Posted to MedZilla on 5/19/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-CA, Intern - Histology R0007167-MZ


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Job Description


The Histology intern will work under the guidance and mentorship of histology experts and pharmacologists to support tissue processing, expression analysis, and documentation in support of early stage drug targets.


  • Help in processing tissues for immuno- and histochemical analysis, including embedding and sectioning.
  • Learn to use lab equipment and software to capture and file processed slide images for historical documentation.
  • Lead efforts to transition data from internal server to cloud-based, searchable database.
  • Assist in tissue analysis using quantification software.
  • Assist in organizing the inventory of histological samples.
  • Assist in maintaining laboratory equipment and instruments used in research experiments.


  • Undergraduate student in good academic standing with a focus in pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, or a related biological or chemical science field.
  • Students must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • Expected hours: up to 40 hours during school summer break.
  • Applicants must be highly motivated, self-starters with excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Applicants must be willing to work with rodent and human tissue samples.
  • Candidate should have an interest in neuroscience, immunology, and/or gastrointestinal biology.
  • Previous experience with immunohistochemistry (IHC)/immunofluorescence (IF) is preferred but not required.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of Aperio software.


  • None


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


  • None


San Diego, CA

Worker Type


Worker Sub-Type

Paid Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee)

Time Type

Full time

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