Vegetable Cell Biology Protoplast Intern – #01SBP
In twenty years, the earth???s population will need 55% more food than it can produce today. Monsanto is working with farmers around the world to do something about it. In over 60 countries, Monsanto has established industry-leading products because we give professionals the tools and freedom to make meaningful contribution. Monsanto is an Employer of Choice with an outstanding professional development program and a history of building careers. Come be a part of the team that is working to solve one of mankind???s greatest challenges. Monsanto is looking for a highly motivated Vegetable Protoplast Intern to join the Woodland, CA Vegetable Cell Biology team for a 12-week internship for May – August 2019. The individual must work well in a team environment while taking ownership of independent research. Responsibilities include:Collaborate with R&D leadership and Intellectual Property Specialists to design and execute plant regeneration experiments from isolated protoplasts. Collect, analyze, and report data in a meaningful may that supports and protects Monsanto???s Intellectual Property. General key expectations: Ability to learn new procedures quickly. Willingness to safely work in a tissue culture hood daily for extended periods of time Ability to design and execute experiments, analyze data, and present results. Qualifications:Required:Minimum of a M.S. or 2+ years in a Ph.D. program in a plant, molecular, or cell science discipline. Strong organizational skills and experience with records management Strong attention to detail and critical thinking skills Willingness and ability to work in a fast-paced environment Strong willingness to learn and accept guidance from senior members of a multi-disciplinary team Strong communication skills both written and oral Ability to work independently and safely in a laboratory environment Ability to successfully work in a team environment Demonstrated good sterile tissue culture techniquePreferred: Hands-on experience in applied plant tissue culture.Apply for this job.