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Intern: Integrated Bioanalysis 

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About the Organization
AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory, inflammation, autoimmune, oncology, infection and neuroscience diseases. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. For more information please visit .  

Location: South San Francisco, CA

We are currently seeking undergraduate seniors, or someone pursing their Masters/ PHD in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Biology, etc. for an internship assignment during the summer of 2022. 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Learn about the translational sciences within biopharmaceutical industry while taking part in a key bioanalytical project that will support clinical trials.
  • Gain and/or expand on laboratory and data analysis skills in a fast pace industry environment which will further growth in the career as a scientist.
  • Design and investigate strategies to overcome interferences present in a cell-based drug-neutralizing antibody detection assay. This assay will be used to support critical immunogenicity risk assessments of a drug currently in clinical trials.


Primary Duties:


  • Design, develop, troubleshoot, and implement immunoassays to detect anti-drug antibodies in biological matrices.
  • Design, develop, troubleshoot, and implement cell-based assays to detect neutralizing anti-drug antibodies in biological matrices.
  • Utilize multiple technology platforms including MSD (electrochemiluminescent), luminescent, fluorescent, or colorimetric plate readers.
  • Conduct bioanalytical sample analysis and data review to support upcoming clinical studies in a GLP-compliant laboratory environment.
  • Present work and data at regular small team meetings and larger group meetings.
Position Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • Basic lab experience and lab safety knowledge required (e.g. pipetting, solution prep, assays, following SOPs/kits, etc.).
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve challenging lab problems.
  • Strong biology background and understanding of antibodies and/or antibody  therapeutics.
  • Familiar with data analysis and data presentation.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organization, and communication skills.
  • Good communication, organization skills and meticulous attention to detail are essential.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0+
Full-Time/Part-Time Seasonal  
Location South San Francisco, CA  

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