Research Associate - Senior Research Associate, In vivo Pharmacology at Surrozen
South San Francisco, CA, US

Surrozen is a biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing novel regenerative medicines with a focus on unlocking the powerful self-renewal properties of the body through specific control of the Wnt signaling pathway.

Surrozen was founded by five leading-edge scientists: K. Christopher Garcia, Ph.D., Roel Nusse, Ph.D. and Calvin Kuo, M.D., Ph.D. from Stanford University; Claudia Janda, Ph.D. from the Princess Maxima Center for Pediatric Oncology; and Hans Clevers, M.D, Ph.D. from the Hubrecht Institute and Princess Maxima Center. Each has conducted extensive research on Wnt signaling, with findings that together shape Surrozen’s technology and approach to therapeutic development.

We are seeking a creative, self-motivated individual with a passion for experimental science to join our team. The In vivo Pharmacology Research Associate position is a great opportunity to work in cutting edge science to support and accelerate therapeutic discovery for regenerative medicine.



  • Help develop and implement disease and injury models for characterization of lead molecules
  • Conduct independent in vivo studies and contribute to collaborative activities
  • Perform tissue necropsy
  • Perform tissue sample analysis, such as ELISA, qPCR and immunohistochemistry.

  • Conduct literature searches for Wnt biology and disease indications
  • Have the ability to communicate/present data clearly and concisely
  • Analyze data and interpret results


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Molecular/Cell Biology, Genomics, Biochemistry, or related discipline with hands on research experience in either an academic lab or company setting.
  • Prior experience with RT-qPCR and other basic molecular biology and biochemical techniques is required.
  • Prior experience with mouse tail vein injection or intraocular injections is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to contribute to a team
  • Clear, effective written and verbal communication skills


  • We offer a dynamic start-up environment and a collaborative, passionate team
  • Excellent benefits, including competitive employer contributions
  • Stock options
  • Paid vacation, sick time and holidays
  • Shuttle service to/from Caltrain, BART and the South San Francisco Ferry
  • State-of-the-art research facility and onsite gym (see the amenities available at The Cove: