What distinguishes a muscle cell from a fat cell or a skin cell? The answer is “gene expression.” More precisely, the particular combination of genes that are “turned on or off” in a cell which dictates cellular morphology and function. Although genome sequencing and analysis has been employed vastly in the study of disease and pharmaceuticals, there has been little application in the emerging field of cellular agriculture.
This person will be responsible for developing new cell line media and primary cell culture media with the use of appropriate grade raw material utilization for novel industry applications. Position is based in Rockville, MD.
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