Sr Scientist - • *Position will start in Walkersville, MD but will relocate to Rockville, MD at the end of 2018* at Lonza Walkersville, Inc.
Posted in Science 30+ days ago.
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Location: Walkersville, Maryland
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Job Description Summary
- *Position will start in Walkersville, MD but will relocate to Rockville, MD at the end of 2018*
Direct the design and execution of media development projects for protein production media. Transition developed media to manufacturing and present findings at scientific meetings. Focus areas are media for continuous (perfusion) processes, post translational modification control, and media product fingerprinting technologies.
Design and execute experiments necessary to develop, re-develop, or optimize serum-free protein production media.
Direct experiments and analyze data generated from experiments conducted by direct reports to develop, re-develop, or optimize serum-free protein production media.
Develop continuous process model systems and develop media and process controls to optimize cell growth and protein production
Troubleshoot manufacturing and QC issues associated with protein production media.
Develop and analyze assay techniques for post translational modifications and develop media supplements to control and direct PTM to the desired outcomes
Identify and test various media fingerprinting technologies as they relate to protein media and implement these as new product release criteria
Present findings at scientific conferences, meetings and workshops.
Advise senior staff regarding scientific advancements in the fields of cell line development, protein production, and downstream processing,
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