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Immunology Intern 

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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: Gaithersburg, MD

We are currently seeking rising senior and/or master/PhD level student for a 10-12 week internship during the summer of 2023.


Objectives/Goals of the Position:

Provide hands-on experiences through laboratory experiments and drug development-related research: specifically, our team plan to utilize human organoids/organ chips to study various components of autoimmune/rheumatoid diseases.

The Intern will assist in our ongoing studies and will be responsible for carrying out various assays related to these projects.

Provide experience and training for a student in biology/immunology, focusing on drug development, molecular biology, and immunology.

Primary Duties:

  • Develop experimental plans/protocols with guidance and execute experiments.
  • Develop and optimize novel human in vitro and ex vivo assays to assess immune functions.
  • Design and perform immune cell isolations and functional assays, Microscopic analysis, ELISA assays.
  • Work in highly collaborative manner in a multidisciplinary team in a matrix- environment.
  • Write protocols, methods and provide scientific interpretation of results.
  • Present data at lab/departmental meetings.
Position Requirements
  • Currently enrolled in an Undergraduate or graduate program (PhD/MS) - Bachelor of Science in immunology, biology, biotechnology, or related field of study.
  • Experience with microscopy,  3D cultures immunological assays, cell culture (Preferred).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Highly motivated individual with ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Previous laboratory experience (Preferred).

Minimum GPA: 3.2

Location: Gaithersburg.MD

Full-Time/Part-Time Seasonal  
Location Gaithersburg, MD  

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