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Co op Precision Molecular Oncology 


The Precision Molecular Oncology group at Bayer Research and Innovation Center (BRIC) is focused on bringing cancer targeted therapies to patients with unmet medical need. We use a combination of genetic and chemical approaches, including functional genomics and proteomics, to identify and validate oncology targets and support drug development. Our group is looking for a co-op to join our dynamic research team at Bayer Research & Innovation Center in Cambridge, MA



The primary responsibilities of this role are to: 

  • Perform experimental laboratory work for oncology drug discovery and development.
  • Culture cell lines and perform cell-based functional assays (e.g., proliferation assays, Western blot, qPCR) to support the validation of novel therapeutic targets, and the evaluation of novel therapeutic compounds in development.
  • Collect and analyze data, and maintain thorough electronic lab notebooks and documentation records.
  • Ensure that laboratory notebooks are consistently updated, audited, and well maintained.
  • Communicate data clearly and concisely to the appropriate teams.





Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values, more specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:

  • Actively working towards or recent graduate with a BS/BA/MS or PhD degree in Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Bioengineering, Pharmacology, Biotechnology or related fields
  • Have strong general knowledge of Biology.
  • Have some experience in cell culture methods and sterile technique.
  • Have some experience with biochemical and molecular biology techniques.
  • Prior experience with cancer cell biology/oncology preferred.
  • ·Prior experience with cell culture and cell-based in vitro assays (proliferation assays, Western blot, qPCR).


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Have strong oral, written and presentation skills with ability to explain concepts clearly in lab and small team settings
  • Have attention to detail and ability to work collaboratively
  • Have working knowledge of data management (Graph Pad Prism, Office 365, etc);
  • Must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Bayer will not provide work sponsorship to co-op students
  • Must be available for a six-month assignment at Bayer’s Boston site. 

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. 
To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below. 

Bayer is an E-Verify Employer.  
Location: United States : Massachusetts : Cambridge     
Division: Pharmaceuticals    
Reference Code: 795328     
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