Intern (Shresta Lab)

9420 Athena Cir, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA Req #38
Thursday, September 22, 2022

Job Summary:
Currently Dr. Shresta’s laboratory is seeking a motivated individual to fulfill an internship position in her laboratory. The lab is located at the La Jolla Institute for Immunology and is concentrated on developing research related to the infectious pathways and resulting immunological response to Zika and Dengue virus. Please visit our website for more current information about Dr. Shresta’s laboratory.


• 10 – 15 hours required each week.
• 3.5 GPA or higher (preferred)
• Laboratory experience preferred, but not required. Experience performing tissue culture or animal based laboratory work preferred.
• Require 1 year commitment minimum and prefer student in sophomore academic curriculum.
• Capable of working with small rodents and performing tissue culture related work to sterile non-infectious cell lines. Murine husbandry will be a requirement for this position.
• Organized and detail oriented, note taking individual capable of utilizing Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

About the La Jolla Institute

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How to Apply:
Interested candidates, please send your resume and cover letter. Please enclose documents into a single file attachment. 

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  • 9420 Athena Cir, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA