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Scientist Microbiome Sciences San Francisco United States,  

Siolta Therapeutics (company)

Posted on : 12 September 2017

Project Description


Microbiome Sciences

Siolta Therapeutics is seeking highly motivated and talented technical staff scientists to provide
support for the company s therapeutic development program focused on prevention/treatment of
airway inflammation through manipulation of the gut microbiome. The successful candidate will
work closely with other team members on preclinical studies of a rationally designed mixedspecies
therapeutic microbial consortium. The successful candidate will be technically proficient
in microbial culture, molecular techniques and experienced in animal handling.

Essential Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in microbiology, microbial genomics, microbial ecology, microbial bioinformatics
    or other related scientific field
  • Experience with next generation sequencing and analysis
    Demonstrated aptitude in biostatistics, analysis of high-dimensional biological and
    genomic data sets, and the application of such methods to interrogate biological systems
  • Proficiency in UNIX/Linux development environment with knowledge in at least one
    analytical language (e.g. R or Matlab)
  • Must be capable of applying new knowledge and skills creatively while working both
    independently and collaboratively in fast paced development environment
  • Strong publication record
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with humanized germ-free mice
  • Working knowledge of mammalian immunology
  • Participation in IND enabling studies
Key Responsibilities:
  • Generate, analyze and interpret microbiota, metagenomic and metabolomic data sets to
    identify microbial and functional ecology correlates associated with inflammation
  • Develop quantitative methods, metrics, and analytical procedures for evaluating and
    interpreting microbiome datasets as they relate to associated immunological responses of
  • Maintain current awareness of microbiome literature, emerging approaches and methods
    in microbiome genomic and systems biology analyses
  • Contribute to the development of Siolta s intellectual property estate
Who we are:

Siolta Therapeutics is an early-stage biotech located in the San Francisco Bay Area focused on
developing microbial therapeutics to treat or prevent inflammatory disease. We are developing a
strong multi-disciplinary team of scientists to support our vision of rationally designed microbial
therapeutic development.


Siolta Therapeutics offers competitive salary, equity plans, and full benefit packages that are
commensurate with experience.


953 Indiana St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA

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