Cancer Immunology Summer Intern - Immuno-Oncology Focused
About CytomX Therapeutics:
CytomX Therapeutics, Inc. is committed to changing the treatment of cancer with our novel Probody therapeutic platform. Our commitment to transforming lives with safer, more effective therapies is driven by our curiosity and passion for innovation and our belief that by acting with integrity in an honest, respectful, ethical manner, we have the power to change lives. Our workplace embodies collaboration, open communication, celebrating our successes and holding each other to the highest possible standards. CytomX has a broad pipeline comprised of 4 clinical-stage programs and others in development and is located in South San Francisco, California, the birthplace of biotechnology. Learn more at www.cytomX.com
Location: South San Francisco, California
Reporting Relationship: Reporting to an Associate Scientist in Cancer Immunology
The Cancer Immunology summer intern will participate in target validation, supporting the pre-clinical development of immune oncology therapeutics. The candidate will perform in vitro and cell-based assays to assess Probodies for the treatment of cancer.
Molecular biology techniques, including cloning and DNA preparation
Antibody and Probody production by transient mammalian cell transfections and purification
In vitro characterization by ELISA and BLI Octet
In vitro cell based functional assays
Actively pursuing a Master's degree in a Biotechnology program or a Bachelor's Degree in the biological sciences highly preferred
Previous cell culture experience, cloning, and knowledge of basic immunology preferred
Very organized and capable of keeping accurate and up-to-date laboratory notebooks
Ability to work both independently and enjoy collaborative interactions
Demonstrate a commitment to CytomX values of Integrity, Commitment, Creativity, Teamwork, Accountability and Fun
Energetic, resourceful self-starter with high integrity
Adaptable and resilient with a problem-solving orientation
Team-player comfortable in fast-moving, dynamic environments
Please include a cover letter with all resume submissions.
CytomX is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs. CytomX will not discriminate against any job applicant because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, gender identity, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.