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Research Associate

YOH Carlsbad, CA
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Research Associate

Job Description:

  • We are currently seeking a qualified, highly motivated individual for the position of Research Associate in our Oncology Drug Discovery group.
  • The successful candidate will be a member of a fast-paced and interactive research group evaluating novel antisense drugs for our oncology programs.
  • This position requires an individual with high proficiency in hands-on animal work as well as solid expertise in basic tissue culture and biochemistry techniques.


  • Evaluation and characterization of pharmacological responses to antisense compounds in various in vitro and in vivo cancer models
  • Organize and perform pre-study activities (e.g. planning, protocol development, animal and reagent ordering)
  • Perform study procedures (formulations, treatments, blood collections, necropsies and tissue collection) on mice and rats
  • Perform sample processing and analysis (e.g. qPCR, immunoblot and ELISA analysis on blood and tissue samples)
  • Collect and analyze study data
  • Other duties as assigned


  • BS/MS in Cell Biology, Oncology or related discipline
  • Solid experience with animal handling is imperative
  • Experience with oncology disease mouse models
  • Proficiency in drug administration (sc, iv, ip, oral gavage), blood collection and necropsies in rodents
  • Solid experience with tissue culture techniques
  • Experience with biochemistry techniques (e.g. RNA extraction, qPCR, immunoblot and ELISA)
  • Knowledge of molecular and cellular biology of cancer
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent organizational skills and multi-tasking abilities
  • Ability to effectively communicate scientific findings
  • Ability to be productive and thrive in a fast-paced work environment


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Carlsbad, California 92008
Carlsbad, CA
92008 USA