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Biology Summer Intern
Posted on 11/8/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
Intern
Requirements
  • Currently pursuing MS or PhD in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, or related field
  • Previous wet lab experience outside of coursework
  • Familiarity with cell culture and common biochemical, cell and molecular biology techniques such as western blotting, ELISA, qPCR, immunofluorescence microscopy, flow cytometry
  • Strong organizational and communication skills with an ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Self-motivated and driven to learn
  • Authorization to work in the US
  • Ability to work onsite in South San Francisco, CA
  • Please share with us why you're interested in this opportunity in a cover letter!
  • Prior experience designing, validating, and optimizing cell-based assays
Responsibilities
  • With guidance, you will design and perform molecular, biochemical, and cell-based assays for target validation
  • Work with your mentor on projects to support target discovery and candidate screening
  • Synthesize relevant literature in the cardiovascular field
  • Present and discuss data at team meetings
  • Keep accurate and complete laboratory documentation and electronic files
  • Gain exposure to drug discovery and development, specifically assay development to model cardiovascular disease
  • Prioritize tasks while anticipating potential problems
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in a fast-paced work environment
  • Presentation skills, including how to effectively communicate scientific results in a concise manner
23andMe

501-1,000 employees

Personal genomics & biotechnology company
Company Overview
23andMe’s mission is to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. The company has created the world’s largest crowdsourced platform for genetic research and is the only company with multiple FDA authorizations for genetic health risk reports. The company is also in development of discovery programs rooted in a diverse spectrum of human genetics to ultimately deliver reports and results from all spectrums of your DNA.
Benefits
  • Comprehensive health, vision, & dental plans
  • Family planning, support, & leave for parents
  • Mental healthcare
  • Student loan assistance
  • Volunteer time off
  • Dog friendly office
Company Core Values
  • Think big
  • We heart DNA
  • Lead with science
  • Get to yes or no, quickly.
  • Behind every data point is a human being
  • We're in this together