Eikon Therapeutics is a new biopharmaceutical company employing revolutionary technology at the interface of chemistry, engineering and biology to discover novel treatments for life-threatening diseases. Eikon’s discovery platform is built on groundbreaking innovations from its founders who pioneered the field of single-molecule live cell imaging (Nobel Prize, 2014).We are building a passionate and creative team eager to empower interdisciplinary scientific exploration, and inaugurate a radical drug-discovery platform to create novel medicines.PositionAs a Research Associate at Eikon, you will join an interdisciplinary founding team of highly creative and talented individuals with outstanding expertise in the Company’s core platform technologies. You’ll be responsible for collaborating with scientists to develop and run screening assays for Eikon’s live-cell, high-throughput single-molecule platform as well as other critical pathway and functional assays. You’ll have a key role in pioneering these assays and will work with a team of biologists, chemists, computer scientists, and microscope engineers who rely on the assays you build.About you:
- You’re a rigorous experimentalist who takes pride in your ability to execute at the bench.
- You’re conscientious and pay almost obsessive attention to detail, as organized documentation is second nature.
- You’re curious, love learning and are eager to take on hard problems.
- You thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy pushing the edge of what is possible.
- You’re resourceful and like to work independently, but are not shy to ask for advice.
What you’ll do:
- Work with scientists to “industrialize” the single particle tracking platform and deploy it across multiple drug discovery efforts.
- Execute pathway and functional assays tailored to each of our discovery programs.
- Collaborate and communicate across a diverse interdisciplinary research team.
- Keep detailed and organized records of experimental protocols and results.
- Contribute to multiple projects simultaneously and manage diverse team interactions.Key Qualifications:
- A Bachelors or Masters degree in cell biology, physiology, pharmacology or related field.
- 2+ years of independent and/or industry laboratory research experience.
- Proficient in cell culture, quantitative cell-based assays, and fluorescence microscopy and/or high-content imaging platforms. Experience with automation and other high-throughput tools and instrumentation is a plus.
- Capacity for quantitative and/or statistical analysis using common software tools (e.g., GraphPad Prism, Microsoft Suite, etc.).
- Knowledge of programming software (e.g. Python) is also a plus.
- Prior experience in a drug-discovery setting is preferred.
For immediate consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume to: boards.greenhouse.io/
eikontxEikon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment.
Graduate and undergraduate students are welcome
Phoenix Consulting Group is the premier student group that consults for businesses and start-ups operating in the fields of biotechnology, medicine, and healthcare. Each semester, our project teams consisting of several analysts and led by a project manager work in close relationship with our clients to develop implementable business strategies, including Investment and Funding, Market Research, Operations, Product Development, Pricing and Marketing, and Sales. Come out to our events to learn more about PCG!
Website (coffee chats available!): http://phoenix.berkeley.edu
FB Page: http://facebook.com/ucbpcg
All links (including Zoom links) are posted here: https://linktr.ee/phoenixrecruitment
Infosession #1: Thursday Jan 21st
Women’s Event: Monday Jan 25th
Infosession #2: Tuesday Jan 26th
Case Workshop: Thursday Jan 28th
Applications Due: Friday Jan 29th
Application deadline: Mar. 31
The NCSES Research Ambassadors Program Summer Internship is for participants in a wide variety of fields including, but not limited to: Business Management, Communications and Graphic Design, Computer Sciences, Economics, Marketing, Mathematics and Statistics, and Survey Methodology.
E4C Research Fellowship is a distinctive workforce development program in engineering for global development serving to activate and empower engineering students. It serves to build engineering capacity and prepare talent to solve local and global challenges, and to create knowledge as a public good.
This Fellowship is a part-time and remote commitment that lasts five months, from May to September. Fellows will need to work 20-25 hours per week.
Application deadline: Feb. 28.
Repperger Research Intern Program is under the mentorship of an Air Force scientist.
Application deadline: Feb. 15.
This 10-week educational internship program provides opportunities for students to participate in research projects at one of the Air Force facilities under the mentorship of an Air Force scientist. Each scientist has been hand selected to mentor, because of their technical knowledge, experience, and willingness to help science and engineering students enhance their learning through participation in an actual Air Force research project.
The 711th Human Performance Wing advances human performance in air, space, and cyberspace through research, education, and consultation, accomplished through the synergies created by the wing’s two distinct but complementary entities:
Advanced Computation Research Experience for Students through Michigan State University.
Application deadline: Feb. 3.
ICER ACRES is a 10-week summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in computational and data science. This REU is coordinated by Michigan State University’s Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering (CMSE), in partnership with the Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research (ICER).
REU Dates: May 24-July 30, 2021
Engineers for Exploration Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Summer program through UC San Diego.
Application deadline: Feb. 3.
The wastewater monitoring team is looking for undergraduate volunteers: Waterwater Epidemiology for the Bay Area. Join them as they provide valuable information to public health decision-makers. Volunteers will not handle wastewater but will assist in preparing sampling kits and reagents. Volunteers must already be planning to live on/near campus (cannot be remote). You can find more about our project and team or read the Berkeley News article. Contact the lab manager Matthew Metzger for more info or if interested.
If you are passionate about STEM education and want to learn STEM tutoring techniques and get (virtual) hands-on experience, you could take EDSTEM 82T, part of the CalTeach Berkeley program. You can email them with questions.
Finding your research pathway is a one-unit course designed to assist undergraduate and early graduate students (first year PhD students, MEng students, 5th Year MS) identify their research interests by exposing them to high-caliber research talks in the mechanical engineering department. Students in the class will have the opportunity to engage in research discussions, network with the speakers, and learn about the various research fields within the mechanical engineering department.
- Class #: 33563 (ME 198)
- Class Time: Wednesdays 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Lower division undergraduate students are highly encouraged to apply! (Freshmen and Sophomores)
Join your undergraduate Data Peer Consultants for two workshops presented through the Berkeley Library. No previous knowledge or experience necessary! Registration and more information about the series can be found at https://guides.lib.
- Introduction to Data Analysis and Visualization, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2-3 p.m. Instructors will lead hands-on exercises using Jupyter Notebooks. This workshop will cover python fundamentals, creating functions, and more.
- Introduction to NumPy and Pandas, Thursday, Jan. 21, 3-4 p.m. This workshop will introduce the NumPy and pandas libraries for more advanced data manipulation by building arrays, matrices, and other functions.
NSF PATHS-UP provides summer research experiences for undergraduates (REU) to work at one of our four partner institutions (TAMU, UCLA, RICE, FIU).
Thrust 1: Amplification biochips and implantable bar-code sensors
Thrust 2: Mobile computational imaging and spectroscopy systems
Thrust 3: Wearable sensing and imaging technologies
Thrust 4: Remote bio-behavioral inference and patient response
To participate in the program, students should:
- have an interest in and a desire to participate in ongoing research in one of the four PATHS-UP thrust areas with the goal of developing enabling technologies and advanced engineered systems toward better health for underserved populations;
- have completed their first year in almost any curriculum of engineering and the physical and mathematical sciences;
- plan to graduate no earlier than December 2021;
- be 18 years of age or older;
- be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident;
Apply by February 8th, 2021, 8:00AM CST.
Rowan University May 24 – July 30, 2021
Paid undergraduate research opportunities in this ten-week program will offer advanced training in various labs within the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rowan’s two Schools of Medicine, and our College of Science and Mathematics.
Stipend is $5,000 for the 10-week program with campus apartment residences provided. Please note that the program will comply with all local, State, and University policies to ensure a safe and productive experience for all Fellows.
The deadline to apply is March 10, 2021. Application and more information can be found at the following pages:
Undergraduates are invited to apply for a NSF-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) training program at Binghamton University. Students will spend 10 weeks performing research in biomedical translational science and technology development. They will learn to integrate engineering principles with medical and life sciences, translating biomedical discoveries into bedside technologies for treating many diseases, such as diabetes and cancers.
PROGRAM DATES: MAY 31-AUG. 6, 2021
Deadline: February 7, 2021
- Stipend: $5,000
- Room and board (if needed)
- Travel: Up to $450
- Field trips, social activities, networking events, professional development opportunities
- Hands-on training in state-of-the-art research facilities at Binghamton University
Want to learn more about America’s healthcare system? Interested in joining the fight to achieve comprehensive, affordable health care for all? Then come join the California Health Professional Student Alliance (CaHPSA)! Through our committees, we offer a number of opportunities for students to explore their interest in the healthcare system, from serving as certified health insurance enrollment counselors to petitioning lawmakers to reform outdated health care policy. Applications are open on our website [cahpsa.berkeley.edu] now, and no experience is necessary!
Applications are due by February 7th at midnight.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
The NIEHS Scholars Connect Program (NSCP) is designed to provide a unique opportunity for highly motivated science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) focused undergraduate students to solidly connect with NIEHS and receive training in biomedical research. Students in NSCP have an opportunity for hands-on mentored research experiences, as well as professional and personal development. NSCP is committed to encouraging students to pursue careers in scientific investigation, both basic and clinical. Scientists at NIEHS are committed to sharing with students and educators the intensity, excitement, sense of discipline, and tremendous satisfaction that careers in science can impart to those who pursue them.
Why should I apply?
As a Scholar, you will be a part of research teams striving to accomplish NIEHS research mission in areas related to human health and the environment. NSCP is dedicated to providing training in biomedical research so that you can apply your knowledge outside the classroom and gain career-changing experiences. You will have the opportunity to network and explore federal career opportunities. Career mentoring from NIEHS investigators will be available during your appointment.
~ $2,300/month (Full-Time Summer Connection); ~ $850/month (Part-Time Fall and Spring Connections)
Summer Connection: June 1, 2021–August 6, 2021 Full-time
Fall Connection: September 7, 2021–November 19, 2021 Part-time
Spring Connection: January 3, 2022–April 15, 2022 Part-time
Dates are subject to change
Learn more and apply today at: https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/NIH-NIEHS-ScholarsConnect-2021
The Duke Master’s in Bioethics & Science Policy teaches students how to identify, analyze, and propose solutions to myriad complex issues at the intersection of science, technology, ethics, and policy. Our curriculum is distinct in its focus on bioethics and science policy, rather than bioethics or medical ethics alone. Today’s world of rapid progress in the sciences and technology has seen an increased demand for professionals with expertise in the ethical and policy implications of an increasingly broad range of scientific and tech areas. Our broader focus provides a unique education, opens more opportunities to graduating students, and prepares students to meet an ever-growing need in society.
the Duke Science & Society Leadership Award will be made to outstanding students who demonstrate great potential to become leaders in making scientific advancements and technological innovations more accessible, just, and better integrated into society.
The UCSF Masters of Science in Biomedical Imaging (MSBI) program is accepting Fall 2021 due February 28, 2021.
The Fung Fellowship is a unique opportunity for rising juniors to create impact-driven solutions to address real-world challenges alongside our community and industry partners. Fung Fellows utilize the iterative human-centered design process, interdisciplinary tactics, and emerging technology in both of our offered tracks: Conservation + Tech and Health + Tech.
As a Fung Fellow you will:
Explore innovation and technology in your chosen track sector
Experience the design process from prototype to product
Embed in communities to co-create with them
Establish yourself as a young leader in an emerging field
Selected Fung Fellows attend a 3-unit course each semester, are supported in a summer internship, and have the opportunity to apply to a second year honors program.
Registered student at UC Berkeley
Class of 2023 rising junior (current sophomore standing)
Strong passion for health, conservation, social impact, design, and/or technology
Please note that the Fung Fellowship accepts all majors into this program and that there is no GPA bracket, as applications will be reviewed holistically.
Information to Apply:
Learn more about the program at: fungfellows.berkeley.edu
Stay tuned for our virtual infosessions on February 4-5, 2021! More information coming soon.
Sign our interest form to connect with a current fellow: bit.ly/FF21-interest
Apply by completing the application: bit.ly/ffapp2021-22
Deadline to apply: Friday, February 19, 2021 at 11:59pm PST
The Berkeley Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships, known as “SURF”, provide $5,000 stipends to students to carry out in-depth research over the summer.
If you are interested in SURF, please attend an upcoming info session via Zoom. https://surf.berkeley.edu/info-sessions/
The deadline for the program is Feb. 18 so now is the time to begin developing your application.
Every year, the Haas Scholars Program funds 20 students from ALL MAJORS for up to $13,800 to carry out a capstone project in the summer preceding and during their final year on campus.
The application deadline is Feb. 17; interested students should attend an upcoming info session and contact the Program Manager for an appointment.
The Biomedical Engineering Department and Center for Biomedical Informatics at Wake Forest University will offer 10-week summer undergraduate research opportunities in 2021. Students selected for this Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program will receive a stipend and on-campus housing.
Exciting research opportunities include over 30 biomedical engineering and informatics projects offered by 20 different faculty on topics, including:
Injury prediction model development
Military, sports and spaceflight safety
Biomechanical characterization of injury mechanisms
Diagnostics and therapies for cancer patients
The program is accepting applications until February 15, 2021: https://tinyurl.com/WFU-BME-REU
The Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) focuses on interdisciplinary nanoscale research at the interface of biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering. More than 40 faculty participants from the School of Engineering, College of Arts and Science, and the School of Medicine inspire students by creating an atmosphere of excitement and creativity. Each REU participant will work directly with VINSE faculty members and their research groups and be part of the larger VINSE community.
Hands-on research in state-of-the-art facilities
Seminars, workshops, and field trips
Group social activities and banquet
Optional outreach opportunities to high school students
Undergraduate students majoring in science or engineering
U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
Minorities and women strongly encouraged to apply
$5,000 stipend, $500 travel allowance, Room and board
The VINSE REU has a strong record of success!
40% of former REU students have (or are expected to) co-author a journal publication
More than half of our formers REU students have given a presentation outside the REU program including 27 at national conferences funded by the VINSE REU
Please visit: https://www.vanderbilt.edu/vinse/reu/ for more information or to apply.
We are now accepting applications for the 2021 Engineering Summer research immersion Program sponsored by the graduate school of Weill Cornell Medicine and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. This 10-week program will begin June 7, 2021 and end on August 13, 2021.
The online application is due February 1
We invite current engineering freshmen, sophomores, and juniors interested in pursuing research at the interface of engineering and biomedicine for a 10-week immersive in-person summer research experience.
We strongly encourage students from groups historically underrepresented in science (disadvantaged, disabled, Black, Hispanic/LatinX, Native American) to apply.
Folks, these are EXCELLENT industry internships and they love BioE majors!
Get paid, hands-on research experience in a Bay Area biotech company next summer!
Interns work full-time for 10 weeks from June to August 2021 for Bay Area companies; previous host organizations have included CZ Biohub, Visolis Inc., Abalone Bio, iSono Health and more.
• Open to Berkeley sophomores and juniors with minimum 3.2 GPA and previous lab experience.
• Submit application, statement of purpose, résumé, one letter of recommendation, and transcripts online.
Apply by February 1, 2021
The College of Engineering would like to do all we can to lower barriers to student success brought on by the COVID-19 crisis. To this end, the college established the COE Student Emergency Needs Fund to assist COE undergraduate and graduate engineering students encountering sudden, unexpected financial hardships.
COE Undergraduate students: Emergency needs application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScpYm075AlFm_ZF-7Yarkc5-y8l7_N6KjTuPU6Nckx4VnJrwQ/viewform?usp=sf_link
COE Graduate students: Emergency needs application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScKRsnMPA0UEK6oN0iFXymdHbzHd_qMgpDDlGO4aR8CUDolIw/viewform
Cases will be evaluated we will prioritize requests from students who have exhausted all other resources including loans. Filling out this emergency funding application does not guarantee funding. If you are granted funding, documentation may be required for financial aid records. Undergraduate students will receive a response within seven days. Please note it could take longer to receive funding.
There are a number of resources on campus to help:
Berkeley Basic Needs: The Basic Needs Holistic Support Application is designed to provide short-term emergency financial support for needs that can not be met by other financial resources including Basic Needs Center (BNC) and FASO services. Students who have emergency needs and limited financial resources will be prioritized. Students may apply for short-term emergency support across: 1) rental assistance; 2) food assistance; and 3) housing security deposit
Short Term Emergency Loans: The Financial Aid and Scholarships Office offers short-term emergency loans to graduate and undergraduate students. These interest-free loans are designed to help students meet unanticipated expenses directly related to the cost of education.
Technology Access Program: If you are a UCB graduate, professional, or undergraduate student without the resources you need to engage in the online environment, please complete an application for a free loan of hardware from the Student Technology Equity Program (STEP)
The Master of Science in Data Science is a highly-selective program for students with a strong background in mathematics, computer science, and applied statistics. The degree focuses on the development of new methods for data science.
The MS application deadline is Jan. 22.
Check out the synchronous course, taught by Professor Lisa Pruitt, E1: Engineering your Life, this spring, Tuesdays, 3:30-5 p.m., class number# 29188. In this course, you will develop your emotional intelligence and personal leadership skills. You will reflect on your life story and identify the crucibles that have enabled you to harness your unique strengths. You will identify your core values and through self-reflection and feed-back you will be able to identify your blind-spots – behaviors that others may see but that you do not.
Students can use this searchable online directory to find STEM funding opportunities, from undergraduate through PhD. There are also resources to help you build a strong application.
BearX is a new platform helping students get career advice from staff & alumni as well as find jobs & internships in local startups. There are 800+ mentors available and 180+ jobs posted currently.
Are you concerned about the high costs of course materials — whether they’re books, articles, or videos? The Library can help! Before registering for a course, you can ask the instructor whether the material will be available via e-reserves, which will provide you with free access to the required materials.
After you register, you can look this up in bCourses, if the class has a bCourse site. You can also contact the Library’s e-reserves team at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or comments.
The 2020 Scholarship Program is currently open! Application closes on February 21, 2021.
High school seniors, college, and graduate students who identify as female and are pursuing a BS or MS in engineering or computer science full-time at accredited universities (ABET or CSAB) are eligible for SWE SCV scholarships.
Applicants must either have a permanent address or be attending a school in the following counties:
South San Mateo County
South Alameda County
Santa Clara County
Santa Cruz County
San Benito County
Graduating and looking for a full time job?
Be sure to join our private LinkedIn group to see jobs we share.
Looking for a job?
Check out the job listings at QB3 – many with our own BioE startups!
The Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is accepting applications for its fourth class in the PhD Program in Translational Research for Fall 2021.
- 4 Year Time-To-Degree
- $37,000 Annual Stipend
- Graduate Housing Available
- No Application Fee
Apply online: https://lundquist.org/
Application Deadline: January 29, 2020
Calling for students interested in internship opportunities in Green Technology(Sustainability) & Biotechnology(Smart Healthcare)!
The Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) Center for Global Affairs and Science Engagement (GASE) is coordinating the Global Talent Internship Program, where you will have the opportunity to conduct an internship at the foremost Taiwanese universities, national laboratories and corporations in Taiwan during the summer of 2021!
The program also features corporate visits, culture tours, and special mandarin lessons for students to learn practical experiences as well as cultural immersion. The accommodation for the first week, as well as a stipend of approximately US$1,500 will be provided to each student for the eight-week program.
The internship program will be accepting applications from December 21, 2020 to March 26, 2021, with preferences given to students pursuing a PhD or masters program and undergraduate students (third year or above) with research experience.
Please note that the Global Talent Internship program may be virtual or in-person, depending on official COVID-19 guidelines published by Taiwan Centers for Disease Control. Currently, the program is scheduled to be in-person, but details are subject to change.
To apply, visit the official website for the GTI program: