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  • Research Assistant III – Molecular Diagnostics
    Research and Technology Development

    We are seeking a Research Assistant III to work on developing new technologies to study the brain and diagnose neurodegenerative disease. The Research Assistant (RA) will work with a multidisciplinary team at the Wyss Institute working on isolating exosomes and other biomarkers from human biofluids read out the molecular state of brain cells. This position is for someone who is excited about science and enjoys working at the bench. A range of candidates will be considered, including those with full-time, post-university research experience and recent grads with significant research experience. This would be a good opportunity for someone interested in gaining additional research experience before graduate school. [56233BR]

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  • Staff Scientist-Computational Biology
    Research and Technology Development

    We are looking for an innovative computational biologist with expertise in bioinformatics, omics research and machine learning to join our Brain Targeting Program and Biostasis teams. Reporting to the Principal Investigator on the Brain Targeting Program you will perform as a key member of omics-intensive research projects. You will collaborate closely with other members of the Wyss community of faculty, staff scientists and engineers, post-docs, and students. [56335BR]

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  • Research Assistant II – DNA Barcoding and Biomolecular Imaging
    Research and Technology Development

    We are looking for a lab technician to join our rapidly growing team within the Yin lab at the Wyss Institute focused on DNA transforming bioimaging. We have developed a pipeline leveraging DNA barcoding for rapid, high throughput sequential imaging at the cellular atlas of the body. Reporting to the project leads, you will assist in key research studies involving developing DNA-barcoded molecular probes and biomarker detections at sub-cellular level. Additionally, you will be closely involved in the continued development of our high-throughput biomolecular imaging. [55963BR]

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  • Research Assistant III – Cell Culture and Host-Microbiome Interactions
    Research and Technology Development

    We are currently seeking a Research Assistant to significantly contribute to a research program funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation involving the use of microfluidic cell based in vitro models to study the role of the microbiome and immune component on the vaginal epithelium. As part of the Bioinspired Therapeutics & Diagnostics Platform and reporting to the Staff Scientist, you will manage primary cell cultures, including, but not limited to, primary intestinal organoids or vaginal and cervical epithelial cells and organ specific endothelial cells. You will be expected to learn new skills, and troubleshoot any technical issues that arise, and contribute intellectually to the project. [55888BR]

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  • Research Assistant III – Microbiology and Host-Microbiome Interactions
    Research and Technology Development

    We are currently seeking a Research Assistant to significantly contribute to a research program funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation involving the use of microfluidic cell based in vitro models to study the role of the microbiome on the vaginal epithelium. As part of the Bioinspired Therapeutics & Diagnostics Platform and reporting to the Staff Scientist, you will manage non-pathogenic and pathogenic bacterial cultures, grown in aerobic and anaerobic conditions, as well as microbiome co-culture on organ chips. You will be expected to learn new skills, troubleshoot any technical issues that arise, and contribute intellectually to the project. [55889BR]

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  • Lead Staff Scientist: Biomaterials & Product Development
    Research and Technology Development

    We are seeking an innovative scientific leader with demonstrated expertise in program leadership, materials characterization, formulation or product development and general regulatory /GMP requirements to lead a dynamic team dedicated to the discovery, development, and translation of novel therapies for the treatment of disease. [55992BR]

     

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  • Staff Scientist – Brain Targeting Program
    Research and Technology Development

    We are looking for a talented Scientist to support the discovery and validation of novel antibody (Ab) shuttles that efficiently deliver therapeutic payloads across the blood-brain barrier (BBB) and the development of human in vitro models of Alzheimer’s disease, along with their use to investigate the role of the BBB in Alzheimer’s Disease mechanisms and treatments. Reporting to the Senior Staff Scientist, you will work closely with a multidisciplinary team as part of our Bioinspired Therapeutics and Diagnostics platform. This team synergizes the strength of both in vitro cellular systems (Transwell and Human BBB Chip) and in vivo humanized transgenic mouse models to develop new approaches to brain delivery of therapeutics and diagnostics. [55991BR]

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  • Staff Scientist- Translational Immunotherapy
    Research and Technology Development

    We are looking for an innovative scientist with experience working with the modulation of T Cell and Dendritic Cell function in cancer, autoimmune, and/or other disease models. Familiarity with in vivo and in vitro models of innate and adaptive immune responses, flow cytometric characterization and separation of various immune cell populations, and biomarkers or imaging modalities relevant to immunological endpoints is essential. Reporting to the Lead Staff Scientist, and in collaboration with Core Faculty Member, David Mooney, you will develop and conduct functional assays and utilize models to validate the biological properties and therapeutic potential of Immunotherapy treatments. As a part of our Advanced Technology Team, you will be exposed to many different technologies in areas ranging from therapeutics and diagnostics to synthetic biology and materials science, with the goal to identify new product solutions and the unique opportunity to follow your passion either at the Institute or as a future co-founder of a Wyss start-up. [55713BR]

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  • Electrical Engineer
    Research and Technology Development

    We are looking for an innovative engineer with significant expertise in electrical and systems engineering to join our advanced technology team. Reporting to the Lead Staff Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting and driving a variety of device efforts across the institute. As a part of our Advanced Technology Team, you will be exposed to many different technologies in areas ranging from therapeutics and diagnostics to synthetic biology and materials science, with the goal to identify new product solutions and the unique opportunity to follow your passion either at the Institute or as a future co-founder of a Wyss start-up. [55428BR]

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  • Research Assistant II – Molecular Diagnostics
    Research and Technology Development

    We are looking for an enthusiastic Research Assistant II to join our team. Reporting to the Staff Scientist, you will work on the development of new diagnostic technologies for neurodegenerative diseases and other diseases. [54073BR]

     

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