Intern – Cell Substrate Development

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New Age Meats is a fast-growing Berkeley based cellular agriculture company. We create delicious meat made from animal cell culture instead of animal slaughter – healthier for humans, animals, and the planet. We are excited about bringing the best automation and data science practices into stem cell biology – developing enhanced cell lines, media, and bioreactor scaling – to bring cultivated meat to market faster and more affordably.

This position will focus on the cell biology, cell culture and cell substrates that support cell attachment and proliferation.

QUALIFICATIONS: Completed degree (full time position) from a college or a university majoring in biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, or similar.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Experience with mammalian cell culture and aseptic technique is highly desired.
  • Working knowledge in biomaterial/microparticle synthesis/fabrication will be preferred.
  • Hands-on experience in cGMP, BSL1 and BSL2 labs is highly desired.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple assignments/ tasks.
  • Experience working with image processing software such as ImageJ or CellSens is desirable.
  • Experience with microscopy imaging (brightfield, fluorescence) is ideal.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) and attention to detail.
  • Comfort with a fast-paced start-up environment and remote communication.
  • Experience with literature research and design of experiments is desirable.
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of computer skills including Microsoft Office and working with Google Drive is required.

DUTIES INCLUDE: 

  • Literature review/Working knowledge of cell substrates and microcarriers
  • Executing SOPs with guidance from Researchers and Scientists
  • Assist with with microcarrier production and evaluation
  • Microscopy imaging (brightfield, fluorescence)
  • Maintaining mammalian cell lines (feeding, passing, cell counting, etc.) in a BSL2 environment
  • Keeping a detailed electronic lab notebook
  • Operating with moderate supervision and having meticulous attention to detail

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • 401k with match
  • Sponsored lunches
  • Commuter benefits
  • Pathway towards full time position

New Age Meats is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

New Age Meats is a fast-growing Berkeley startup developing cell-cultured meat. We create delicious meat made without animal slaughter – healthier for humans, animals, and the planet.

We’re expanding our cell engineering team, and are looking to hire multiple Scientists to assist in cell line development and media optimization, including platform designing.

These positions will focus on establishing and maintaining animal cell lines, performing and creating molecular and cell biology experiments and in vitro cell assays.

QUALIFICATIONS: Completed a BS/BA or MS in molecular biology, cellular biology, or a similar field; 1+ years of laboratory experience in mammalian cell culture.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Working experience with mammalian cell culture and BSL2 environments
  • Knowledge and experience with suspension cultures/ bench top bioreactors
  • Knowledge and experience with media formulation and optimization
  • Cell differentiation optimization
  • Proven ability to manage multiple assignments/tasks
  • Familiarity with laboratory notebooking and research documentation
  • Comfort with a fast-paced startup environment
  • Literature research and experimental design
  • Strong communication (oral and written) skills and attention to detail

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Flexible insurance offerings with generous company stipend
  • Equity stock options
  • 401k with match
  • Flexible PTO
  • Sponsored lunches
  • Commuter benefits

New Age Meats is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

New Age Meats is a fast-growing Berkeley startup developing cell-cultured meat. We create delicious meat made without animal slaughter – healthier for humans, animals, and the planet.

We’re expanding our biomaterials team and are looking to hire research associates to focus on the fabrication, design and evaluation of food grade matrices.The scope of this position includes developing formulation with guidance from lead scientists, contributing  towards  external  off site  testing  on  the  created  products  and to analyze and present consolidated data through various tools to peers, manager and  the  CTO. Candidates would be presented with the opportunity to train junior researchers as well as work in cross functional collaborative projects within the division.

Some experience and knowledge of food grade formulations, aseptic techniques, materials characterization techniques, mammalian cell culture and substrate development  will be ideal for this role for cross functional scope within BME division.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Completed a BS/BA or MS in materials chemistry, biology, biomaterials, food sciences or a similar field.

2+ years of laboratory experience working in the food industry

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

Motivated, self-starter, mission driven, leader, personable, enthusiastic, collaborative.

  • Experience in the field of food sciences/ food chemistry is required.
  • Familiarity with GRAS certified substrates and experience with biomaterial characterization is highly preferred.
  • Working knowledge in biomaterial/microparticle synthesis/fabrication will be preferred.
  • Hands-on experience in cGMP, BSL1 and GRAS materials is highly desired
  • Proven ability to manage multiple assignments/ tasks.
  • Experience working with statistical analysis software such as Excel or JMP, and sensory software platforms will be preferred.
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of computer skills including Microsoft Office and working with Google Drive is required.
  • Experience with microscopy imaging (brightfield, fluorescence) will be preferred.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) and attention to detail.
  • Comfort with a fast-paced start-up environment and remote communication, prior start up experience is beneficial.
  • Experience with literature research and design of experiments is desirable.
  • Experience with mammalian cell culture and maintenance is highly desired.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Flexible insurance offerings with generous company stipend
  • Equity stock options
  • 401k with match
  • Flexible PTO
  • Sponsored lunches
  • Commuter benefits

New Age Meats is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

New Age Meats is a fast-growing Berkeley startup developing cell-cultured meat. We create delicious meat made without animal slaughter – healthier for humans, animals, and the planet.

We’re expanding our cell engineering team, and are looking to hire multiple Scientists to assist in cell line development and media optimization, including platform designing.

These positions will focus on establishing and maintaining animal cell lines, performing and creating molecular and cell biology experiments and in vitro cell assays.

QUALIFICATIONS: Completed a BS/BA or MS in molecular biology, cellular biology, or a similar field; 3+ years of laboratory experience in mammalian cell culture+ years of laboratory experience in mammalian cell culture.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High throughput screening using bioreactors or shake flask systems
  • Mammalian cell culture and working in BSL2 environments
  • Stem cell work including iPSCs and ESCs 
  • Media formulation and optimization
  • Adipogenic differentiation of stem cells
  • Knowledge and experience with molecular biology techniques (DNA/RNA Extraction, PCR, Gel Electrophoresis) 
  • Literature research and experimental design
  • Cell-based assay design
  • SOP writing and validation 
  • Proven ability to manage multiple assignments/tasks
  • Keeping a laboratory notebook and research documentation
  • Working independently in a fast-paced research environment
  • Strong communication (oral and written) skills and attention to detail
  • Mentoring junior scientists and researchers 
  • Cell banking 
  • Basic data analysis like Excel, JMP, etc.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Flexible insurance offerings with generous company stipend
  • Equity stock options
  • 401k with match
  • Flexible PTO
  • Sponsored lunches
  • Commuter benefits

New Age Meats is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.