Generation Bio is innovating genetic medicines to provide durable, redosable treatments for people living with rare and prevalent diseases. The companys non-viral platform incorporates a novel DNA construct called closed-ended DNA, or ceDNA; a unique cell-targeted lipid nanoparticle delivery system, or ctLNP; and a highly scalable capsid-free manufacturing process that uses its proprietary cell-free rapid enzymatic synthesis, or RES, to produce ceDNA. The platform is designed to enable multi-year durability from a single dose, to deliver large genetic payloads, including multiple genes, to specific tissues, and to allow titration and redosing to adjust or extend expression levels in each patient. RES has the potential to expand Generation Bios manufacturing scale to hundreds of millions of doses to support its mission to extend the reach of genetic medicine to more people, living with more diseases, around the world.
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Generation Bio is seeking an energetic and highly motivated Scientist/Senior Scientist to join the Cell Biology team within the Platform Research group. The position will play a key role in development and performance optimization of our non-viral gene therapy platform by developing and executing experiments aimed at deciphering the cell biological process involved in ctLNP uptake, endosomal escape and intra-cellular ceDNA transport. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in development and implementation of assays deciphering and manipulating the cellular immunological responses to ceDNA vector delivery, epigenetic modulation of ceDNA and assessment of its long-term expression in vitro and in vivo. The position will move seamlessly between leading lab-based work to design/implement assays in our state-of-the-art cell and molecular biology laboratories, providing scientific leadership roles in cross functional working groups and managing external studies with CROs and collaborators.
POSITION: Full-Time, Exempt
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