The California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr) is a not-for profit research institute located in La Jolla, California. Calibr is focused on innovative early stage translational research in collaboration with academic partners in the areas of regenerative medicine, cancer biology, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, immunology and infectious disease.
Job ID: 142

The California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr) is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow candidate to join a dynamic, interdisciplinary team of scientists focused on early stage translational research. Postdoctoral Fellow will work as part of a team of scientists to engineer peptides or proteins that modulate novel biological pathways or processes and represent new therapeutic approaches to unmet medical needs. Research activities include protein/peptide expression and purification from bacteria or mammalian cells and subsequent modification and peptide synthesis in solution phase and/or solid phase, including chemical linker synthesis, peptide and protein conjugation chemistry. Responsibilities may include mammalian cell-based assay development and optimization and high throughput cell-based screens; elucidation of biologically relevant targets/mechanisms of action; and elaboration of protein or small molecules toward pre-clinical drug candidates. Postdoctoral Fellow will publish their findings in high impact, peer-reviewed journals and be co-inventors on patents related to their work

About The Scripps Research Institute

The Scripps Research Institute, one of the world's largest, private, non-profit research organizations, stands at the forefront of basic biomedical science, a vital segment of medical research that seeks to comprehend the most fundamental processes of life. Over the last decades, the institute has established a lengthy track record of major contributions to the betterment of health and the human condition.