South San Francisco, California
An opportunity for a creative, talented and highly motivated Scientist is available in the Department of Early Discovery Biochemistry. The successful candidate will join a dynamic and cross-functional group pursuing peptide drug discovery and development, with a focus on discovering and developing macrocyclic peptides as a next-generation imaging and cell-profiling modality. This work will contribute to the development of our cutting-edge automated macrocycle discovery platform to enable the robust discovery of lead-like molecules and will require direct collaboration with diverse therapeutic functions across Genentech including Pathology, Biomedical Imaging, and Cellular and Tissue Genomics.
The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the discovery and optimization of macrocyclic peptides against targets of therapeutic interest and to characterize their mechanism of action using biochemical, biophysical, and structural biology methods. The candidate is also expected to contribute at a strategic level to support therapeutic macrocycle lead discovery programs. The candidate is expected to present their findings to project teams and senior management, as well as externally through journal publications and conference presentations.
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