US-CA, Staff Scientist - Electrophysiology - San Diego, CA 1800610-MZ
Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Staff Scientist - Electrophysiology, Early Target Discovery in our San Diego office.
Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Staff Scientist, Electrophysiology working on the Early Target Discovery team, you will be empowered to design and implement functional characterization strategies for disease associated genes/variants identified from patient genetics.
The Staff Scientist, Electrophysiology, based in San Diego, is responsible for functional characterization of genetic variants aiding target identification and validation (TIDVAL) in alignment with Takeda Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) priorities with the goal of resulting in the initiation of formal drug discovery campaigns by Takeda Research. Utilizes cutting edge technologies within electrophysiology for functional characterization of ion channels in endogenous or recombinantly expressed cells and circuits in vivo or in ex vivo preparations. Studies mechanistic drug-target interactions using manual or high-throughput screening platforms based on calcium transients and/or action potentials, and validation of potential therapeutic pathways using patch clamp electrophysiology.
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