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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc. South San Francisco, CA

South San Francisco, CA
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div id="contentwrapper" p strong Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc.  /strong (NASDAQ: FPRX) is a publicly traded, clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing innovative immuno-oncology protein therapeutics for patients with serious unmet medical needs. Five Prime has entered into strategic collaborations with leading global pharmaceutical companies and has promising product candidates in clinical and preclinical development. /p p We currently have three protein therapeutics in clinical trials: /p ul li FPA008: a monoclonal antibody that inhibits the CSF-1 receptor and is being studied in multiple tumor settings and pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) /li li FPA144: a monoclonal antibody targeting FGFR2b for selected gastric cancers /li li FP-1039: a FGF ligand trap for mesothelioma /li /ul p On the strength of our unique discovery platform and capabilities, we have entered into strategic collaborations with leading global pharmaceutical companies.  We currently have three active research collaborations with Bristol-Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline and UCB Pharma, S.A. /p p Five Prime is committed to innovation and outstanding science to develop effective new drugs for the treatment of severe diseases. These values are reflected in our people and our products. We value our culture of openness, collaboration and productivity. Discover more about FivePrime at /p h2 The Position /h2 p We are currently seeking a highly motivated research associate to join our Process Development group. This position is a contract full-time role for 6-month. /p p The individual will be responsible for, but are not limited to: /p ul li Routine propagation of stable cell lines for multiple projects. /li li Evaluate candidate production cell lines or stable pools in in multiple scale-down production models /li li Prepare frozen cell banks. /li li Prepare samples for RCB characterization and monitor RCB stability in a defined process. /li li Work with senior RA or scientist to optimize or develop new processes to further improve cell line performance and/or process efficiency.   /li li Basic analysis of raw data and present summarized results at sub-group and department meetings. /li /ul