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2023 summer intern - Safety and Pharmacodynamic (PD) Biomarker 

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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 students working towards a PhD degree in Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or Pharmacology for an internship during the summer of 2023. 

Objectives/Goals of the Position:

  • Identify and develop safety and pharmacodynamic biomarkers for therapeutic product programs.
  • Collaborate with Scientists from across integrated Bioanalysis and Clinical Pharmacology & Safety Sciences.
  • Gain insights into working with complex human models and developing safety/PD biomarkers that can be used in clinic.

Primary Duties:

  • Perform laboratory-based research using multiple platform technologies to evaluate the mechanisms of action and identify biomarkers associated with drug-induced safety findings or pharmacodynamic activities
  • Develop and advance new methods and cellular assays to explore the mechanisms of actions and biomarker detection
  • Generate, interpret and communicate data
Position Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • Students working towards a PhD degree in Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or Pharmacology.
  • Basics lab experience with cell culture and in vitro assays
  • Familiar with imaging-based platforms, flow cytometry, nucleotide-based assays to better understand mechanisms of action of therapeutic products
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organization, presentation and writing skills
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0+
Full-Time/Part-Time Seasonal  
Location South San Francisco, CA  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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