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Research Associate-Molecular Biology

M6P Therapeutics Saint Louis, MO

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

About the position

M6P Therapeutics is looking for a Research Associate to join our Molecular Biology team. Reporting to the Director, R&D the successful candidate will be part of a multi-disciplinary team working to develop gene therapies for the treatment of various Lysosome Storage Disorders (LSDs). This is a unique opportunity to join an innovative and dynamic company developing meaningful, best-in-class therapies to address unmet medical needs at an early stage.

Who will love this job

  • Someone patient-focused - the goal of serving patients with LSDs guides our every decision
  • A data enthusiast- you live for data integrity which you maintain through an unwavering attention to details and meticulous organization skills
  • A problem solver- you are an effective scientist who enjoys tackling new challenges
  • A collaborator- you enjoy working with your team to achieve the best results
  • A student- you are intellectually curious and have a willingness to learn
  • An entrepreneur- you thrive in an entrepreneurial environment where you can make a real difference in people's lives

What you'll do

  • Primer design, PCR and molecular cloning
  • DNA and RNA extraction
  • Perform in vitro cell studies to identify enzyme candidates
  • Work closely with team members to evaluate novel proteins for experimentally determined biochemical and biophysical properties
  • Thoroughly document experiments and communicate results across program groups

You should have

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences or related field
  • An interest in rare diseases work
  • Your own unique perspective and talents

Who we are

M6P Therapeutics is an early stage, well-funded, biotechnology company based in St. Louis, MO developing next-generation enzyme replacement and gene therapies for Lysosomal Storage Disorders (LSDs).

Our employees are central to our ability to achieve our goal of helping all patients with LSDs. Industry experts in rare disease drug development who excel in an entrepreneurial environment and value critical thinking, collaboration, and decisions grounded in science thrive at M6P.

For our employees, we offer a multitude of benefits from competitive salaries, bonus incentives, stock options, relocation assistance, medical, dental, and vision coverage, flexible vacation, disability coverage, employer paid life insurance, employee assistance resources, and a 401(k) plan.

We are committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment at M6P. We know that different perspectives make companies better and we are conscious of that in every business decision we make.

M6P Therapeutics


Saint Louis, MO



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