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🚀 Internship

2024 Summer Intern – Biomolecular Research Department

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1mo ago

🚀 Summer Internship

San Francisco

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  • The candidate must be pursuing a PhD in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Pharmacology, or related fields, have mammalian cell culture skills, and possess familiarity with programming concepts. They should also have excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills, and align with the company's culture and guiding principles.
  • The candidate will analyze cloning vectors' impact on protein expression, test expression and purification methods, and evaluate parameters for automation.
Applications are closed

Summer Internship

Research & Development, HealthcareSan Francisco


  • Biomolecular Research (BMR) focuses on developing, managing and providing diverse biomolecules, by employing advanced techniques in molecular biology, expression and production with support from automation and informatics tools, to advance innovative research and drug discovery. 


  • Required Education:
  • Must be pursing a PhD focused in the following areas: Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Pharmacology or other related majors in the Biological Sciences
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited institution
  • Applicants who have completed their Ph.D. or Individuals who have already completed a prior internship at Genentech are not eligible for an internship.
  • Required Skills:
  • Must have mammalian cell culture skills
  • Other Qualifications:
  • Familiarity of some programming concepts such as using Python or advanced scripts in Excel would be preferred
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
  • Complements our culture and the standards that guide our daily behavior & decisions: Integrity, Courage, and Passion.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development


  • The successful candidate will explore approaches to enhance expression of target proteins in mammalian expression platforms. Activities carried out during this internship will include:
  • Analyzing the impact of diverse functional elements (promoters, cis-acting elements, chaperones) in cloning vectors on recombinant protein expression
  • Testing protein expression and purification from different constructs using high throughput techniques in small and large scale formats
  • Evaluating different parameters to enable and streamline automation of recombinant protein expression


Work type

Full time

Work mode



San Francisco