Bioinformatics Intern

  • Integrated DNA Technologies, Inc
  • Redwood City, CA, USA
  • May 10, 2019
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The Bioinformatics Intern will gain experience working with an Industry Bioinformatics Team and will support our NGS and CRISPR product development efforts. Bioinformatics projects span the areas of sophisticated data analysis, utility creation and software tool development for internal use.


Essential Functions:

  • Analyzes and interprets scientific data
  • Communicates results with both the Bioinformatics and wet-bench scientific teams
  • Creates software utilities or tools using one or more programming languages
  • Attends meetings in person in Coralville, IA
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • Associates degree in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, or related field required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, or related field preferred

Professional Experience:

  • Prior job experience required

Other Job Qualifications

  • Strong background in biological systems, and/ or biochemistry
  • Ability to analyze data using publicly available and internally developed tools
  • Ability to run appropriate statistical analyses and report results
  • Bash, python, R, or related programming language
  • Write programmatic utilities to assist in data analysis
  • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.
  • Ability to accept responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.
  • Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards.

Physical Requirements:

Exert up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to a minimal amount frequently 

Integrated DNA Technologies is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form