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Research Assistant: Protein Analytics

Company: Abveris
Location: Canton
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Abveris is Boston's premier antibody discovery company providing contract research services to the biopharma industry. Abveris applies advanced immunization methods combined with B cell screening and hybridoma-based antibody discovery technologies to provide comprehensive gene-to-antibody discovery services. Abveris is developing the next generation of biologics, cell therapies, vaccines, and diagnostics in partnership with global leaders in biopharma. Abveris is a division of Twist Bioscience that prides itself in integrity, teamwork, drive, innovation, and our partner's successes in biologics development. We provide our hard-working team with a generous vacation policy, a matching retirement plan, and free lunch every day. About We are seeking a motivated individual to join our team and expand our bioanalytical department. Using state-of-the art technologies and workflows, this Research Associate would work with the Protein Analytics team to ensure project-specific deliverables are met across a diverse panel of discovery campaigns. The role would involve wet lab experimental design, execution, and data analysis for multiple custom antibody development projects incorporating various biologics assay formats. Responsibilities

  • Developing, running, and troubleshooting antibody and protein purification (i.e., affinity and ion exchange chromatography)
  • Performing HPLC-based antibody characterization assays (i.e. SEC, HIC and CIC) and other molecular assessment tools (i.e. BVP ELISA, PSR and CSI-BLI)
  • Sample handling, sample inventory tracking and assisting with automation integration into the department
  • Concurrently execute multiple antibody discovery projects requiring wet lab activities, data analysis, report generation and preparation of deliverables
  • Record and communicate experimental details, draft reports, and deliver data with a high level of integrity and ethics Preferred Qualifications
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in a scientific discipline required (Biology, Biochemistry, Biochemical Engineering)
    • 1-3 years of prior laboratory experience strongly preferred, with priority toward experience in an industry setting
    • Strong knowledge of biologics characterization, preferably in recombinant protein purification, assay development and protein characterization
    • Previous experience with AKTA, HPLC, Hamilton and/or Octet instruments preferred
    • Direct experience with ELISA, SDS-PAGE, protein quantification and endotoxin assays
    • Ability to troubleshoot scientific processes
    • Ability to work independently, but also collaborate and effectively communicate within and across departmental teams
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
    • Highly organized, detail oriented and able to operate in a fast-paced and growing environment

Keywords: Abveris, Boston , Research Assistant: Protein Analytics, Other , Canton, Massachusetts

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