Mapp Biopharmaceutical
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Full Time

Research Intern

Job #21-07AT

Mapp Biopharmaceutical, Inc. "Mapp" is a San Diego based, innovative biopharmaceutical company focused on addressing unmet medical needs through the development of life-saving monoclonal antibody treatment options to combat a variety of neglected and tropical infectious diseases, and in support of biodefense programs.

The Early Research and Development Group (ERDG) and the Advanced Research and Development Group (ARDG) at Mapp Biopharmaceutical are responsible for the execution of high quality Research and Development activities to ensure the achievement of a robust portfolio with the CMC, Preclinical/Nonclinical (together, "Nonclinical"), Regulatory and Clinical development goals consistent with the product development objectives of Mapp.

The Research Intern will actively contribute to several early research programs focused on identifying novel antibodies to high-priority pathogens.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 years of study towards a BA or BS Degree in a scientific related field
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate program as a life sciences major
  • Prior laboratory experience (hands-on laboratory classes are acceptable)
  • Willingness to work 10-15 hours per week
  • Attention to detail


  • Molecular Biology Techniques
    • DNA or RNA extraction/quantification
    • PCR
    • Cloning
    • Bacterial transformation
  • Protein Biochemistry
    • SDS-PAGE
    • Protein purification
    • Protein quantification
  • Maintains a detailed record of experiments performed
  • Attends and contributes to Antibody Discovery group meetings
  • Laboratory maintenance
    • Buffer preparation
    • Prepare aliquots
    • Label and inventory samples
    • Autoclave glassware
    • Replenish/stock lab supplies
    • Organizes lab space

Please note that it is Mapp's policy as a federal contractor subject to President Biden's Executive Order 14042 that all employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 no later than January 4, 2022, with the exception of employees who have been granted a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance.

Mapp offers a competitive compensation and benefits package in addition to this exciting and challenging job. You will have the opportunity to work in Mapp's new state-of-the-art San Diego facility.

Mapp wants you to join their team and invites you to apply by submitting your information through

No Solicitors, agents or placement agencies please. Mapp utilizes E-Verify.

Mapp is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veterans Employer - Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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