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Intern: Molecular Biology Intern 

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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 Junior, Senior nad MBA student with major in molecular biology/biochemistry /bioengineering

What are the objectives/goals of the position? Goal of our group is to discover new platforms and cancer antigens, which can elicit strong immunity against various cancers; this internship will involve in generating constructs and screening candidates by evaluating candidates in tissue culture and animal models

What are the primary duties of this position?

  • This intern will work with a group of scientists and perform following tasks with supervision
  • Use DNA sequence analysis to design plasmid and primer for cloning/sequencing new genes

  • Conduct molecular cloning and sequence analysis

  • Assess antigen expression in cell culture

  • Evaluate candidate by flow cytometry and fluorescent microscope analysis

  • Summarize experiment data, discuss findings with supervisor and present data and data interpretation at group meetings

  • Help scientists on experiments in mice if needed

  • Help to organize lab instruments and place orders

  • Expect to present research at site/department meetings at end of internship

Position Requirements

What technical skills are required?

  • Familiar with DNA sequence analysis or related software

  • Hands-on experience in DNA/RNA manipulation and cell culture

  • Hands-on experience in flow cytometry and data analysis

  • Hands-on experience in fluorescent microscope and data analysis

  • Willing to do experiments in mice

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong skills in Microsoft word, Excel and PowerPoint

Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Seasonal  
Location South San Francisco, CA  

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