Research Associate or Senior Research Associate, Protein Chemistry, R&D

Allakos Inc. is a dynamic clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class antibody-based therapeutics to treat allergic and inflammatory diseases.


  • Protein expression and purification of proteins and antibodies to support research and development activities:
    • Transient Transfection
    • Generation of Stable Pool or Cell Lines
    • Cell culture supernatant harvest and filtration
    • Protein purification
  • Protein analysis and characterization:
    • Soluble aggregates formation (SEC HPLC)
    • Purity and fragments formation (SDS-PAGE)
    • Visible aggregation (UV/VIS spectroscopy etc.)
    • Perform stability studies of purified proteins
    • Protein-protein interaction, Forte Bio and ELISA
    • Protein conjugations and modifications
  • Produce reports and protocols
  • Actively participate in team meetings 


  • BSc or Msc degree in biochemistry, protein chemistry, biology, or related scientific field with a Minimum of 2-5 years industry experience
  • Experience in protein purification such as Protein A and IMAC
  • Analytical techniques such as SDS-PAGE, UV spectroscopy, and HPLC
  • Proficient use of AKTA and Agilent HPLC required.
  • Tissue culture experience a plus but not required

The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Interested applicants please send resume to

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