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Principal Research Associate, Biology

Company: IDEAYA Biosciences, Inc.
Location: South San Francisco
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

About IDEAYA Biosciences:

IDEAYA Biosciences (NASDAQ: IDYA) is a public, clinical-stage oncology-focused precision medicine company committed to the discovery and development of targeted therapeutics for patient populations selected using DNA sequencing and other molecular diagnostics. Our approach integrates extensive capabilities in identifying and validating translational biomarkers with small molecule drug discovery to select patient populations most likely to benefit from the therapies we are developing. We are applying these capabilities across multiple classes of precision medicine, including direct targeting of oncogenic pathways and synthetic lethality - which represents an emerging class of precision medicine targets. We believe this diversified approach will enable us to deliver the right medicine to the right patient to drive a more robust clinical response.

IDEAYA recently announced a landmark strategic partnership with GSK in Synthetic Lethality for certain pipeline programs. The GSK partnership is transformative and enables IDEAYA and GSK to collectively build an industry leading platform and pipeline in Synthetic Lethality. For more information, please seewww.ideayabio.com.

Position Summary:

We are seeking a highly-motivated, well-organized and laboratory-focused senior or principal research associate that will pay a key role in designing and executing cell-based assays and developing new platforms to evaluate our proprietary compounds. The successful candidate will work in a multidisciplinary team and contribute to the generation of novel therapeutics for the treatment of cancer. Position level will commensurate with experience.

What you'll do:

* Run high throughput cell-based assays to support compound screening efforts * Maintain and culture multiple cancer cell lines * Develop assays to support cellular and MOA studies using molecular biology methods such as qRT-PCR, Western blotting and ELISAs. * Validate preclinical molecular data to support clinical biomarker assay development * Design research experiments under general supervision and work independently to execute experiments * Analyze and interpret scientific data under general supervision * Present data and report on project status at individual, Biology group and departmental research meetings * Maintain inventory of biology lab reagents and order general supplies * Work and communicate effectively with different CROs on specific projects, interpret, validate and report data to the team.

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Keywords: IDEAYA Biosciences, Inc., South San Francisco , Principal Research Associate, Biology, Other , South San Francisco, California

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