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2023 Experiential Internship - Computational Oncology Research (California)


Location: Owensboro, Kentucky
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: January 17, 2023
**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. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn **COMPUTATIONAL ONCOLOGY RESEARCH 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. AbbVie’s Genomics Research Center (GRC) is a center of excellence for bioinformatics, functional genomics, human genetics, pharmacogenomics, and multiple population cohorts (over 1 million genomes) and works across all R&D, and other areas such as process sciences and corporate strategy. The GRC plays an integral role towards our goal of developing world class genetics and genomics research, focusing on finding the right targets and helping us better understand not only human disease biology but also the behavior of and response to our drugs in clinical trials. The Department of Computational Oncology within GRC executes bioinformatics analysis and research strategies and builds next-generation genomic data integration capabilities to drive target and biomarker discovery and development across AbbVie’s Oncology portfolio, forged by strong collaboration with Discovery and Precision Medicine teams. This Computational Oncology Research Intern will work on some of the most exciting pre-clinical, as well as clinical, genomic datasets at AbbVie and implement novel bioinformatics capability to characterize genetic features and genome biology leading to high potential early discovery targets. The successful candidate will capitalize on GRC’s strong bioinformatics capabilities as well as the close collaboration with Discovery teams to impact AbbVie’s Oncology Discovery portfolio through biological data science best practice, advanced data presentation/visualization techniques, and effective communication. **KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:** - Contribute to the conceptualization of novel genetic/genomic characterization strategy for oncology early target discovery - Contribute to the implementation of bioinformatics pipeline and analysis of next-generation sequencing (NGS) data - Apply molecular omics data and machine learning on oncology phenotype prediction - Present analysis findings and tool to internal stakeholders - Contribute to the institutional knowledge of Computational Oncology research through data science best practice, including building reproducible workflow and interoperable data structure **MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS** - Currently enrolled in university, pursuing a Master’s or PhD in Computational Biology, Systems Biology, Human Genetics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, or related field - Must be enrolled in university during the internship period - Must have experience with NGS data analysis and statistical modeling **PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS** - Coursework in Immuno-Oncology or Immunology - Comfortable working with Linux and on-premise High-performance Computing environment - Exposure to cancer genomics research - Experience in machine learning and its application in precision medicine - Experience in multi-omics analysis and integration is a significant plus - Experience with reproducible bioinformatics workflow techniques including CWL and Nextflow - Experience in clinical data and EHR **BENEFITS AND AMENITIES** - Competitive pay - Travel, transportation and lodging support for eligible students - Break rooms stocked with complimentary coffee, tea, beverages, snacks, and cold breakfast items - Onsite café and fitness center - Opportunity to connect with AbbVie leaders and scientists - Exposure to cutting edge technologies and concepts presented by 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. **Applicable to California Applicants Only** - The below range is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in California. This range may be modified in the future. - The salary range is (minimum: $51,750 to maximum: $101,250) - Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law. Skills: Salary: -