|Job Description||This is a full-time Internship opportunity from June - August 2017|
The intern will contribute toward developing and optimizing high throughput screening technologies for antibody discovery. Research activities will span multiple disciplines, including cell culture, molecular biology, bio-engineering, assay design, and automation.
On that note, the intern will become familiar with common techniques in chemical biology and learn to operate high-throughput instrumentation. These skills will be applied in the context of addressing challenges associated with high-throughput screening.
• Experience with common molecular biology techniques
• Knowledge of molecular cloning concepts
• Familiar with assay development (i.e., ELISA, SPR, Flow cytometry) and sterile techniques for culturing common laboratory microorganisms
To participate in the Biogen Intern Program, students must meet the following eligibility criteria:
• Legal authorization to work in the U.S.
• Enrollment in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program, returning to the academic program following Biogen Intern assignment
• Minimum grade point average of 3.2 preferred
• At least 18 years of age prior to the scheduled start date
|About Biogen||Biogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) is a biotechnology leader that discovers, develops and delivers innovative therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative and rare diseases. Patients worldwide benefit every day from our medicines for multiple sclerosis (MS) and hemophilia. |
Founded in 1978, Biogen is one of the world’s oldest independent biotechnology companies. Our development pipeline is focused on areas of high unmet medical need, as we pursue new therapies for patients suffering from diseases with few or no treatment options. These include programs for Alzheimer’s Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson’s disease, spinal muscular atrophy and neuropathic pain amongst others.
With more than 7,000 people worldwide, Biogen is truly a global organization. We are headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which is home to our research operations. Our international operations are based in Zug, Switzerland and we have world-class manufacturing facilities in North Carolina and Denmark. We offer therapies globally through direct affiliate presence in 30 countries and a network of distribution partners in over 50 additional countries.
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