Posted to MedZilla on 5/25/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-CA, Intern Computational and Statistical Genetics R0004983-MZ


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Job Description


Takeda California's internship program blends real world experience with an extensive overview of the pharmaceutical industry. Knowledgeable mentors will provide guidance as you gain professional hands-on experience.

The internship is 40 hours a week throughout the summer and offers a unique perspective into a world-class pharmaceutical company.

The Computational and Statistical Genetics Intern will be part of a team focused on computational genomics and statistical genetics support of discovery research and translational science.


  • Applies statistical genetics analyses to large scale internal and external genetics and genomics data to support or falsify target hypotheses and support patient and indication selection and biomarker development.
  • Performs computational analysis of WES, RNA-seq, other OMICS and real-world data from internal, collaboration and public sources.
  • Applies unsupervised and supervised machine learning and other advanced algorithms to extract novel biologically meaningful information.
  • Integrates genomics, genetics, epigenetics, proteomics and literature data to strengthen understanding of diseases and treatment perturbations.
  • Writes study reports and presents data effectively.


  • Full time senior year graduate student with a major in statistical genetics, computational biology or similar scientific field preferred
  • Must be available to work 40 hours/week.


  • Manual dexterity required to operate office equipment (i.e. computers, phones, etc.).
  • Carrying, handling and reaching for objects.
  • Sit and type on the computer for extended periods of time


San Diego, CA

Worker Type


Worker Sub-Type

Paid Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee)

Time Type

Full time

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