Senior Scientist, Neuromuscular Research, GMU
Company: Principia Biopharma Inc.
Posted on: June 7, 2021
We are seeking a Senior Scientist to join the Genomics Medicine
Unit and play a role in identifying strategies to treat
neuromuscular disorders with a focus on muscular dystrophies. The
successful candidate will support the development of gene therapy
strategies targeting the muscle and ensure successful translation
of pre-clinical gene therapy programs.
Lead the technical development of novel gene therapy strategies
for muscle diseases.
Responsible for applying expertise to execute experiments and/or
studies in a time-sensitive manner.
Develop and maintain a culture of teamwork and
- Possess strong presentation and communication skills, and the
ability to work in a team-oriented environment will be vital.
Ph.D. in life science with 2 - 3 years of post-doctoral
experience or biotech/biopharma.
Demonstrated experience and expertise in muscle biology and
experience with animal models of neuromuscular disease is a
In-depth knowledge in molecular biology with prior lab
experience in designing and performing molecular cloning of
plasmids is required.
Knowledgeable and skilled in designing and conducting in-vivo
mouse studies and ex-vivo cell-based assays.
Experience working with in vitro and in vivo disease models
using molecular biology and histological techniques including DNA,
RNA and protein extraction, immunohistochemistry,
immunofluorescence, in-situ hybridization, western blot, qPCR, and
Experience using animal models of disease, including
pharmacological testing by different modes of delivery, functional
endpoint testing, tissue collection and preparation for various
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to effectively communicate ideas and document
- Candidates must be authorized to work in the USA.
Sanofi US Services, Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal
Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a
culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed;
religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital,
domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender
identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation;
disability; veteran or military status or liability for military
status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood
trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to
genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.
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operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap
into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and
have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be
leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and
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