development of innovative improvements in the design, characterisation and manufacture of gene therapy medicines.

Gyroscope’s mission is to develop genetically-defined therapies for the treatment of eye diseases linked to an unbalanced complement system. The company has built up a highly experienced and cross-disciplinary team and is developing cutting edge therapies for eye diseases with unmet medical need.

The position will be based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, UK.

Required skills

  • Experience in cloning, PCR, agarose gel electrophoresis;
  • Experience in performing assays such as western blotting and ELISA;
  • Experience in cell and tissue culture, working under aseptic conditions;
  • Preparation and maintenance of accurate laboratory records.
  • Excellent organisational skills (more…)
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