Our Beliefs

We believe that good food should also be good for the planet and all of its inhabitants. By harnessing the power of plants, we are creating delicious and affordable substitutes to animal products that use a fraction of the resources, allowing us to feed more people with less. If you believe in our mission, we would love to hear from you.

Your Role 

You will play an essential role on the R&D team by working closely with the research scientists and by supporting the activities of the molecular biology team.

Responsibilities

  • Plasmid DNA purification, DNA gel electrophoresis, and other related activities

  • Genomic DNA purification, preferably from plant tissue

  • End-point PCR for multiple applications (cloning, genotyping, colony screening)

  • Making liquid media, agar plates, gels, stock solutions (by following simple dilutions), and antibiotic stocks

  • Perform repetitive molecular biology tasks with limited supervision

  • Ability to maintain detailed and accurate records of lab work

  • Perform basic data entry

  • General maintenance of laboratory equipment and supplies

  • Accurately follow established protocols

Attributes

  • Bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology, Plant Genetics, Biochemistry, or a related field

  • Relevant experience working in a research lab setting

  • Fundamental and applied knowledge of molecular biology techniques

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Resourceful, eager to learn, and team-oriented, with meticulous attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently in a timely manner

  • Prior experience working with multiple cloning techniques (Gibson, In-Fusion, traditional, et cetera), Sanger sequencing, qPCR and/or ddPCR is a plus

Desired Start Date

  • Immediate