2023 Developmental Reproductive Toxicology Intern
The Future Talent Program features internships that last 9-12 weeks and will include one or more projects. These opportunities in our Research & Development Division can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.
Safety Assessment and Laboratory Animals Resources (SALAR) helps advance high-quality drug candidates into development by defining the non–clinical safety and selectivity of lead compounds. SALAR employees evaluate Lead Op candidates and preclinical toxicity of drug development candidates, provide a mechanistic understanding of drug-induced toxicity, and assess implications for human safety.
A student with an interest in developmental biology, toxicology, and/or alternatives to whole animal research will explore means to enhance the ability of current in vitro screening assays to predict developmental toxicity. Experiments will be conducted to identify causes of inaccurate predictions, and modifications to current screening approaches may be assessed for their utility in addressing those sources of discordance.
Locations: West Point PA
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Required Education & Skills:
Candidates must be currently enrolled in a minimum of a BS/BA in: Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Toxicology, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Chemical/Bio Engineering, Veterinary medicine or related discipline.
Candidates must be available to work full-time for 12 weeks beginning on 5JUN23 through 25AUG23
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Candidates should have a G.P.A of 3.0 or higher
Candidates should have strong analytical and communication skills
Candidates should have demonstrated the ability to learn new technologies
Candidates should have a background in developmental biology, cell biology, toxicology. Previous laboratory experience not required but considered a plus.
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Employee Status:Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)
Travel Requirements:No Travel Required
Flexible Work Arrangements:Not Specified
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