Piramal Life Sciences Research Scientist-In-Vitro

Piramal Life Sciences Research Scientist-In-Vitro Role Available – Apply Online

Research Scientist-In-Vitro

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India


  • Understand and implement new experiments as per Customer requirement to answer in vitro Biology query to support small molecule drug discovery and development projects from various global customers.
  • Attend Customer call to understand the requirement, propose study design and costing details to your reporting manager.
  • Develop, optimize, and validate biophysical, biochemical, and cell-based assay platforms for the hit identification, lead optimization and functional characterization of small molecules.
  • Ensure to coach your team member during the above process.
  • Robust and high-quality assays with efficient use of automation and instrumentation will be an advantage.
  • Work with different biological assays such as GPCR, Kinase and MOA studies, offering integrated drug discovery support alongside chemistry and support functions for multiple client-based projects.
  • Help to develop diverse In-Vitro target/mechanism assays, amenable for high throughput screening, surrounding different key cellular processes and signal transduction pathways.
  • Strong experience of working with small-molecule drug discovery from a CRO/Drug
  • Discovery company with an ability to efficiently handle time-bound and service-based projects.
  • Should have strong technical knowledge with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Understanding of basic molecular biology, cell biology and biochemistry experiments will be an advantage.
  • Broad research experience in cell-free and cell-based assay development using mentioned technology/platform viz. DELFIA® (Dissociation-Enhanced Lanthanide Fluorescent Immunoassay), Fluorescence, Fluorescence Polarisation (FP), Luminescence, TRF, TR-FRET & HTRF, Alpha Screen assays, Nano BRET, Electrochemiluminescence (ECL), Flow Cytometry, FLIPR, High content imaging, Live Cell Analysis. Knowledge on Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) technology will be an advantage.
  • Experienced in development and validation of In-Vitro models for diverse diseases especially related to oncology, inflammation, immunology, neurology, metabolic disease etc.
  • Experience working with board target classes -e.g., enzymes, GPCRs, transporters, ion channels, surface receptors, etc. across different therapeutic areas.
  • Execute program objectives, meticulously record experimental data and observations on a timely basis in acceptable format, prepare technical reports, summaries, and quantitative and qualitative analyses in written form.
  • Work both independently and as part of a collaborative team in multiple geographies to design, plan and execute experiments that support research activities and project goals.
  • Clearly communicate the status of projects, challenges, results, and proposed paths forward across internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participate in cross-functional team activities, regularly add value to research projects through creative ideas. – Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Work well within a fast-paced, dynamic, results- and team-oriented start-up environment.
  • Open to miniaturize the assay from 96WP to 384WP to 1536WP format for both cell-free and cell-based assays.
  • Knowledge in the generation of stable cell lines required for cell-based assay development and Screening Curiosity, energy, creativity, and bravery with a strong desire to help to build the healthy culture at organization.
  • Effectively manage numerous tasks/projects simultaneously to meet internal/external deadlines in coordination with team members by displaying Piramal Successes Factors such as Display Humility, Serves Customers, Commits and Delivers Results, Collaborates, Empowers and develops, Think Big.

QUALIFICATIONS: M.Sc., (Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Biochemistry or Biological Sciences or any relevant discipline)


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