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An Intern in Biology/Biochemistry F/M
  • Ref: STAGEBIO/2021/09
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Company presentation

Adocia is a biotechnology company that develops innovative formulations of therapeutic molecules and new polymers for the treatment of chronic metabolic diseases, and in particular diabetes.

Your mission

In this context, we are looking for an intern, either undergraduate, or in the first year of a master's in biology and/or biochemistry, to join the Biology department for a duration of 4 to 6 months from January 2022.

Your mission will consist in automating in vitro biochemical tests on a robotic platform to characterize our molecules' properties and quantify active principles used in in vivo studies. You will be involved in the development of methods and their programming in the software piloting the different elements of the robotic platform. You will ensure results obtained are equivalent to a manual method, then proceed to the qualification of the test following the recommendations of the regulatory agencies.

Expected profile

An undergraduate or M1 (first year of master's) student in biology/biochemistry, you enjoy computer programming and are good at making suggestions and taking initiatives. A very good scientific knowledge, a rigorous methodology, a good knowledge in computing and a good level of English (reading and writing) are necessary to meet expectations in this internship. Moreover, good interpersonal skills will be an advantage to fit in the dynamic team of the Biology department and, more generally, in the company.

 Skills developed:

  • Optimization/qualification of methods
  • Statistical analyses of data
  • Mastery of robotics (use, programming, maintenance)
  • Communication/feedback of results

Techniques used:

  • Biochemistry: ELISA dosages (Sandwich, Competition), Study of molecular interactions (FRET, AlphaLisa).
  • Programming on the robotic platform.

Please include in your application a CV and a cover letter describing the reasons why you chose to apply to ADOCIA as well as a scientific description of your previous experiences.

Adocia promotes excellence to become a partner of choice for leading pharmaceutical companies specializing in innovative treatments for chronic diseases.

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