Intern - Research
More than 1,200 Pharmacyclics and AbbVie research scientists, clinicians, marketing, operations and corporate professionals work in the San Francisco Bay Area. They combine their expertise in immuno-oncology, stem cells, and cell-signaling with their knowledge of bispecific antibodies, antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), and covalent-inhibitor technologies to discover and develop novel cancer treatments. Together, we are striving to outsmart cancer.General Position/Summary: Individual will be responsible for working with scientists in the drug discovery group at Research department, contributing to understanding of the mechanisms of the BTK inhibitors. The successful internship candidate will be trained to independently perform experiments using molecular cell biology and biochemistry techniques that employing a variety of cell types including primary cells, as well as cancer cell lines, and clinical samples. Key Accountabilities:
Independently execute experiments in the lab with minimal supervision.
Analyze and interpret data using scientific analysis and statistical software.
Provide support to other studies driven by in vivo and pharmacology scientists.
Summarize and present findings to the research department meetings.
Maintain detailed records of all experiments in a laboratory notebook.
Must have previous laboratory experience, must be able to independently handle basic laboratory experiments, such as cell culture, PCR, and Western blot.
A working understanding of basic cell or molecular biology techniques is a plus.
Proficient in computer skills (Microsoft Office).
Excellent organizational, record keeping, and communication skills.
Qualified applicants will be currently enrolled collegiate students (sophomore or higher) moving into either junior or senior level classwork in molecular biology, immunology, biochemistry, or other related field.
Be an active student in good standing at an accredited university
Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or equivalent