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Intern; Biology - Asher Bio

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Job Title
Intern; Biology
Job Location
South San Francisco
Job Description

Asher Biotherapeutics, Inc. is a biotechnology company developing precisely targeted immunotherapies for cancer and other diseases. Our cis-targeting platform aims to enable selective activation of specific immune cell types, addressing the inherent limitations of otherwise pleiotropic immunotherapies.  Our approach has the demonstrated potential to precisely direct different immune mediators to a range of target immune cell-types, enabling a pipeline of best-in-class immunotherapies in cancer, autoimmune and infectious diseases that we anticipate will bring great benefit to the lives of patients.

We are looking for a Biology Intern who is motivated, collaborative, flexible and with a great attention to details. The position will be opened for a duration of 3-5 months from May to September. The individual will be able to apply immunology knowledge to support pre-clinical development of cis-targeted drug candidates. This is a great opportunity for early-stage career exploration and development in the biotech industry. This position will report to a Senior Scientist in Biology.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and perform in vitro myeloid activation assay with cells from human and mouse origins
  • Perform flow cytometry assays for drug candidate selection
  • Assist in data generation in vivo murine studies
  • Interpret and analyze data in the context of the scientific program
  • Troubleshooting when appropriate
  • Keep regular and up-to-date records
  • Collaborate with team members from the same and different departments such as Protein Engineering
  • Communicate and report the results internally in a clear and organized manner, with audience having diverse scientific backgrounds


  • Hold or pursuing a master or Ph.D. degree in Immunology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Immunometabolism, or related fields
  • Experience in handling human and murine cell cultures or tissue preparation
  • Experience in performing flow cytometry assays and subsequent data analysis is highly preferred
  • Knowledge of basic immunology and myeloid cell biology preferred
  • Experience in using Spotfire preferred
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a dynamic environment
  • Strong communication skills

Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process. Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. 

SF Bay Area Salary Range
$25$30 USD

Vaccine Mandate

Employees working in this position will be required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. An applicant is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such s the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine. Applicants will be required to show proof of vaccination status upon receipt of a conditional offer of employment. Any offer of employment will be conditional upon, among other things, an Applicant's ability to show proof of vaccination status. Please note that the Company provides reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable state, federal, and local laws.


About Asher Bio/Mission 

In ancient Hebrew the name “Asher” means happy, blessed and fortunate and is reflected in our mission of restoring hope, health and happiness in the lives of patients. Every day the name above our door, on our business cards and at the bottom of our emails reminds us of our purpose and we invite you to join us on our quest as we focus on advancing differentiated, transformational immunotherapies. By precisely targeting immune cell subtypes, we are setting ourselves apart from the crowded conventional approaches.  Our core technology can selectively harness specific cells of the immune system to optimize both efficacy and tolerability. We are developing this discovery while remaining focused on our guiding principles. We incorporate inspiration and rigor into our strategic decisions while transforming plans Into action with enthusiasm. We are committed to teamwork; aiming to support and challenging each other to become better while striving for a seamless collaboration across all functions and business processes. 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Asher Bio Headquarters Location

South San Francisco, CA

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Asher Bio Company Size

Between 20 - 50 employees

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Asher Bio Funding Rounds

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  • Series B

    $108,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $55,000,000 USD

  • Pre Seed

    $150,000 USD

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