Summer Intern, Biology Research NBPI030

San Diego, CA, US
Jun 15, 2019
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Nitto BioPharma has several openings for paid summer internships:

Position: Summer Intern, Research

Reporting To: Senior Scientist II

Major Job Functions
  • In vitro cell culture and maintenance of cell lines
  • Cell transfections
  • Preparing cell lysates
  • Conduct in vitro assays using qRT-PCR, ELISA, Western blot, and other molecular biology techniques
  • Biomarker analysis
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of experimental protocols, data, and interpretations in laboratory notebooks

Education, Licensure and/or Experience
  • Pursuing a M.Sc. in biology, cell and molecular biology or related field
  • Previous experience with tissue cell culture, in vitro hands-on laboratory experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of computer software and Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Graphpad Prism)
  • Ability to work well in collaborative fast-paced team environment

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with nucleic acid-based drugs is a plus

Physical and Other Job Requirements:
  • Office/Lab environment. Lifting up to 20 pounds may be required. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use their hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone keypad or to write, as well as talk and hear. They are required to stand, walk or sit, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus.
  • This position splits its time between an office and laboratory environment. Lab work may include the use of centrifuges, microscopes, and other laboratory tools. Will be required to wear personal protective equipment and comply with all safety regulations in the lab.
  • Software used will include most typical office applications such as word processing and spreadsheets and may include project management and analytical or scientific technology.

Disclaimer: The duties and responsibilities of position may change as need arises. The employee will be notified of the change. Relevant work experience may also be substituted for education or certification, at company's discretion.

Nitto BioPharma Inc.
Why Work Here?
55-person small company atmosphere but with stable 100-year-old parent company backing. 30k employees globally; headquartered in Japan.
Description Company Overview: Nitto BioPharma, Inc., is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company located in San Diego focused on the discovery and development of novel RNA-based therapeutics for intractable diseases. Clinical assets include a liver fibrosis program (BMS-986263/ND-L02-s0201), partnered with BMS and in Phase 2 in the US, an Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis program (ND-L02-s0201) in Phase 2 in the US and Europe and Oncology program (NBF-006) in Phase 1 in the US . Nitto BioPharma is also advancing several programs for intractable diseases including Oncology and fibrosis.

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