Internship

Co-op – Lead Discovery

Beam Therapeutics

Beam Therapeutics

201-500 employees

Pioneering precision genetic medicines through CRISPR base editing

Biotechnology

Cambridge, MA, USA

Required Skills
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • Pursuing a BS, MS, or Ph.D. in cell/molecular biology, biochemistry, or related field of study.
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic cell culture and molecular skills, such as, cloning, PCR, qPCR, and transfection.
  • Basic understand of genome editing is highly desirable.
  • Proficient in maintaining organized data and a detailed laboratory notebook and records.
  • Eager to learn, engage in collaborative effort, and communicate findings in a clear and concise manner.
Responsibilities
  • Support the use of high throughput assays on automated platforms.
  • Participate in lead genome editing candidate assessment, validation, and optimization.
  • Maintain comprehensive experimental and data tracking using an electronic lab notebook system, Benchling.
  • Mammalian cell culture maintenance, passage, and seeding.
  • Thoughtful and precise data analysis and collaborative sharing within the team and across functional areas.

Beam Therapeutics, established in 2018, is a pioneer in the field of genetic medicine, utilizing CRISPR base editing to create precise, permanent alterations to single bases in DNA and RNA without breaking the strands. The company's culture is characterized by a community of fearless innovators, rigorous and honest research, open-mindedness, and commitment to each other. Their competitive advantage lies in their unique delivery strategy, which includes a range of clinically validated technologies such as electroporation, nonviral, and viral delivery modalities, positioning them as a leader in the genetic medicine industry.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$689M

Headquarters

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Founded

2017

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-9%

1 year growth

-11%

2 year growth

19%