New York, NY
The GI/Metabolism Scientist will be a member of the GI & Metabolism team responsible for taking novel targets and advancing them as drug discovery programs. The successful candidate will be highly motivated with a background in gut biology/metabolism. The ability to work effectively both in a collaborative setting and independently while possessing outstanding written, visual, and oral communication skills is a must.Responsibilities:
Designing and running experiments to validate the mechanism of action for specific targets and advance target validation programs in GI and/or metabolism disease areas.
Analyzing novel sequencing and circuit-tracing data and proposing new target validation programs.
You must have:
A PhD in a biological science
Experience with in vivo mouse models and/or in vitro systems
Additional preferred experience includes:
Postdoc or multiple years of experience in the GI and/or metabolism space
Experience with models of GI injury (e.g. chemotherapy & radiation)
Experience with feeding assays