ChalkboardFounded in 2017, Accent is a biopharmaceutical company developing oncology-focused small molecule therapies in the field of epitranscriptomics. Epitranscriptomics is an emergent area of biology relating to post-transcriptional modifications of RNA that provide cells a unique mechanism to regulate proteins critical for cellular growth and differentiation.

Our people are Accent. Their rigor2, patient focus, resolute purpose, adventurous spirits and contagious enthusiasm are what drive us forward.

Our values


We set high standards of scientific and business excellence in all that we do.

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Resolute purpose

We consider carefully but act decisively to drive progress forward.

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Patient focus

Our mission is to translate extraordinary science to life-changing therapies for patients in need.

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Adventurous spirit

We choose to work at the cutting edge of novel biology that intersects with drug discovery – where true innovation and advances can be made.

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Contagious enthusiasm

We work in a culture of mutual respect, mutual support, genuine excitement and uplifting spirit.

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We are asking our employees to help change the world and are committed to providing them with the tools and benefits they need to be their best and do their best.


Be healthy: Medical, dental and vision insurance – day one.

401(k) plan: we offer a competitive 401(k) plan to help give you confidence as you plan ahead.

Peace of mind: disability benefits and life insurance.

You are Accent, and you own a part of its success: equity awards for all full-time employees.

Take breaks, get away and recharge: paid vacation time and holidays are encouraged and respected.

Commuting: Driving to work? We’ll take care of parking. Taking public transit? We’ll cover that too. Want to walk, bike or kayak? We love that and offer a cash incentive for those who commute creatively.


Work healthy: All workstations have sit-to-stand features, and everyone is welcome to grab a balance board and keep moving while at their desk.

Eat healthy: regular company lunches provided for you to enjoy (and keep brainstorming) with your co-workers as well as a kitchen full of snacks and coffee.

Celebrate with your colleagues: we celebrate each others work and accomplishments every day. We also never miss a Pi Day.

Stay healthy: our new office features a fitness center as well as walking and bike paths.

Open positions

We are looking for driven, creative individuals to accentuate our team!

For more information or to apply, please contact

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Want to see more of who we are? What we’ve been doing? Or the latest on a Discovery Tuesday or a Publication Friday?


March 19
If you're at the 2023 @GordonConf on RNA Editing this week, you won't want to miss our poster "Discovery of Small Molecule Inhibitors of #ADAR1"!


February 28
Thoughtfully building and scaling compound management is essential to efficient, highly-integrated small molecule #drugdiscovery and development - learn more about our approach as shared at #SLAS2023