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Senior Research Associate, Stem Cell Differentiation

Company: Astellas
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Research Associate, Stem Cell Differentiation Do you want to be part of an inclusive team that works to develop innovative therapies for patients? Every day, we are driven to develop and deliver innovative and effective new medicines to patients and physicians. If you want to be part of this exciting work, you belong at Astellas! Astellas Pharma Inc. is a pharmaceutical company conducting business in more than 70 countries around the world. We are committed to turning innovative science into medical solutions that bring value and hope to patients and their families. Keeping our focus on addressing unmet medical needs and conducting our business with ethics and integrity enables us to improve the health of people throughout the world. For more information on Astellas, please visit our website at Universal Cells, an affiliate of Astellas located in Seattle, WA, is focused on the development and commercialization of stem cell and regenerative medicine therapies. We conduct clinical-grade gene editing of stem cells to produce cells that avoid rejection and can be used in allogeneic cell therapy treatments to treat all patients that need them. OUR GOAL - ONE CELL FOR EVERYONENO IMMUNE SUPPRESSION. NO DONOR MATCHING. NO REJECTION. We are a dynamic team of research and scientific professionals who are passionate about turning science and innovation into medical solutions. Through our diversity, scientific knowledge, professional rigor and focus on innovation, we are merging our technology with the Astellas drug development expertise to unlock cures to many therapies. Join our team of committed, enthusiastic professionals devoted to making the most effective, life-saving cell therapy products in the world. Universal Cells (UCI) is announcing a Senior Research Associate, Stem Cell Differentiationopportunity at their facility in Seattle, WA. Purpose:The primary purpose of the Senior Research Associate is to conduct research focused on the differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells into various hematopoietic cell types. This position will work primarily in a laboratory setting in close collaboration with a lead scientist and other R&D teams. Essential Job Responsibilities:Differentiate human pluripotent stem cells into various hematopoietic cell types.Culture and maintain human pluripotent stem cells and other cell types, including primary immune cells and cell lines.Characterize undifferentiated and differentiated cell types using a variety of techniques including multi-color flow cytometry.Perform experiments independently with careful attention to detail, accurately record procedures/data/results in a timely manner.Interprets data, draws appropriate conclusions from experimental work, and presents findings in team meetings. Compiles and summarizes experiments for reports as needed.Closely collaborate with other members of the R&D team and with other teams within Universal Cells to support multi-disciplinary studies.Performs other duties as assigned or special projects as needed. Quantitative Dimensions:Direct impact on research related to pre-clinical research programs.Potential to generate intellectual property.Assay and protocol development. Organizational Context:Reports to Associate DirectorCollaborates regularly with Scientists and RA's in Universal Cells.PDN-99213778-03d4-4b16-b613-f17d4b5f9a58

Keywords: Astellas, Seattle , Senior Research Associate, Stem Cell Differentiation, Other , Seattle, Washington

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