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The following opportunity exists in South San Francisco, CA:
PRINCIPAL SCIENTIFIC RESEARCHER, INFECTIOUS DISEASE IMMUNOLOGY
The Department of Infectious Diseases at Genentech is seeking a highly motivated Principal Scientific Researcher to participate in discovery research and drug development in the area of host-microbe interactions. The candidate will help drive our efforts in understanding dysregulated host pathways in infectious disease, including (but not limited to) sepsis, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), pneumonia, and COVID-19. This is a laboratory-based position that requires hands-on experience in immunology, microbiology, and cell biology. The successful candidate will be a member of a dynamic and highly motivated team committed to discovering novel therapies in infectious disease.
• PhD in Immunology, Microbiology, Cell Biology, or related field
• Track record of independent research and creativity, as demonstrated by high impact publications
• Excellent communication skills and experience working in a highly collaborative environment
• Familiarity with immune cell culture and/or in vivo models, multicolor flow cytometry, cellular immunological assays, single cell genomics, and gene perturbation technologies (CRISPR ko/i/a)
• Strong background in cellular immunology and experience studying gene function in primary immune cells, particularly myeloid cells
• Previous experience in modeling and studying interactions between immune and non-immune cells (endothelial, epithelial cells, or fibroblasts) is desirable
• Background in systems immunology and experience with computational analysis of -omic datasets is a plus
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Genentech, a member of the Roche group and founder of the biotechnology industry, is dedicated to pursuing groundbreaking science to discover and develop medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. To solve the world's most complex health challenges, we ask bigger questions that challenge our industry and the boundaries of science to transform society. Our transformational discoveries include the first targeted antibody for cancer and the first medicine for primary progressive multiple sclerosis.
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