Intern - Research and Early Development - Early Discovery Biochemistry (Graduate Level)

South San Francisco
California, United States of America


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The Position

Start Date: Summer 2020

Work Hours: 40 hours per week 

Location: South San Francisco Campus

Length of Assignment: 3 months 

Education Level: Master of Science (1st or 2nd Year or recent grad) OR PhD Student (pursuing PhD, not completed)

Department Overview:

Early Discovery Biochemistry (EDB) is a pre-pipeline department focused on new technologies to enable the discovery of therapeutics for difficult to drug targets. In addition, we harness biophysical, structural, and biochemical techniques to uncover the mechanism of action of newly identified biological pathways and proteins of interest.

Intern Project Overview:

Our lab works on the development of agonists/antagonists with therapeutic relevance using phage display technologies. The intern will work on library construction, screening of the libraries, mammalian cell culture, protein expression and purification, and biophysical/biochemical assay development. You will develop, optimize and troubleshoot new procedures.

Required Qualifications:

  • Major in biochemistry, microbiology, molecular and cellular biology or related discipline is required.
  • Preference will be given to those with expertise in phage display, protein structure/function research, molecular biology techniques and/or protein purification.

Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

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