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Job: Research & Development Internship - Atom Bioworks, Inc., -, Cary, NC

General Information


Job title:
Research & Development Internship - Atom Bioworks, Inc.
Job location:
Cary, NC  27513 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
02/09/2021
Compensation:
$3000
Job category:
Research and Development
Employment type:
Intern

Job Description


Atom Bioworks is transforming rapid diagnostics utilizing Artificial Intelligence to design and optimize DNA-based biosensors that detect pathogens much faster than traditional diagnostics. The company's R&D pipeline consists of multiple products such as COVID-19 and Dengue rapid diagnostics in clinical validation and early-stage companion diagnostics to aid cancer detection and treatment.

Internship Activities*
Assist in the development of a novel diagnostic assay for the detection of SARS-CoV-2. The core technology is known as the DNA STARTM, a DNA nanostructure designed using AI algorithms to create structures matching the pattern of antigens on the surface of a virus or other analyte. The internship will provide experience optimizing the assay and assisting in manufacturing scale-up.

This internship requires a commitment of 10 hours per week over 12 weeks, and is available immediately.

This internship is supported in part by a grant from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center through the Industrial Internship Program.

Job Requirements


Graduate or Undergraduate Students in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, or other biotech industry related majors. Experience working in an academic or industrial laboratory setting is required. Preference will be given to interns with GLP and/or GMP experience.
(Job number: 4000500)
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