Senior Scientist in Gene and Cell Therapy Research - Innovative Gene Therapy Start Up

London, England, United Kingdom · Clinical Development


The Senior Scientist in Gene and Cell therapy research will lead scientific activities in a newly established laboratory for Orchard Therapeutics. This is an extremely exciting post that sits at the interface of academic research and industry in a dynamic new company. The purpose of the new laboratory will be to develop novel gene and cell therapy technologies that can then be taken for forward for further implementation in clinical trials and into cell manufacturing processes. The initial areas for development include improving the transduction of haematopoietic stem cells, the isolation and transduction of specific stem cell populations and other improvements in stem cell transduction. Other activities may include the design and testing of novel vectors, including the use of the alternative promoters and engineering of transgenes.



The ideal candidate for this position must have significant experience in molecular and cellular biology with a track record of gene therapy research ideally with experience in generating viral vectors and transduction of haematopoietic stem cells. Candidate must possess:



All employment offers and CV’s are managed through our Human Resources Department and all candidates are presented through this avenue. Therefore, the Human Resources Department at Orchard Therapeutics requests that recruiters are not to contact Orchard Therapeutics employees directly to present candidates. Complying with this request will be a factor in determining future professional relationships with Orchard

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