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METABOLIC ENGINEER

We will use metabolic engineering applications to optimize the metabolic flux through sugar polymer biosynthesis pathways, and improve product yields during fermentation.

LOCATION

Boston

EMPLOYMENT TYPE

Full-time

and Internship

What You’ll Do

  • Develop computational methods to optimize metabolic flux through sugar polymer biosynthesis pathways.

  • Create experimental workflows to perform fermentation and collect data. 

  • Collaborate frequently with the Synthetic Biology and Polymer Chemistry teams to optimize sugar polymer biosynthesis pathways in the production strains.

  • Communicate methods and results both internally with the team and externally with other scientists, industry executives, and academic researchers.

  • Contribute to the generation and documentation of intellectual property

Who You are

  • Passionate about sustainability

  • Excited to be part of a fast-paced startup

  • Ph.D. or M.Sc. in Chemical or Biological Engineering, Fermentation, or related fields.

  • 3+ years of research experience in an academic or industry lab setting.

  • Skilled in fermentation, and computational methods such as FBA, COBRA, and OptFlux.

 

  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment.

  •  Metabolomic data analysis expertise.

  • Experience in synthetic biology and sugar polymer biosynthesis is a plus.

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