Posted to MedZilla on 2/22/2020

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-CA, Intern - Biophysics (Year Round) R0016218-MZ


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Job Description


Provide laboratory support to the biophysics team assisting in conducting experiments, data analysis, managing reagent inventory and related functions.

Job Description

The internship involves working in laboratory that evaluates novel chemical compounds against their enzyme/protein/receptor targets toward the furtherance of drug discovery. The intern will assist scientists in conducting biophysical assays, biochemical assays and solubility assays. The intern will work closely with a scientist in a pharmaceutical research lab learning and applying practical aspects of biophysics and biochemical assay. This individual will interact with other scientists in the team. Responsibilities will also include maintaining a safe organized lab bench, become proficient with appropriate software necessary to execute the duties, order reagents and laboratory supplies and keep an accurate and comprehensive notebook.


  • Applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited university for the semester before and immediately following the internship.
  • Applicants should be highly motivated with a strong interest in learning biology/biochemistry/biophysical research
  • Students should be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program working towards a BS or MS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field
  • Applicant must be authorized for lawful employment in the U.S.
  • College coursework in General Chemistry and General Biology is necessary
  • A strong preference will be given to applicants who have completed Biology, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry and Calculus
  • Applicant will be expected to have excellent oral and written communication, good computer skills; Microsoft word, excel, graphical presentation of data and Powerpoint slide presentations


San Diego, CA

Worker Type


Worker Sub-Type

Paid Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee)

Time Type

Full time

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