Research Intern, Data Curation

Location: South San Francisco, CA

Department: R&D

Type: Internship

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Are you a self-motivated biologist with an eye for detail? Do you have a passion for immersing
yourself into a study and distilling complex information?
We are looking for an individual who can quickly grasp the complexities within scientific studies
and curate and format the information into a format compatible with Second Genome's software
Responsibilities will include reviewing and curating existing metadata, searching, reading and
analyzing scientific literature to identify relevant novel findings and working closely with the
internal scientific group to integrate findings into our existing database. 



  • Bachelor Student or Graduate Student or recent graduate in Molecular Biology or related discipline.
  • A methodical and meticulous working approach
  • Highly developed organizational and analytical skills with ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Ability to understand, interpret and analyze scientific literature in detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Familiarity with cloud-based storage like Google Drive or Dropbox

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in wet-lab sample preparation for sequencing
  • Experience in working with clinical data
  • Expertise with ontologies/controlled vocabularies and their application to scientific data
  • Experience with Qiime, Mothur, RDP, Silva, Greengenes



You will work in our office, individually but also as part of our RnD Informatics team.

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