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Intern, Chemistry Agios Massachusetts

  • Full Time Internship
  • Massachusetts
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Brief Details

Job: Intern, Chemistry
Paid/Unpaid: unpaid
Company: Agios
Location: Massachusetts
Application Deadline:

Internship Description

Intern, Chemistry


Agios (agios.com) is a biopharmaceutical company committed
to applying our scientific leadership in cellular metabolism to transform the
lives of patients with cancer and rare genetic diseases. We are growing rapidly
with an active research and discovery pipeline across both therapeutic areas.
Agios has one approved oncology precision medicine and multiple first-in-class
investigational therapies in clinical and/or preclinical development.

Agios Pharmaceuticals is searching for a dynamic Chemistry
Intern in the summer 2019. This intern will have the opportunity to work on a
directed project, where the student will gain hands on experience in the
following areas:

  • Working
    closely with internal medicinal chemists on a medicinal chemistry project.
  • Refining
    synthetic chemistry skills and gaining proficiency with conventional
    instrumentation used in the industry including automated flash
    chromatography purification, preparative HPLC, UPLC, flow hydrogenation,
    and Microwave reactor.
  • Participating
    in structure-base-drug-design (SBDD) to design new targets based on the
    structure-activity-relationship (SAR) study and DMPK properties to address
    specific issues.
  • Becoming
    familiar with common software used in medicinal chemistry, such as PyMol,
    D360, SARVision and eNotebook.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop
    practical synthetic routes for key compounds with biological interests of
    an ongoing project and then transfer the chemistry to our CROs
  • Work
    on analog synthesis for biochemical and biological testing
  • Expand
    interesting synthetic chemistry discovered during this work

Minimum Requirements:


  • Completion
    of 2nd year of graduate school
  • Authorized
    to work in the United States and be available for employment from June 3rd through
    August 16th
  • Understanding
    of common techniques used for organic synthesis, including retrosynthetic
    analysis, reaction setup, chromatographic purification, compound
    characterization (like LCMS, NMR) and data analysis

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