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Intern - Research and Early Development - Structural Biology

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)

Preferred Majors/Specializations: structural biology, computer science, biophysics or related disciplines

Intern Qualifications: Experience in scientific software development, and/or cryoEM image processing, and/or scripting (Python, javascript, or C++).

Department Overview: The Structural Biology group collaboratively advances drug discovery through understanding of the structure, function and regulation of proteins of therapeutic interest. Focus areas include: X-ray crystallography, NMR spectroscopy, CryoEM, and biophysical characterization and analysis of protein targets.

Project Description: Depending on the successful candidate's expertise and interests, responsibilities might include: benchmarking and optimizing alternative cryoEM image processing workflows, integrating information management software with automated data collection and processing software, developing improved algorithms for automated image processing, and/or implementing new features in existing image processing software.

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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