Intern - gRED - OMNI Biomarker Development
South San Francisco, CA 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
The Position

Start Date: Summer

Length of Assignment: 3 to 6 months

Preferred Majors/Disciplines: Biochemistry, Cell/Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, or Vision Sciences

Education Level: MS/PhD students or recent graduates preferred; undergraduate students with relevant experience may be considered.

Job Description:

The Ophthalmology, Metabolism, Neuroscience,
Immunology and Infectious Diseases (OMNI)-Biomarker Development department at
Genentech is seeking a highly motivated Intern to support our efforts in identifying novel
molecular biomarkers that improve understanding of retinal diseases. Our
department provides translational science expertise to inform the clinical development
of novel personalized therapeutics, and our biomarker teams investigate the molecular
pathways of disease and help demonstrate the mechanism of action of our


The successful candidate will work with our ophthalmology group to develop novel approaches to measure biomarkers in patient ocular fluid samples collected from pre-clinical experiments, clinical trials, and/or real-world clinical studies.
In addition, the candidate will also carry out data analysis efforts to assess assay performance and characterize biomarker relationships. Success in these responsibilities requires an understanding of disease biology, creativity, strong analytical skills, and attention to detail. In addition, an ability to effectively closely collaborate with other researchers and to summarize complex data and communicate results in a clear and concise manner is essential.


  • You have a background in Biochemistry, Cell/Molecular Biology, or similar field, potentially with some research experience in the field of Ophthalmology or Neuroscience.
  • You have strong analytical and bench skills, including expertise in mass spectrometry
  • You enjoy learning, troubleshooting, and applying new molecular techniques and instruments in your work
  • You are able to effectively summarize and communicate key findings, both
  • verbally and in writing.

Genentech is an equal opportunity employer, and we embrace the increasingly diverse world around us. Genentech prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status and veteran status.

Genentech requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of their start date. This requirement is a condition of employment at Genentech, and it applies regardless of whether the position is located at a Genentech campus or is fully remote. If you are unable to receive the vaccine due to a disability or serious medical condition, or because it is prohibited as a result of your sincerely held religious beliefs, you will have an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation.

  • Job Sub Category

    Internships & Co-ops

  • Schedule

    Full time

  • Job Type

    Temporary (Fixed Term)

  • Posted Date

    Feb 23rd 2022

  • Job ID


Roche is an Equal Opportunity Employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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