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Research Associate

Company: Cocrystal Pharma Inc
Location: Bothell
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Cocrystal Pharma Inc. has an exciting opportunity for a motivated and passionate Research Associate to join our drug discovery team and serve an essential role in driving our research for new antiviral therapeutics. This role will be responsible for performing expression, purification, and characterization of recombinant proteins. The successful candidate will have a desire to be part of a highly innovative company aimed at developing new medicine for the treatment of acute and chronic infectious diseases. Key responsibilities include: Preparing liter-scale E. coli cultures and cell pellets overexpressing recombinant proteins. Purifying protein from bacteria or baculovirus source to homogeneity for biochemical/biophysical assays and protein crystallization. Assist in developing fluorescence- and/or radioisotope-based biochemical assays. Good working knowledge of protein chromatography and protein characterization. Maintain database and follow standard operation procedure (SOP). Manage multiple projects simultaneously, and work in a highly collaborative team environment. Independently write scientific/technical reports and presentations. Clearly communicate with project team members. Must think critically and work resourcefully to resolve technical problems. Consistently record experimental results in laboratory notebook and comply with all Cocrystal Pharma safety policies. Qualifications and Experience: B.S. in Biology or related field of study with 1-3 years of lab experience; or M.S. in Biology or related field of study. Demonstrated experience in protein purification and protein characterization. Demonstrated molecular biology (cloning) experience. Ability to review and synthesize scientific literature and conduct qualitative and quantitative analyses. Ability to quickly learn new techniques, effectively communicate results and troubleshoot problems. Flexibility and prioritization skills to meet personal and group goals. Excellent teamwork and written and verbal communication skills are required. Ability to excel in both individual and team environments. Cocrystal Pharma, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of an individual---s race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. Company Description Cocrystal Pharma, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company discovering and developing novel antiviral therapeutics as treatments for serious and/or chronic viral diseases. We employ unique structure-based technologies and Nobel Prize winning expertise to create first- and best-in-class antiviral drugs. These technologies are designed to efficiently deliver small molecule therapeutics that are safe, effective, and convenient to administer. We are a tight-knit team of scientific minds and innovators who are passionate about what we do. We are constantly seeking talented individuals with the same passion for discovering and developing novel antiviral therapeutics that target the replication process.

Keywords: Cocrystal Pharma Inc, Seattle , Research Associate, Other , Bothell, Washington

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