Novavax Analytical Development, SDS-PAGE Testing Intern in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Are you ready to work for one of Washington's Top Workplaces? At Novavax, a clinical-stage vaccine company, we are creating tomorrow's vaccines today! We seek to attract, develop, and retain talented people who share our passion for science, medicine, and human health. We foster an environment of teamwork and collaboration, built on a culture that values and appreciates its employees. We are a fast-paced company that provides employees with opportunities to achieve personal and professional goals while also maintaining a balance between work and personal life. We are seeking an intern to join our SDS-PAGE Testing group in our Analytical Development department at Novavax. The candidate may work on projects related to, but not restricted to: Following SOP to test in-process samples using SDS-PAGE densitometry and Western Blot to support process development and stability studies of nanoparticle vaccines.Analyzing gel image data using Image Lab and documenting in-process testing data.Optimizing and troubleshooting SDS-PAGE and Western Blot assay.Method development, qualification and validation of in-process assays.Presenting sample testing data at internal meetings Duration: Summer 2017 Minimum requirements: Current undergraduate or graduate student in a related science program.Good understanding of basic chemistry.Lab experience in biochemistry, chemistry, and/or biology courses. Can follow SOP and procedures. Previous work experience in a biotech institution is preferred, but not required. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.