Cancer Immunology Summer Intern Immuno-Oncology Focused

Cytomx Therapeutics South San Francisco , CA 94080

Posted 1 week ago

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 Opportunity:

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.

Professional Responsibilities:

  • 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

Education/Experience:

  • 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

Personal Characteristics:

  • 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.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Cancer Immunology Intern T Cell Bispecifics

Cytomx Therapeutics

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 3/9/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-06-07T00:00 Cancer Immunology Intern - T cell Bispecifics 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 The Opportunity: The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, team oriented, problem solver who will participate in the discovery and characterization of novel or existing oncology targets. Reporting to a Senior Scientist II, the intern will support target identification and validation efforts for CD3 bispecific antibodies. Professional Responsibilities: * Perform molecular cloning, mammalian cell culture, cell based assays, flow cytometry, and other laboratory techniques. * Follow established protocols, accurately document experimental procedures and results, and analyze data. * Use literature searches to investigate target molecules. * Present data at internal meetings. Education/Experience: * Obtaining BS/MS in Cell biology, Immunology or other relevant discipline. * Hands-on laboratory experience is required. Professional Requirements: * Relevant college level coursework and a basic understanding of cell biology, molecular biology, and/or immunology is required. * Basic understanding of T cell biology and experience working with antibodies is preferred. * Ability to adopt new laboratory skills is essential. * Excellent organizational skills and oral and written communication skills are required. Personal Characteristics: * Demonstrate a commitment to CytomX values of Integrity, Commitment, Creativity, Teamwork, Accountability and Fun. * Proactive, intellectually curious, and adaptable individual. * Team-player who is comfortable in fast-paced, dynamic environments. 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. Cytomx Therapeutics South San Francisco CA

Cancer Immunology Summer Intern Immuno-Oncology Focused

Cytomx Therapeutics