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Senior Research Biologist

Berkshire   •  Contract/Temporary, Full time


CK Group are recruiting for a Senior Research Biologist to join a to join a global biopharmaceutical company, based in Slough on a contract basis initially for 12 months

Salary:
£24.25 per hour PAYE

Senior Research Biologist Role:

  • Developing complex human multi-cell type assays
  • Using a range of scientific competencies, develop relevant assays for: drug mechanism of action and functional investigation; drug combination screening; clinically-relevant biomarker discovery
  • Investigate the mechanism of action of a drug, its downstream functional effects, synergy with other oncology drugs and to identify gene-expression and proteomic biomarkers of target engagement which are applicable to the clinical trial
  • Use of 3D cell culture, flow cytometry and/or fluorescence imaging, phospho-signalling, gene expression and protein biomarker analysis techniques

Your Background:

  • Experience in human cancer cell biology, particularly in investigating interactions between tumour and stromal cells in the cancer microenvironment
  • History of successful development of human tumour cell culture assays to model the cancer microenvironment (in 2D or 3D) and application of these to anti-cancer drug testing.
  • Significant expertise in flow cytometry or imaging-based proliferation /apoptosis assays and phospho-signalling
  • Molecular biology expertise including RT-PCR and RNA isolation for RNAseq analysis
  • Competent in using plate-based assay platforms such as ELISA/MSD for protein biomarker analysis

Company:
Our clients is focused on creating value for people living with severe diseases in immunology and neurology and more.

Location:
This Senior Research Biologist role will be based at our clients site in Slough, Berkshire

Apply:
For more information, please contact the Key Account Team on 01438 870011 or email pharmacontracts@ckagroup.co.uk. Please quote reference 51837.


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  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Natasha Young
  • Phone: 01246 457722
  • Reference: 51837
  • Posted: 6th October 2021
  • Expires: 3rd November 2021

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