Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

About Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

SBP is a preeminent, independent biomedical research institute dedicated to understanding human biology and disease, and advancing scientific discoveries to profoundly impact human health. For over 40 years, our research has produced breakthroughs in cancer, neuroscience, immunology and children’s diseases, and is anchored by our NCI-designated cancer center and advanced drug discovery capabilities.


Research Assistant

June 2019 - August 2019 San Diego, CA
“The staff were incredibly welcoming and quickly integrated me into the study team. I was treated like an employee that had worked at the company for years versus a summer researcher. My work schedule was incredibly flexible and my projects were tailored to my experiences and interests. ”

Research assistant

June 2019 - August 2019 La Jolla, CA
“My supervisor went above and beyond expectations to help me learn. I learned protocols, lab meeting presentation skills, and I was able to teach younger students what I had learned. I was allowed to work with mice, which is a rare opportunity. ”
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