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Internships at Oncology Department at Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research (NIBR)

The Oncology Department of the Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research in Basel, Switzerland is currently looking for interns in the field of molecular and cellular biology. Positions are available for 6 months to work on different aspects of cancer biology.
You will be involved in cutting-edge research using the latest technologies in genetic manipulation, molecular cloning, cellular analyses and nucleic acid / protein characterization. You will join enthusiastic teams working on immune-oncology and signal transduction pathways to dissect the molecular functions of a number of candidate oncogenes/tumor suppressors in diverse cancer settings.

Your tasks will be:
– Design, execute and/or analyze experimental work with the supervision of different team members
– Contribute to lab / team organization and projects development
– Formulate and test additional hypothesis based on a large amount of internal data in different fields
– Provide accurate raw data documentation, evaluation and results interpretation

– M.Sc. degree in Molecular Biology (and related)
– Experience with mammalian cell culture and basic cell biology techniques (e.g. Western blotting) is required. FACS experience is preferred but not required.
– Interest / knowledge in cancer biology, immune-oncology and signal transduction are advantageous but not required.
– Good organizational skills with respect to planning, tracking and adherence to timelines
– Good communication, presentation and scientific writing skills
– Fluency in English is mandatory (oral & written)

Kontaktperson: Carlotta Costa, carlotta.costa[ät]novartis.com