Research Scientist, CRISPR, Neuroscience

We are seeking a highly motivated scientist to join the early target discovery group in the Neuroscience department. The scientist will focus on utilizing human pluripotent stem cell-derived neurons to aid in target discovery and validation in the areas of neurodegeneration and psychiatry.

• Develop hPSC models and relevant phenotypic cell-based and biochemical assays to study neurodegenerative, neurodevelopmental, and psychiatric disorders
• Employ CRISPR technology to generate reporter cell lines and perform KO studies and CRISPR screens in hPSC-derived neurons
• Analyze, interpret, and communicate scientific data

Employer: Novartis
Location: Cambridge, MA
Sector: Industry
Degree required: BS or MS
Conditions: NDG
Job posted: December 13th, 2018
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