Internship

Summer Intern

Downstream Protein Development

Posted on 5/8/2024

Vaxcyte

Vaxcyte

201-500 employees

Develops broad-spectrum bacterial infection vaccines

Biotechnology

San Carlos, CA, USA

Requirements
  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree with a focus on Biology or related subject
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong attention to detail and work quality
  • Demonstrates collaboration and teamwork
  • Enthusiastic and eager to learn
  • Dedicated
Responsibilities
  • Work on purification approaches to generate stable and active purified protein
  • Determine the impact of storage temperature and freeze-thaw cycles on protein activity
  • Practice using lab equipment and interpreting chromatograms
  • Running SDS-PAGE and associated analysis
  • Measuring enzyme activity and using plate reader
  • Preparing data and presentation skills

Vaxcyte is centered on creating advanced vaccines such as VAX-24, a sophisticated 24-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, by utilizing cutting-edge chemistry and the XpressCF™ cell-free protein synthesis platform. The company prioritizes developing high-fidelity, broad-spectrum vaccines to combat bacterial infections, continuously expanding its product pipeline with innovations like VAX-31 for various bacterial threats.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$2.3B

Headquarters

San Carlos, California

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

33%

1 year growth

65%

2 year growth

165%