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Senior Research Associate

NeuCyte, Inc. – San Carlos, CA

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Who we are:

NeuCyte is an early stage biotechnology company that focuses on developing treatments for those suffering from neurological and neurodegenerative disorders. We develop translatable cell-based assays for modelling neuro related disorders using patient-derived and genetically-engineered neural cell types to discover novel therapeutics. Based on our SynFire® technology, our proprietary human neural in vitro platforms assess complex electrophysiological and

morphological readouts suited for target identification and validation, as well as drug efficacy testing.

What we're looking for: 

We seek a highly motivated Senior Research Associate with strong mammalian cell culture experience to join our team. Applicants must be able to keep up with the fast pace of a small biotech startup and work on multiple projects at a time. An individual with neuroscience and human stem cell research experience is preferred.     

What you'll do:

  • Routine maintenance of various human stem cell cultures (ES, iPS and NSC)

  • Contribute to the development of in vitro assays to analyze and assess multiple neural phenotypes.

  • Basic molecular biology assays (i.e. DNA, RNA and protein purification and analysis)

  • Day to day laboratory duties



  • MS with 3 years of closely related technical experience, preferably in a pharmaceutical or biotech lab environment. 

  • Must be organized and work well in small work groups.

  • Must be able to assist in trouble shooting activities and process optimization under the guidance of more experienced personnel.

  • Detail oriented. 

  • Clear written and verbal communication skills with excellent record keeping is required.

  • A self-motivator with the ability to handle multiple projects at once.



  • Competitive salary and benefits

NeuCyte is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and celebrating diversity.

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