Posted to MedZilla on 10/18/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-CA, Intern - Biophysics R0008594-MZ


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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 closely with other Scientists in the team. Responsibilities will also include maintaining a safe organized lab bench and become proficient with appropriate software necessary to execute the duties and keep an accurate and comprehensive notebook.


  • 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 degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field (2nd and 3rd year students preferred)
  • 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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