Research Associate - In Vivo

Deep Genomics, Toronto, Ontario

Creating A New Universe Of Genetic Medicines

Duration: Full-Time

About Us
Founded in 2015, Deep Genomics is a drug development company that aims to revolutionize medicine by leveraging expertise in artificial intelligence (AI) and genome biology. We have built the world’s first, and by far the most advanced, AI platform that is able to untangle the enormous complexity of RNA biology and find the best targets, mechanisms, and molecules. We take immense pride in our team of people whose backgrounds span a diverse range of disciplines including those found in a traditional biotechnology company, as well as machine learning, laboratory automation, and software engineering.

Where You Fit In
We are seeking an Animal Research Associate (Registered Lab Animal Technician - RLAT) for our in vivo core to help our growing, fast paced team. Our ideal candidate will have the skill necessary to not only work with a team, but also work independently and in a leadership role. 

What You Will Do

  • Set-up and maintain multiple mouse lines, both wild type and transgenic - including setting up breeding cages, Ear notching and tail clipping, and performing regular genotyping
  • Perform routine procedures such as IV, IP and subcutaneous injections
  • Perform micro-dissections and surgeries such as embryo harvesting and ICV injection surgeries
  • Performing survival surgeries on rodents, specifically mice
  • Handle, restrain and care for animals undergoing treatment and surgery
  • Daily record keeping and monitoring of post-op animals as needed
  • Collecting various kinds of samples as needed
  • Interface with preclinical development teams to anticipate and develop animal models to fit our research needs.

What You Need

  • A BA/BS in animal science or life sciences
  • 1-3 years of experience performing multiple types of surgeries on mice, along with basic post-operative care
  • Demonstrated organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Comfort working in a fast-paced and rapidly growing work environment

Nice To Have

  • Veterinary Technician certification
  • CALAS/ACSAL certification
  • A good grasp of CCAC guidelines
  • Previous experience working in BSL-2 areas
  • Previous experience working in a high-growth and/or biotechnology company

About Deep Genomics

Deep Genomics is using artificial intelligence to build a new universe of life-saving genetic therapies. The future of medicine will rely on artificial intelligence, because biology is too complex for humans to understand. At Deep Genomics, our geneticists, molecular biologists and chemists develop new ways of detecting and treating disease using our biologically accurate artificial intelligence technology.

Deep Genomics

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