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Summer Intern - Process Engineering

Apply Now Job ID R-330578 Date posted 02/19/2019

Job Description Summary

Job Description

BD is currently looking for a research intern with surface chemistry and bioconjugation experience to support the bead process engineering team. The position will primarily focus on oligo-conjugated magnetic bead manufacturing process for single cell multiomics platform. The intern will assist with designing and performing experiments in wet-lab testing and troubleshooting beads and evaluating their performance by running molecular biology techniques.

Primary duties include the following:

  • Participate in product development activities for single cell multiomics platform.
  • Perform experiments to investigate assay performance on BD Rhapsody™ platform.
  • Performs characterization tests to evaluate performance of the reagents for single cell assay.
  • Supports the system engineering team to manufacture and test magnetic beads.
  • Follows protocols, prepares technical reports and summaries.
  • Works under general supervision with moderate supervision.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • General knowledge of chemistry, biochemical engineering, bioengineering, molecular biology or a related discipline.
  • Experience working with magnetic beads.
  • Familiarity with operation of routine laboratory instruments.
  • Good understanding of biostatistics and statistical packages.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to keep accurate and complete laboratory records and logs.
  • Experience with single-cell RNA-seq assays or other NGS assays is a plus.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of a BS Degree. Pursuing Master’s or PhD degree in biochemical engineering, bioengineering or molecular biology.
  • Wet lab experience


Primary Work Location

USA CA - San Jose (Reagents)

Additional Locations

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