The RSI biotechnology internship is a 6 month highly intensive program designed for individuals with a science background who desire to enter the biotechnology industry. Our program emphasizes learning by immersion in a professional laboratory setting. Interns work alongside RSI staff scientist and assist in RSI projects. Completion of the internship involves interns demonstrating the ability to perform tasks independently at an entry level, and completion of a final project.
Topics covered: basic chemistry with an emphasis on stochiometry, molecular biology, restriction enzymes, polymerase chain reaction, real time PCR, oligonucleotide design, DNA analysis, bioinformatics, advance cloning schemes, protein expression, protein characterization, biochemical analysis, mammalian tissue culture, RNA silencing and expression analysis