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Laboratory Internship at Prevention Genetics

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April 1, 2022

Job Summary:
The Laboratory internship is a temporary, paid position based in Marshfield, WI for approximately 12 weeks over the summer. The Intern will work under the direction of PhD Geneticists.


  • The primary project will focus on examining the impact of novel splicing variants associated with various genetic diseases using recombinant DNA constructs. Specifically, using a minigene plasmid platform.
  • The secondary project will focus on retrospectively collecting interpretation information for a future database project for copy number variants. Additional projects may be assigned as company needs dictate and personal interests of the intern.
  • Read relevant literature, perform laboratory work, and present findings related to test development.
  • The student will have the opportunity to learn about genetic testing including Sanger and NextGen sequencing and array CGH technologies.
  • At the conclusion of the internship the student will present their results to the Geneticist staff.

Position Requirements:

  • Undergraduate student pursuing a major in biology, chemistry, genetics or related field.
  • Undergraduate student with a minimum 3.3 GPA and a minimum of 2 years of coursework completed.
  • Prior laboratory experience and genetics coursework preferred.
  • Hard working, able to work independently, and able to think critically.
  • Experience in cloning, PCR, and bacterial culture preferred.

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