Associate Scientist/Scientist - San Francisco, CA

We are looking for an Associate Scientist / Scientist with experience in cell culture, tissue processing, flow cytometry, as well as standard molecular biology and biochemical techniques. Above all, we are looking for a highly motivated and collaborative individual with a passion for oncology research, who enjoys working in a fast-paced and highly dynamic working environment.


  • Manage and expand PDX bank and cell line collection

  • Test novel drugs with a combination of in vitro and in vivo assays

  • Perform daily FACS-based analysis of PDX tumors

  • Perform cell-based or biochemical assays on a tight schedule

  • Maintain flow cytometers

  • Analyze and report data regularly at group meetings


  • BS degree and relevant experience in a research setting.

  • Technical expertise in cell and molecular biology and/or cancer biology

  • Experience with mouse models of cancer, including PDX (Patient Derived Xenograft) models preferred

  • Excellent laboratory, record keeping, data analysis, and critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to plan, execute, and troubleshoot experiments.

  • Ability to manage more than one project at any given time and to work successfully in a cross-functional and highly collaborative team environment

  • Exceptional communication, both speech and writing, to a variety of audience types

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, FlowJo and GraphPad Prism

  • U.S. citizen/green card holder required