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In Vitro Immunologist - Gene Therapy

Hertfordshire   •  £30000 - £40000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

HRS are currently looking for a In vitro Immunologist to join a leading Biotech company to be part of the translational research team. As the In vitro Immunologist you will be responsible for the characterisation of the AAV-induced immune response in humans and mice using in-vitro assays. This is a great opportunity for a scientist either from an academic background or industry that is looking to gain experience within the cell and gene therapy space.


Your duties as the In vitro Immunologist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Develop a range of assays, including flow cytometry, qPCR, Western Blot, ELISA to support in vitro and in vivo model development.

2. Designing ex vivo and in vitro immunological and cell based assays to assess immunogenicty of AAV constructs.

3. You will be maintaining primary cell cultures and cell lines.

4. You will be maintaining and developing protocols and data, as well as present data in internal meetings.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the In Vitro Immunologist we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in biological sciences including and not limited to immunology, biochemistry, biology etc.

2. Proven experience in designing ex vivo and in vitro immunological and cell biology techniques including splenocyte antigen recall, ELISPOT, Luminex, multi-colour flow cytometry, ELISAs, qPCR.

3. Ability to take initiative, work independently and take on and drive new challenges.

Key Words: splenocyte antigen recall / ELISPOT/ Luminex / flow cytometry / ELISA / qPCR / enzyme activity assay / Cell Culture / Ex vivo / In vitro / In vivo / Immunology / Cell Based Assays / Assay / AAV / Cell and Gene Therapy

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Hyper Recruitment Solutions
  • Contact: Christina Giakou
  • Phone: 0203 910 2980
  • Reference: J5632296
  • Posted: 2nd October 2019
  • Expires: 30th October 2019

Hyper Recruitment Solutions

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