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2024 Summer Intern - Department Of Infectious Diseases

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2mo ago

🚀 Summer Internship

San Francisco

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Summer Internship

Healthcare, Science•San Francisco


  • The Department of Infectious Diseases at Genentech is seeking a summer intern to participate in discovery research and drug development in the area of host-microbe interactions. The candidate will help drive our efforts in understanding dysregulated host pathways in infectious disease, including (but not limited to) sepsis, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), pneumonia, and COVID-19. This is a laboratory-based position that requires hands-on experience in immunology, microbiology, and cell biology. The successful candidate will be a member of a dynamic and highly motivated team committed to discovering novel therapies in infectious disease.


  • Must be currently pursuing a PhD (enrolled student)
  • Major in Immunology, Microbiology, Cell Biology, or a related field
  • Required Skills:
  • Strong background in immunology and cell biology.
  • Extensive cell culture experience, particularly with primary immune cells
  • The desire and ability to take on challenging projects and excitement for learning new experimental techniques.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
  • Complements our culture and the standards that guide our daily behavior & decisions: Integrity, Courage, and Passion.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Background in systems immunology and experience with computational analysis of -omic datasets is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of neutrophil biology and experience in assaying their functions

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Design, execute and analyze experiments to study gene function in primary myeloid cells
  • Learn and optimize new techniques to assay myeloid cell function
  • Documentation and consolidation of data for communication to manager and other collaborators.


Work type

Full time

Work mode



San Francisco