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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

Nitto BioPharma, Inc San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA
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Nitto BioPharma, Inc., a newly established Nitto company, is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Research Associate to join our in vitro drug discovery research team. The successful candidate will be a critical team member involved in executing in vitro studies to evaluate novel drug candidates and treatment modalities.
Nitto BioPharma, Inc., is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel RNA-based therapeutics for intractable diseases. Clinical assets include their first anti-liver fibrosis drug program (ND-L02-s0201), which is now in Phase 1b/2 trials in the US, Europe, and Japan. Nitto BioPharma is also advancing several programs for intractable diseases including Oncology and fibrosis. Along with the establishment of the new company, in mid-2016 Nitto BioPharma moved into our new R&D facility on Science Center Drive in San Diego, California.

Performing cell culture and maintenance of cancer cell lines to be used to assess novel compounds
Executing cell biological screening experiments
Conducting in vitro assays including qRT-PCR, ELISA, Toxicity, Western blot, Cytokine, RNA extraction, Cloning, and other molecular biology techniques
Preparing lysate from animal tissue for validation assays including efficacy, biodistribution and toxicity
Maintaining accurate and timely records of experimental protocols, results, data analysis, and interpretation in laboratory notebooks
Delivering research progress to cross-functional project teams