Full timeResearch Associate

New York, NY, USACell Science

Gameto is seeking full time Research Associates to be part of a dynamic, dedicated, and growing team in New York. 

Gameto is seeking several Research Associates to join our team in New York. Ideal candidates will be collaborative, translational-focused problem solvers, integrating into a dynamic interdisciplinary team dedicated to pushing the boundaries of stem cell-derived therapeutics and cellular engineering to improve women’s health.

About You:

  • You are passionate about improving female reproductive health, committed to bringing products that solve ambitious fertility challenges to market
  • You are a self-motivated, curious and resilient individual who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • You are committed to continuous learning and adapting to rapidly evolving company and experimental priorities and timelines
  • You are detail-oriented and meticulous, with excellent reasoning skills, and you creatively approach problem solving 

About the Role:

We are looking for a Research Associate to work closely with Senior Scientists in each of our three key research initiatives:

  1. Mechanism of action, including molecular analyses, product formulation and delivery optimization
  2. Cell manufacturing, including stem cell culture, differentiation protocols and QA/QC for batch release
  3. Product development, including cellular engineering, differentiation and product formulation for clinical application

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be an active, integrated team member working closely with Senior Scientists, Embryologists and Computational Biologists
  • Plan and prioritize tasks effectively to complete short-term deliverables on time towards achieving long-term team and project goals 
  • Strictly adhere to safety protocols and carefully follow standard laboratory procedures and company SOPs
  • Demonstrate high personal and professional integrity, pay attention to detail, and accurately record and report experimental data and results
  • Have a positive attitude, enthusiastically tackling and overcoming challenges with excellent organizational and time-management skills 
  • Have a team-oriented growth mindset that welcomes feedback from others and supports team members


  • Bachelor’s degree in a biological science or related field is required
  • At least one year biotech research experience or Masters degree is beneficial (cell biology, genetics, or stem cell biology is preferred)
  • Experience with one or more of the following is advantageous but not required: 
    • Flow cytometry, ELISAs, DNA/RNA isolation and qPCR
    • -omics level analyses, including next generation sequencing (NGS) library generation, proteomics and metabolomics
    • Molecular cloning, vector construction and cell transfection 
    • Human pluripotent stem cell and organoid culture
    • Design of Experiments (DoE) and cell culture protocol optimization
    • Design and development of cell scaffolding and matrices
    • Scale up strategies for cell manufacturing

The salary range for this job is between $60,000.00 - 90,000.00 USD depending on experience level.

About Gameto

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.