Senior Research Specialist, Antibody Engineering and Technologies

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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/28/2016

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 clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing innovative immuno-oncology protein therapeutics to alter the tumor microenvironment to enhance tumor cell killing. Our company has a growing portfolio of product candidates. /p p We currently have three protein therapeutics in clinical trials: /p ul li Cabiralizumab (FPA008) –in pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) and in multiple cancers /li li FPA144 – in FGFR2b over-expressing gastric cancer /li li FP-1039 – an FGF ligand trap in 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, UCB Pharma, S.A. and GlaxoSmithKline. /p p FivePrime is committed to innovation and outstanding science, values that are reflected in our people and our products. Discover more about FivePrime at a href="/" /a . /p h2 The Position: /h2 p We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Antibody Engineering and Technologies department to support the development of our antibody discovery platforms. This individual will assist in antibody discovery campaigns and in developing and performing cell-based assays for the characterization of tool and therapeutic antibody candidates. /p p The primary responsibilities include: /p ul li Assistance with selections and screenings of antibody phage display libraries and B-cells /li li Characterization of antibodies using biochemical, biophysical and functional assays /li li Design, development and implementation of cell-based binding and functional assays with an emphasis on antibody characterization /li li Culture of mammalian cell lines /li li Interpret data, present results of work, and draw conclusions on presented materials /li li Other projects when assigned /li /ul