Gameto is seeking a full time Research Embryologist to be part of a dynamic, dedicated, and growing team in Madrid.
You want to interface your expertise in embryology with novel technologies for stem cell engineering to solve ambitious fertility challenges, including the derivation of ovarian cell types and oocytes. You are excited to work at the intersection of multiple biological disciplines utilizing high throughput, scalable technology to answer basic biology questions for applications that address pressing industry and public health needs. You enjoy working in a creative and diverse group of people, leveraging your expertise and on-the-job learning to push innovation in the project.
Work on site at Gameto partner clinics in Madrid and elsewhere to help conduct our preclinical and clinical studies
Report results back to US team and interface with Embryology Manager on a regular basis
Proficiency and independent execution of all basic and advanced IVF laboratory procedures.
Scrupulously follows laboratory SOPs as well as complies with all safety policies and standards
Meets quality standards and numerical goals for laboratory procedures
Conducts daily quality control activities
Weekly presentation creation, clear research result communication, and concise data entry
Interface with regulatory bodies to determine relevancy for research projects
Interface with clinical sites and collaborators in Spain
Contribute to research study design and management
Perform all ancillaries’ duties as requested to maintain a clean and functional laboratory, including equipment, maintenance and inventory control
Perform all andrology services, including preparation of semen samples for artificial inseminations and IVF
Perform laboratory quality control (QC), quality assessment (QA), and participates in quality improvement (QI) programs, record keeping and collection of data
Conduct oocyte cryopreservation and oocyte maturation
4+ years of experience a Human Embryology & Assisted Reproduction
Bachelors in one of Life Sciences disciplines or in Chemistry required; a degree in reproductive Biology preferred.
Minimum 2+ years experience in a clinical laboratory setting performing basic embryology techniques with experience in in-vitro fertilization
Good command of written and spoken English.
Has demonstrated ability to function as a team player
Gameto is a new breed of a biotechnology company in female reproductive health. We are using cell engineering to develop novel therapeutics for infertility and other diseases of the female reproductive system. Gameto raised $40 million and is currently in preclinical development of a biologic Fertilo with leading fertility clinics in the USA, Spain and Latin America. We are headquartered in New York City, USA and have an office in Madrid, Spain. Gameto is led by physician turned entrepreneur, Dina Radenkovic, and a serial entrepreneur & leader in the fertility space, Martin Varsavsky, founder of Prelude Network, largest proprietary fertility clinics chain in the USA.
Our team is mission-driven, kind, collaborative and authentic. We are determined to rewrite history and use scientific breakthroughs to create products people love. We believe that great results are best delivered by a highly mathematically organized yet simultaneously creative group working together like a synchronous clock.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company; we do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.