Cell Culture Technical Specialist in Andover, MA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 7/15/2018

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Job Description


Responsibilities:

  • Work with a team of scientists to help develop a cell culture and purification process for a specific portfolio thereapeutic protein molecule. 
  • Perform various assays to assess the productivity and product quality of of the material generated from cell culture and purification processes.
  • Assist in executing various cell culture and purification process related experimentation.
  • Run various assays to assess the productivity and product quality attributes of the molecule. These assays including western blots, octet, RP-HPLC, size exclusion chromatography (SEC), HCP and glycan analysis etc.
  • Oerform cell maintainance and conduct cell culture experiments in shakeflasks, bioreactors, miniature bioreactors (ambr15) etc.
  • Assist with development/refinment of filteration and chromatophagy steps including, but not limited to, anion-exchange chromatography (AEX), cation-exchange chromatography (CEX), hydrophobic interaction chromatography, ultrafilteration and diafilteration etc.

Qualifications:

  • BS/BA in Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biology or equivalent; Master's degree preferred
  • 0-2 year’s industrial experience required.
  • Ability to perform aseptic cell culture and molecular biology assays including western blots, octet and qRT-PCR.
  • Experience in performing RP-HPLC, SEC, AEX and CEX desired
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with scientists

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