SalioGen Therapeutics is seeking a talented and motivated research associate to help validate its proprietary non-viral gene therapy pipeline. The successful candidate will help to administer and evaluate different non-viral vectors of gene editing cargos within the in-vivo model. In this cross-functional, fast-paced role, she/he will gain technical experience in optimizing non-viral gene therapy development as well as nucleic acid characterization.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct pre-clinical evaluation of SalioGen technology using mouse models
  • Proficient in mice dosing techniques including intravenous, intraperitoneal, and subcutaneous routes
  • Knowledgeable in small animal surgery and anesthesia
  • Proficient with blood and tissue collection for clinical chemistry analysis, immunohistochemistry and DNA/RNA extraction
  • Capable of executing and troubleshooting study protocols while following regulatory guidelines
  • Familiarity with IVIS imaging
  • Coordinate and maintain inventory, including assisting in ordering supplies and maintaining a safe and high-performing laboratory
  • Perform experiments, organize and analyze data, interpret results and summarize work in presentations and reports
  • Document, summarize, and present studies and findings to internal and external audience
  • Help with continual improvement of operational efficiency and lab practices


  • A.S./B.S. in Biology or related discipline with relevant research experience
  • Prior experience (1-3 years) with mouse handling and injection routes is a must
  • AALAS certification is a plus
  • Experience with microsurgery is ideal
  • Familiarity with animal models and/or in-vivo gene therapy delivery
  • Flexibility in working schedule to accommodate study requirements
  • Self-motivated and scientifically rigorous individual with strong analytical and problem-solving skills with demonstrated record of independent research
  • Prior experience working in core laboratories or biotech startups is preferred
  • Capable of continuous learning, open-minded, curious, highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills across multiple teams/functions

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