Aurora Biolabs, LLC is seeking a motivated research associate I in cell and molecular biology, biochemistry or related field in San Diego, CA. Aurora Biolabs, LLC is a leading developer, manufacturer, and supplier of premium molecular diagnostic products and services that are used to diagnose human diseases, screen, and aid in biomedical research.The individual will be a critical part of our products development team, development a new line of recombinant protein products for drug discovery and commercial use. This position requires extensive hands-on experience with a broad range of techniques including protein expression and purification, molecular cloning, PCR, mammalian cell, insect cells and bacterial culture, ELISA, as well as in vitro cell-based/immuno-based assays. You will work in an atmosphere that is stimulating, innovative, and customer focused.Responsibilities:- Responsible for assisting scientific staff in carrying out research assignments involving a variety of laboratory methods, equipment and procedures.- Conducts basic laboratory bench experiments.- Participates in analysis and organization of data for presentations.- Writes experimental summaries and technical reports for own data.- Completes paperwork by assigned completion dates.- Carries out assigned laboratory tasks.- Monitor and maintain laboratory notebooks- Operate lab equipment and perform routine maintenance/repair- Routine lab maintenance activities (i.e. buffer and reagent preparation, glassware, etc.) – Day-to-day problem solving and cross-functional team-based activities to ensure daily operations and timelines are met. Skills: – Experience with protein expression and purification in bacterial culture, His-tagged, GST-tagged protein purification preferredEducation: BachelorsExperience: Entry LevelQualifications:- Bachelor’s Degree in science related field- 0-1 year of experience.