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Co-op: Protein and Cell Engineering

Company: Biogen
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

At Biogen, our mission is clear - we are pioneers in neuroscience. Biogen discovers, develops, and delivers worldwide innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases. Together, our employees create, commercialize, and manufacture transformative therapies for our patient population.---

We at Biogen are committed to building on our culture of inclusion and belonging that---reflects---the communities where we operate and the patients who we serve.---We are focused on strengthening our foundation to advance our overall Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) strategy and, most importantly, ensure all our employees feel included.

As an intern or co-op at Biogen, you can expect to be placed on a real project, under the guidance of experience professionals and subject matter experts who are invested in your career and academic growth. We also ensure that you have plenty of opportunities to build your network, learn more about our organization through weekly lunch and learns led by leaders from across the company, and join us for several fun events.

Job Description

This application is for a 6-month student role from July - December 2022. Resume review begins in January 2022.

Join our Protein and Cell Engineering team in the Biologics Drug Discovery department at Biogen's Research and Development group. The co-op will involve the engineering of cell lines and assay development for screening therapeutics. The project will involve extensive tissue culture and molecular biology.

Position Description

Biogen's Research & Development team is looking for co-op to join our protein and cell engineering group, which is a part of the Biologics Drug Discovery department. The co-op's role will be to generate various cell systems to be used in the characterization of the binding and function of antibody therapeutics with impact across different project teams and therapeutic areas. This position will involve training in molecular biology as well as cell engineering methodologies.

Key Responsibilities Include

  • Design of protein expression constructs
  • Generation of cell models expressing targets of interest
  • Development and optimization of cell-based signaling assays
    Qualifications

    To participate in the Biogen Internship Program, students must meet the following eligibility criteria:
    • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.
    • At least 18 years of age prior to the scheduled start date
    • Be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university
      Additional Qualifications
      • Familiarity with aseptic tissue culture technique and basic molecular biology
      • Good oral and written communication
      • Exceptional documentations skills
        Education

        Current undergraduate student or Master's degree candidate.

        Genetics/Molecular biology, Biology, Biotechnology majors preferred.

        Additional Information

        All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Biogen, Cambridge , Co-op: Protein and Cell Engineering, Engineering , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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