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Senior Scientific Researcher Department of Cellular and Tissue Genomics

Company name
Genentech, Inc.

South San Francisco, CA, United States

Employment Type

Biotech, Sciences, Research

Posted on
Oct 26, 2020

Valid Through
Feb 08, 2021

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The Department of Cellular and Tissue Genomics within Genentech Research and Early Development is seeking a highly talented and driven scientific researcher to join the department to generate foundational atlases of healthy and disease tissues and blood, as well as Next-generation assays for biomarker discovery and characterization using spatial genomics methods. The scope of activities will span many biological disciplines, including immunology, molecular oncology, cancer immunology, angiogenesis, neurobiology and regenerative medicine. The applicant will apply these tools to identify novel therapeutic targets and next-generation biomarkers to enable precision medicine therapies for patients.


Profile tissues using spatial genomics methods

Design, refinement and development of new spatial genomics technologies

Work together with machine learning teams to develop and apply models to identify new biomarkers and therapeutic targets

Collaborate with disease experts across the different therapeutic areas

Contribute to high impact publications in high quality scientific journals and will have the opportunity to present externally though presentations at key internal and external meetings

Mentoring and training of other scientific researchers in spatial genomics methods


Doctorate degree in biology. Post-doctoral or equivalent experience is desirable

Strong publication record of impactful discoveries

Relevant experience with:

Deploying and testing new spatial genomics methods on clinical samples (e.g. Slide-Seq, Visium, Nanostring)

Profiling clinical tissue samples using single cell genomics methods ( e.g.

single cell and single nucleus RNA-seq)

Proficient in high throughput omics and imaging data analysis, visualization, and interpretation

Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work within a team comprised of diverse expertise

Excellent oral and written presentation skills


Who We Are

Genentech, a member of the Roche group and founder of the biotechnology industry, is dedicated to pursuing groundbreaking science to discover and develop medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. To solve the world's most complex health challenges, we ask bigger questions that challenge our industry and the boundaries of science to transform society. Our transformational discoveries include the first targeted antibody for cancer and the first medicine for primary progressive multiple sclerosis.

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. We believe that by championing diversity of background, thought and experience, we can foster a sense of belonging and provide an environment where every employee feels valued, included, and able to contribute their best for the patients we serve. We’re focused on attracting, retaining, developing and advancing our people to their full potential by rewarding bold ways of thinking and integrating inclusive behaviors into every aspect of our work.

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Genentech is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status. For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our Genentech Careers page

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Genentech, Inc.
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