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Working at Ambys

If you work at Ambys, you will take on some of the most exciting and challenging work of your career.

You will need to be open-minded, creative, collaborative and driven. You will also be part of the Ambys family. Whether physically in the office or labs, or working remotely, you will feel connected, supported and encouraged.

Passion drives us.

Our goals to advance cell and gene therapies for severe liver diseases can only be achieved through passion. Our passion pushes us to work hard and find creative solutions.

We're always learning.

We are a culture of lifetime learners – always expanding our knowledge and skill sets. We are committed to the ongoing professional development of all Ambysians.

Everyone contributes.

We have an ‘all hands on deck’ policy. With a lot to accomplish -- as quickly as possible -- input, involvement and ideas from across the organization are invaluable and necessary.

Our energy is palpable.

Whether we are connecting remotely or on site, there is a palpable energy that pulses through Ambys. Our science and our ambitions genuinely excite and motivate us!

Our Values

Deliver Excellence
Do the Right Thing
Prioritize People
Get Creative
Have Fun
Challenge & Inspire Each Other

Ambys Benefits & Extras

When you are part of the Ambys family that means your loved ones are, too. Our generous benefits programs and onsite amenities are designed to comprehensively support you and your family as you navigate through life today and plan for the future.
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Matching 401K Plan
  • Company Equity
  • Paid Vacation, Sick, and Holidays
  • Company Winter Holiday Shut-Down
  • Parental Leave
  • AmBucks Employee Recognition Program
  • Ambysian Groups (Women's Group, Parents' Group, Gaming Group)
  • Virtual Happy Hours
  • Commuter Benefit

The Cove-Related Perks

We are headquartered in The Cove at Oyster Point, an amenity-rich life sciences and technology campus in South San Francisco.

In addition to our corporate benefits and perks, Ambysians can also take advantage of all that The Cove has to offer.

(**Note that due the coronavirus pandemic, some of the Cove’s amenities have been temporary limited.)

  • Free entry to campus fitness gym
  • Free on-site parking
  • Discounted EV charging
  • Free bicycle storage
  • Walking trails
  • Free shuttle service from major transportation hubs (BART, CalTrain, Ferry)
  • Campus basketball court
  • Restaurant/bar and coffee shops on campus

About Our Name

The axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum), a type of salamander native to Mexico, is one of nature’s most striking examples of tissue regeneration – and, hence, the inspiration for our company’s name.

Master of Regeneration

The axolotl has the ability to regrow entire lost appendages in a period of months.

Model for Cellular Reprogramming

Research has demonstrated that muscle, bone and skin cells at the amputation site are reprogrammed to become an undifferentiated cell type, which can then differentiate to form correct tissue types.

Our Inspiration

Just as scientists are working to understand what triggers the axolotl’s regeneration process, the Ambys team is elucidating the molecular drivers of liver regeneration to advance breakthrough therapies for liver disease patients.
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