Research Intern - Summer 2019 at Mammoth Biosciences
San Francisco, CA, US

Mammoth Biosciences is an early-stage venture-backed biotechnology company located in San Francisco, California.

Company Mission: We are creating the platform that will democratize diagnostics, allowing everyone on earth to manage and make informed choices about the health of themselves and their families quickly, affordably, and easily.

Company Values

  • Passion for team and mission
  • Communication and transparency
  • Speed and rigor
  • Have fun and love coming to work

 

The Mammoth Biosciences Summer Internship Program offers students an opportunity to gain hands-on training and experience performing cutting edge research in CRISPR. The available internship projects will be focused on the following areas: protein engineering, molecular biology, biochemistry, and bioinformatics. The candidate should be highly motivated, be comfortable working as part of a team, and display excellent time management skills. Research interns will work directly with Mammoth’s team of talented CRISPR scientists and research associates. This is a paid internship; specific start date and length of internship are negotiable based on student schedule and availability.

 

Responsibilities

  • Protein purification, molecular biology, and bioinformatics
  • Design and execute CRISPR biochemistry and bioinformatics-based projects
  • Think creatively about diagnostic and CRISPR technologies
  • Communicate and accurately record experimental progress
  • Stay current in the field by participating in educational opportunities and reading relevant publications

REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or masters program in biology, chemistry or related field
  • Background in molecular biology, bioinformatics, protein biochemistry, and nucleic acid biochemistry
  • Enthusiasm for learning new skills
  • Exceptional skills in communication, presentations, data analysis, and interpretation
  • Experience with high-throughput protein engineering and synthetic biology in prokaryotes
  • Experience with programming (Python, R, etc. ) with emphasis on biological data

BENEFITS

Free lunch

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