Worm Breeder's Gazette 14(5): 2 (February 1, 1997)

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Positions Available



EXELIXIS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a rapidly growing, well-funded private
genomics company focused on defining biochemical pathways involved in
chronic human diseases.  Exelixis uses model organisms to bridge the gap
between gene sequence and drug screening targets in multiple disease
areas.  We seek talented individuals who are attracted to a dynamic,
entrepreneurial setting.  Good communication skills and the ability to
participate in a team-oriented environment are essential.

We have several positions open:

PhD and/or MD.  All levels are encouraged to apply.

Join a group utilizing model organisms to dissect disease pathways. 
Extensive experience desired with genetic and molecular techniques used
for the analysis of genes and pathways in C. elegans.

Molecular Biology/Gene Discovery
Join a group focusing on gene discovery, isolation and analysis.  The
successful candidates will possess expertise in cDNA and genomic library
construction and screening, PCR techniques, positional cloning of genes,
and mutation detection techniques.

Research Associates
BA, BS and/or MS.  All levels are encouraged to apply.

Experience desired in the genetic manipulation of C. elegans. 
Experience with basic molecular biology techniques, microinjection or
immunohistochemistry a plus.

Molecular Biology
Expertise in DNA library construction and screening, PCR methods, and
general recombinant DNA methods desired.

Human Resources
Exelixis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
2220 Livingston Avenue, #202
Oakland, CA 94606
Fax:  510/261-9029