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Cell Culture Intern  

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Intern: MedImmune Cell Culture and Fermentation Sciences

Cell Culture Intern

Location: Gaithersburg, MD

MedImmune is the worldwide biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of small molecule and biologic prescription medicines. MedImmune is pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways across key therapeutic areas, including respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity; cardiovascular and metabolic disease; oncology; neuroscience; and infection and vaccines.

We are currently seeking candidates who are working towards obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Engineering or related major for an internship during the summer of 2018. This internship opportunity is with the Cell Culture and Fermentation Sciences department.

The objective of this internship is to develop a better understanding of amino acid transport in CHO cells to improve culture performance. The candidate will evaluate extracellular amino acid concentrations and determine their impact on transporter expression, oxidative stress, cell growth, and productivity.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute laboratory studies using design of experiments
  • Run 3L fed-batch bioreactors and evaluate culture performance
  • Perform analytical tests and interpret data using statistical analysis
  • Present progress at department meetings and prepare a final poster presentation

Position Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • Preference for Biochemistry or Chemical Engineering backgrounds
  • Cell culture experience is preferred but not required
  • Current undergraduate Sophomore, Junior, Senior
  • GPA of 3.0+
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Seasonal  
Location Gaithersburg, MD  

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