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Associate Scientist/Senior Associate Scientist, Cell Biology

Boston, MA

About GentiBio

GentiBio is an emerging biotherapeutics company co-founded by pioneers in Treg biology and synthetic immunology from Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Benaroya Research Institute, and MIGAL Galilee Research Institute. GentiBio is focused on the development of EngTregs programmed to treat autoimmune, alloimmune, autoinflammatory and allergic diseases. GentiBio’s proprietary autologous and allogeneic EngTregs platform integrates key complementary technologies needed to successfully restore immune tolerance and overcome major limitations in existing regulatory T-cell therapeutics.

GentiBio is seeking to build an organization with an exceptional company culture focused on empowerment, care for our team members, an appreciation for diversity and inclusion, and the development of our people. As such, we are looking for candidates who are not just great scientists but individuals who are looking to contribute to building and modeling an outstanding company culture – and having fun while doing so.

GentiBio is building corporate operations in both Boston and Seattle. We are looking for outstanding leaders and scientists to join our team in both of our locations.

Job Summary 

GentiBio is seeking a motivated Associate Scientist/Senior Associate Scientist to join our exciting, fast-growing, and well-financed team to develop novel cell therapies for autoimmune diseases. The successful candidate will support platform development by characterizing engineered Tregs in vitro. We are searching for enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about working at the bench to advance programs and solve technical challenges. This role offers ample opportunities for learning and growth. 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Foster the culture of seeking and giving help, inclusion, authenticity, and fun
  • Isolate, culture, and engineer primary mouse and human immune cells 
  • Work closely with the team to design and perform immunoassays to characterize engineered Tregs
  • Maintaining electronic notebook records, perform data analysis, and prepare summary reports
  • Present plans and data to multiple cross-functional scientific teams
  • Work in an engaged team environment both collaboratively and independently

Qualifications and Education Requirements  

  • BS/MS (non-PhD role) in immunology, cellular biology, or related discipline with prior laboratory experience 
  • Hands-on experience with primary mouse or human T cell culture required
  • Experience with one or more of the following techniques/assays: cytokine assays (MACS), FACS, and MLR assays  
  • Familiarity with electroporation, viral transduction and genome engineering preferred 
  • Demonstrated ability to generate reliable data and analyze datasets
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, with an ability to embrace change and multi-task in a fast-growing environment
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