our Culture

We are committed to translating ground-breaking science into genomic therapies that transform patients' lives.

We are founded on cutting edge science and scientific breakthroughs, but patients are the focus of everything we do. We are a passionate group of biotech professionals with years of experience and technical expertise, committed to developing best-in-class genomic medicines. We embrace collaboration, discipline and efficiency while welcoming fresh ideas and stimulating personal development. We encourage diversity, yet all work towards one common goal: to transform the lives of the patients we aim to serve.

FROM OUR CEO, SANDY MACRaE

We are creating a company that transforms lives. A company that inspires and empowers everyone who works here to grow, work more efficiently, and be better than they believe they can be. I want everyone who works at Sangamo to experience the greatest success possible, the kind of success that years from now we will look back on and proudly say, 'I was there when together, with our hard work and focus, we changed the practice of medicine and transformed the lives of millions of patients.'

  • Meet Roxanna

    "I feel very blessed and fortunate to be an employee here at Sangamo. From the very first day I stepped foot into this company, the feeling I’ve had was something I have not felt in previous companies that I have worked for. The warmth and welcome of the staff made it a very nice environment to be in. Indeed, it makes a huge difference in your life to love coming into work every day especially when the people you work with are very down to earth."

    Meet Roxanna
  • Meet Jeff

    "I started my career working on the Human Genome Project constructing DNA libraries used for mapping and sequencing human chromosomes. Working at Sangamo gives me the opportunity to work with a dynamic team of researchers focused on curing human diseases. It is gratifying when your contributions have the potential to improve the quality of life!"

    Meet Jeff
  • Meet Matthew

    "The science, the people, and the possibilities. That’s what keeps me coming back after more than 18 years in the research department. It’s exciting to be on the cutting edge of a developing field and I’ve certainly learned a lot along the way. I believe we can deliver therapeutics that will really help our patients, what could be more fulfilling than that?"

    Meet Matthew
  • Meet Danielle

    "Sangamo is a very exciting company to work for. I have always felt welcomed and honored to work here. The staff is cheerful and pleasant. They make it effortless to come to work every day. I look forward to see what Sangamo has in store for the future."

    Meet Danielle

Patient Centricity

 

  • Patient welfare is the rule against which we measure our actions and decisions
  • Before making decisions affecting patients, we seek to understand their needs and experiences
  • Our focus on patients is a source of competitive advantage: It sharpens our R&D and guides us to develop important medicines

Innovation + Excellence

 

  • Patient welfare is the rule against which we measure our actions and decisions
  • Before making decisions affecting patients, we seek to understand their needs and experiences
  • Our focus on patients is a source of competitive advantage: It sharpens our R&D and guides us to develop important medicines

Teamwork + Accountability

 

  • We seek appropriate input across our company to make better decisions and achieve our goals
  • We treat one another with respect and expect a great deal of each other
  • We honor our commitments

Urgency + Efficiency

 

  • We make decisions quickly and thoughtfully; we decentralize decision making authority appropriately to foster ownership and action
  • We define our priorities clearly, communicate them, and move forward decisively
  • We commit to achieving or beating performance objectives, and we celebrate exceeding the expectations of our colleagues and stakeholders

Coming together

At Sangamo Therapeutics, we are passionate about what we do and having fun while we do it. We offer several benefits and fun company activities throughout the year to reward our employees for their commitment to Sangamo's mission.

Breakfast Mondays

Start your week energized and on the right track with bagels, an assortment of fruits, muffins and parfaits every Monday morning.

Science Tuesdays

Attend weekly science seminars, held by our colleagues, highlighting Sangamo’s latest cutting-edge work in genome editing, cell and gene therapy, while enjoying a catered lunch with a different cuisine each week from local kitchens around the San Francisco Bay Area.

Town Halls

We come together each month during our Town Hall meetings to share the latest news and events on everything Sangamo. After the Town Hall, wind down with your colleagues during our Sangamo Happy Hour and enjoy an assortment of snacks and beverages from local vendors in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Summer Picnic

Every Summer, Sangamo hosts a family-friendly picnic in a nearby park. Join us for a day full of sunshine, food, games and fun for all ages.

Birthday Socials

Come celebrate with the team once a month and enjoy desserts from all over the San Francisco Bay Area.

Holiday Party

Dress up in your holiday best and join us in December for a fun-filled night of dinner, drinks, entertainment, dancing and a chance to win cool prizes during our company raffle!

Halloween Contest

Enjoy an afternoon of tricks or treats and vote for your favorite costumes at our annual Halloween Party.