2023 Experiential Internship - Genomics Research Center QTL Map Intern(Illinois)

2023 Experiential Internship - Genomics Research Center QTL Map Intern(Illinois)

Abbvie | Jonesboro, AR, AR, 72401, US
Salary Range:$78,000 – $107,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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ABOUT ABBVIE

AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health, and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio.

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GENOMICS RESEARCH CENTER QTL MAP INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW

Envision spending your summer working with energetic colleagues and inspirational leaders, all while gaining world-class experience in one of the most dynamic organizations in the pharmaceutical industry. This is a reality for AbbVie’s Experiential Interns.

The QTL Map intern will implement a pipeline to generate harmonized Quantitative Trait Loci (QTL) maps derived from expression (eQTL) and protein (pQTL) measurements across therapeutic areas and programs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Collaborate with internship managers to identify and prioritize QTL maps to (re)map
  • Centralize and catalog datasets for QTL analysis

  • Perform evaluation and testing of internally developed molecular QTL mapping pipeline(s) and compare functionality and performance with a publicly available standardized pipeline.

  • Incorporate key features into common workflow and apply to collection of internal molecular trait datasets to create harmonized database of internally generated QTL maps
  • Application of molecular QTL pipeline to cohort with existing genotype, transcriptomic and proteomic datasets
  • Prepare datasets for integration into AbbVie Research and Development Convergence Hub (ARCH)
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in university, pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD in Genetics, Computational Biology or related field

  • Must be enrolled in university during the internship period

  • Proficient in programming languages and computational techniques
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience performing molecular QTL analysis and application to biological questions
  • BENEFITS AND AMENITIES

  • Competitive pay

  • Travel, transportation and lodging support for eligible students

  • Opportunity to connect with AbbVie leaders and scientists
  • Exposure to cutting edge technologies and concepts with AbbVie scientists
  • EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.