Medical Molecular GeneticsSupervisor: Dr. Samantha Smith
- Internship Location:
- Dress Code:
- No exposed skin below waist (no shorts/capris, no holes in pants); must wear closed-toe, closed-heel shoes; PPE (labcoat, safety glasses, gloves, and masks) will be provided by the lab.
- Majors Preferred:
Anthropology, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Forensic and Investigative Sciences, Health Information Administration, Health Sciences, Informatics, Medical Humanities and Health Studies, Neuroscience, Nursing, Physics, Psychology
- Hours per week:
- Flexible within regular work hours
- The biobank is a leading provider of biospecimens to support research at IU and worldwide. IU Genetics Biobank provides biospecimens for medical researchers and institutions. The Aliquoting Lab within the biobank processes a variety of sample types (plasma, serum, CSF, etc.) to provide homogenous, high-quality samples for researchers studying a range of conditions and pathologies.
- Internship Duties:
- Assist Aliquoting Lab technicians in completing daily sample processing. Set up/organize sample sets for aliquoting or analysis, record data about sample sets, and scan samples to confirm processing accuracy and sample locations in LIMS. Maintain and organize lab supplies and consumables.
- High attention to detail, effective team communication, and the ability to work in an organized manner will help students succeed in this lab environment.