Posted to MedZilla on 2/19/2018

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-CA, 2018 Summer Internship - Immunobiologics (San Diego, CA) 1702695-MZ


Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as an Immunobiologics Intern in our San Diego location office. Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.

This position will be responsible for providing support the to technology development efforts of the Immunobiologics Group in the GI Immunology Unit. The successful candidate will work with members of the Immunobiologics, Immunology and GI groups supporting biologics discovery through in vitro display capabilities aiding in establishment and optimization of methodologies. Responsibilities include molecular biology, protein expression and purification, biopanning and high-throughput screening.


  • Molecular biology and cloning of antibody fragment expression vectors
  • Protein expression (bacteria)
  • Protein purification (affinity, size exclusion, FPLC)
  • High-throughput screening (ELISA, flow cytometry (FACS), Sanger DNA sequencing, western Blot, etc)


  • Undergraduate student in good academic standing with a focus in biochemistry, biology, molecular biology, pharmaceutical science, or a related biological or chemical science field (Second or Third year students preferred)
  • Students must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Expected time commitment is 40 hours/week during summer
  • Applicants must be highly motivated with excellent oral and written communication
  • Applicant should demonstrate an excellent academic record in pursuit of a degree in related biological/chemical sciences
  • Successful completion of Molecular Biology (lecture and laboratory) is preferred
  • Previous experience with each of the following is preferred but not required: cloning, DNA sequencing, protein expression/purification, ELISA, FACS, DNA


  • Potential exposure to cold temperatures, loud noises, reactive chemicals

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