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Research Associate (Cell Biology)

San Francisco, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job Description

We are setting up to research brain aging and age-related brain diseases. We are seeking talented people who thrive on solving challenging problems and allow them to hone new skills and approaches. The Research Associate (Cell Biology) will support the principal research scientist in executing our projects of cell-based treatment development.



  • Master’s degree in cell biology or a related field

  • Minimum of two years of laboratory experience

  • iPSCs/stem cell culture and differentiation using aseptic techniques is required

  • Experience in the in vitro NSC/neuronal cell culture is asset

  • Prior experience with cell-based assays and in vitro immunology assays is highly desired

  • Highly motivated, hardworking and curious individual with the ability to think innovatively about difficult research problems

  • Ability to perform a wide variety of tasks – from routine to those which require independent thought and analysis

  • Ability to learn quickly and to collaborate with others in a geographically distributed team

  • Strong attention to detail, organized, strong time management skills with the capacity to meet deadlines

  • Flexibility and ability to respond to changing priorities and project directions

  • Applicants must be US citizen or Permanent Resident, as required by the government for the company's investor conditions


Major Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work under the supervision of the lead scientists in R&D projects

  • In vitro experiments on human fibroblast, NSC, and neuronal cell culture, reprogramming, differentiation, and assay development using the stem cell derivatives

  • Assist with and perform other experiments as required. Conduct routine lab duties as assigned

  • Work with the existing team to support and build on current efforts, and also have the opportunity to participate in the creation of new initiatives in strategically targeted areas

Company Description
Stardustries is a biomedical startup focusing on reversing brain aging and curing age-related brain diseases, mainly using cellular reprogramming. We are dealing with Alzheimer's disease.



181 2nd St

San Francisco, CA