Paid internship in the Arkhipova Lab at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) offered through our Blue Economy Internship Program (BEIP)
Intern will work at obtaining soluble recombinant proteins from aquatic animals for functional assays. After initial training, the intern will conduct experiments aimed to optimize protein expression in E. coli. The intern will also prepare and sterilize chemical solutions and bacterial growth media, and perform regular lab maintenance tasks. Applicants must have basic knowledge of microbiological techniques and sterile work. The project requires high punctuality and attention to detail, as well as the ability to work independently and to keep a detailed record of results. 16 hours per week for 4 to 8 weeks, possibly longer.