Posted to MedZilla on 3/23/2018

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-CA, 2018 Summer Intern GI Biology TIDV (San Diego, CA) 1800566-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 a GI Biology Intern in our San Diego, CA. location office.

The GI Biology-TIDV intern will work under the guidance and mentorship of GI Biology-TIDV experts to support the progression of early stage GI drug targets and assist in validating the target for program readiness.


  • Performs ex vivo rodent tissue collection.

  • Performs data analysis and present results when necessary

  • Assists in sourcing disease relevant human tissues

  • Creates and manages a human sample repository database

  • Prepares samples for external shipments

  • Duties may include RNA or protein expression analysis of targets in rodent or human tissues, cells, or fluids


  • Undergraduate student in good academic standing with a focus in pharmacy, 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 hours: 10 - 20 hours while school is in session; up to 40 hours during school breaks

  • Applicants must be highly motivated, self-starters with excellent oral and written communication.

  • Applicants must be willing to work with rodents as well as human tissues, cells, and fluids.

  • Candidate should have a strong interest and understanding of Gastroenterology Biology.

  • Previous experience with each of the following is preferred but not required: RNA preparation/sequencing, qPCR, ELISA, MSD, and IHC.


  • None


  • Potential exposure to cold temperatures, loud noises, reactive chemicals and possible rodent allergens.


  • None

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