Senior Research Associate I (TEMPORARY)Location San Rafael, California Apply
BioMarin’s Research & Development group is responsible for everything from research and discovery to post-market clinical development. Research & Development involves all bench and clinical research and the associated groups that support those endeavors. Our teams work on developing first-in-class and best-in-class therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with rare diseases. Come join our team and make a meaningful impact on patients’ lives.
Purification of tagged and untagged proteins from bacterial and mammalian sources
Characterization of purified proteins using a variety of analytical tools
Perform purification methods as multiple scales, including using high-flow equipment
Design, execute, interpret experimental results with documenting work in ELN
Prepare slides, propose solutions and present results at project team meetings
Identify and implement new technologies or improved approaches in protein sciences
Protein purification utilizing Akta Pure and Avant platforms.
Experience performing ultrafiltration/diafiltration (TFF), and clarification processes.
Familiar with Unicorn and ChemStation instrument software.
Analytical protein biochemistry methodology--SDS-PAGE, Western Blotting, ELISA, spectrophotometry are required. Other analytical techniques such as capillary electrophoresis, HPLC, are highly desired.
Experience with robotics and other high throughput technologies to accelerate discovery and development is a plus.
Bachelor’s degree in Biology or a related scientific field and at least 6-8 years of relevant experience or Master's degree with at least 4-6 years of relevant experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.