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Biologist-InVivo Incretin Discovery - United States
Posted on : 24 June 2017
|Biologist-InVivo Incretin Discovery|
|At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world. |
|The Lilly Diabetes and Complications Research organization has created a research team focused on discovery and preclinical development of new therapeutics in the areas of Incretin Discovery. The Incretin Discovery team is looking for an in vivo pharmacologist with a strong desire to make an impact through drug discovery and development. You should have an understanding and experience in the development, validation and implementation of in vivo assays with which to develop new therapeutics. You should have skills to coordinate rodent studies in a team environment to support both small and large molecule projects. Primary responsibilities will include performing proof-of-concept studies, in vivo assay development and optimization, and execution of studies (both internal and with external partners). You will be expected to work in collaboration with the Incretin and Insulin Discovery groups in a team-oriented environment and to support other groups in the Diabetes and Complications Therapeutic Area with expertise as needed. |
Perform acute and chronic in vivo studies (glucose and insulin tolerance tests, etc.) including animal handling, blood and biopsy collection, measurement of body weight and food intake as well as test article formulation and administration by oral gavage and subcutaneous, intravenous, and intramuscular injection.
Assessment of meal patterning, body composition analysis, respiratory quotient and other parameters of body weight regulation
Perform small animal surgical procedures including, but not limited to, rodent catheter and mini pump implantation.
Requirement for accurate record keeping, independent data analysis, and reporting of data in written and oral formats. Will perform work in full compliance with Lilly Research Policies, and complete all required training activities in the timeframe specified. 34109BR