Beam is looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and detail-oriented intern to join the Hematology Team from June through August 2024. This person will work closely with members of the hematology team, and will perform cell culture, cell-based assays, molecular biology and biochemistry assays, to support Hematology lead optimization program. A successful candidate will be a team player who is scientifically curious, collaborative, and is able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
- Culturing and manipulating cell lines and HSPCs from human and mouse primary sources.
- Conducting in vitro differentiation of primary HSPCs.
- Executing on set protocols and optimizing new in vitro cell culture methods to study normal and abnormal hematopoiesis.
- Performing multi-parameter flow cytometry.
- Generating, analyzing, and interpreting experimental data.
- Coordinating and working with hematology team members and other groups at Beam in a highly matrixed environment, as well as external academic collaborations and CROs.
- Presenting data and findings to internal scientific groups.
- Maintaining detailed documentation of experiments in ELN system.
- Adapting to a fast-paced, dynamic research environment.
- Living Beam Therapeutics core values of being part of a community of fearless innovators, being rigorous and honest in our research, listening with open minds, and committed to each other.
- Pursuing a BS or MS in biology, biochemistry, biomedical engineering, or related field of study.
- Completed entry level biology, chemistry, biochemistry, cell biology, and microbiology courses.
- Completion of biology lab courses, and basic understanding of genomics is highly desirable.
- Must be a team player, comfortable working collaboratively and thriving in a fast-paced environment.