Fluidigm Intern - Molecular Biology in South San Francisco, California
A principle mission of the molecular biology group is to develop genomics product applications that utilize Fluidigm’s proprietary microfluidics technology platform. The intern will participate in experimental planning, standard laboratory procedures, results analysis and reporting that supports the group’s mission.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participate in the planning and design of experiments
Adhere to all safety procedures and laboratory
Utilize good documentation practices
Perform laboratory activities that include but may not be limited to:
nucleic acid extraction from formal-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue sections
spectrophotometric and fluorescent assays
capillary electrophoresis assays
polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification using Fluidigm’s proprietary microfluidics technology
next generation DNA sequencing library preparation using Fluidigm’s proprietary microfluidics technology
Perform results analysis
Prepare report summaries
Education and Experience:
Current good academic standing in an accredited high school
No previous experience is required
Basic understanding of chemistry and biology
Good communication and organization skills
Familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite of programs
Laboratory experience very helpful
No supervisory of management responsibilities
This position reports to the Senior Director of Molecular Biology.
Minimum Job Requirements:
Indicate the type and level of minimum education and experience required. Identify the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the job.
Indicate the physical demands and environment of the job and the basic physical conditions needed to perform the job.
Req No.: 2018-2655
External Company URL: https://www.fluidigm.com/