R&D Intern

Recruiter
Location
Waltham MA US
Posted
Oct 18, 2016
Closes
Nov 16, 2016
Jobseeker Type
Entry Level and Graduate
Organization Type
Corporate
Contract Type
Intern
  • Develop DNA extraction methods from Dried Blood Spots (DBS)
  • Learn and develop real-time PCR assays for the newborn screening market
  • Be a part of a team developing assays to save lives of newborns
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop method to extract and purify DNA from DBS
  • Analyze yield and purity with fluorescent quantification and real-time PCR
  • Automate the process on a liquid handler high through-put instrument
  • Work with blood products to prepare test DBS samples.
  • Summarize results in experimental reports
  • Minimum 4 hour shifts, preference for 8hr shifts