Scripps Research Hiring for Intern Post – Applications Invited
Scripps Research Hiring for Intern Post – Applications Invited. Calibr was founded on the principle that the creation of new medicines can be accelerated by pairing world-class biomedical research with state-of-the-art drug discovery and development capabilities. Calibr, a division of Scripps Research, is a first-of-its-kind, nonprofit translational research institute dedicated to creating the next generation of medicines. Scripps Research is ranked the most influential institution in the world for its impact on innovation.
The Calibr infectious disease team is seeking a highly motivated undergraduate to integrate into a team environment to support multiple drug discovery programs. Under this part-time role, the ideal candidate will work with other team members to support routine lab responsibilities, the execution of key high-throughput assays, maintain cell culture lines, and assist with additional projects as needed.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
- Perform general lab duties (including making cell culture media)
- Maintain mammalian cell cultures
- Maintain cell cultures of BSL2 pathogens (e.g. Plasmodium falciparum)
- Assist with high-throughput assays against select BSL2 pathogens
- Currently pursuing a Bachelors of Science in biology, biochemistry, microbiology or a related focus
- 0-3 years laboratory experience
- Letter of recommendation and/or at least one professional reference
The above statements describe the level of work performed and expected in general terms. The statements are not intended to list all the responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of employees so classified, and the content herein is subject to change due to the business needs of Scripps Research, with or without notice. Furthermore, nothing in this job description shall be interpreted to be in conflict with or to eliminate or modify in any way the employment-at-will status of Scripps Research staff.
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