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Description of Specific Sector:
Translational research is an
increasingly important component of drug development activities in Janssen
Research and Development and the oncology pharmaceutical sector as a whole. The Oncology Translational Research Department
is focused on the identification of prognostic and predictive biomarkers and
development of companion diagnostic tests that enable personalized medicine by
guiding targeted, individualized use of therapies to the patients that will
benefit the most.
- This is a great opportunity for a Co-Op
who has demonstrated some experience in conducting the biopharmaceutical or
pharmaceutical laboratory work.
- The lab scientist Co-op will work as
member of the Prostate Cancer Translation Research Team and support a range of
preclinical projects under the supervision of lead scientist.
- He/ She will design cell biology or
molecular biology experiments, execute laboratory experiments, analyze experimental data, generate
laboratory protocols, write technical reports and
present results to the team.
- Laboratory experiments include cell
biology techniques such as propagation, treatment, cell kill assays on
immortalized cancer cell lines.
- It also includes routine molecular biology
techniques such as extraction of DNA, RNA and protein from cells or tissues,
and carryout real-time PCR, western blotting etc.
- He/ she should comply with laboratory safety, training and quality
- The Co-Op will have the opportunity to
be part of a highly dynamic team and work on novel technology platforms for
cell and molecular biology research such as QuantStudio, Fluidigm etc.
- Co-Ops are encouraged to innovate and
improve data analysis processes whenever possible.
- Completion of one year college in a Biological
sciences discipline required.
- The successful candidate must also
possess high analytical and communication skills and be willing to learn laboratory
- These individual departmental openings
provide Co-Ops with a six-month opportunity to become an integral part of their
- Co-Ops must be able to work 40 hours a
- Students must be able to provide their own
transportation to this location.
- Students must be legally authorized to work in
the United States and not require future sponsorship for employment visa status
(e.g. H1-B status) now or in the future.
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