Research Scientist, Neuro Discovery Group

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals is seeking a highly skilled PhD scientist to join their newly initiated Neuro Discovery group. This individual will be a key player in investigating the mechanism of action and pharmacological properties of Dicerna’s RNAi therapeutics in the central and peripheral nervous system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading internal and external research efforts to understand the mechanism of action and activity of siRNAs in the central and peripheral nervous system
  • Conducting siRNA drug candidate screening hit identification, and in vivo lead optimization
  • Preparing high quality technical reports and summaries for internal use and inclusion in key regulatory documents (e.g. INDs and NDAs)
  • Reviewing literature and providing insights to research directions, while predominantly making hands-on contributions to research
Employer: Dicerna Pharmaceuticals
Location: Cambridge, MA
Sector: Industry
Degree required: PhD
Conditions: NDG
Job posted: February 6th, 2019
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