Scientist Immunology
United Kingdom, Cambridge

Scientist Immunology

Here at Lonza we have a great opportunity available for a Scientist to join our Early Development Services department. This is a permanent position based out of our Cambridge facility.

The role involves the isolation and banking of human primary cells, and the design and execution of various in vitro cell-based bioassays for multiple client projects.

Key Responsibilities:

Utilising existing assay platforms to assess the immune response to therapeutic molecules

Isolation, banking and characterisation of human PBMC (peripheral blood mononuclear cells)

Improvement/development of assay platforms


What we need you to have:

Bachelor Degree in Biological Sciences/Immunology

Previous experience with PBMC and/or primary immune cell culture in in vitro assays using strong aseptic technique

Experience with immunological techniques such as flow cytometry, ELISpot/FluoroSpot, Luminex, ELISA or live cell imaging to assess immune cell function

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Excellent record keeping and attention to detail

Nice to have:

Understanding of human immunology and bioassay development

Relevant industry experience

Reference: R61089