SiPhox (S20)

Miniaturized medical diagnostics using the first circuit board for optical chips.

Superhero Synthetic Biology + Diagnostics Intern

Location
 
Cambridge, MA
Job Type
 
Internship
Experience
 
About SiPhox

Our near-term mission is to deliver a highly sensitive, disposable point-of-care and at-home COVID-19 test for $1, processed using a $100 handheld reader.

About the role

We are looking for a Synthetic Biology and Diagnostics Intern to help run on-chip CRISPR experiments (https://www.siphox.bio)

Job Description: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wGI9XJWSNFDnwvcPeKF6Cx3mKtEADpE-/view?usp=sharing

Your mission: To save the World!

Our mission: To deliver a highly sensitive, disposable point-of-care and at-home COVID-19 test.

Our superpowers: Chip-scale integration of opto-bio sensors.

Your superpowers: Fast learner, experience running assays in a research setting

CRISPR experience, Immunoassay, PCR experience, and diagnostics experience a big plus!

This is a very exciting, early-stage startup position. We are located near MIT in Cambridge, MA.

Required Attitude:

Courageous

Highly Resourceful

Fighting Spirit

Link to website: www.siphox.bio

Grad students preferred but undergrads considered.

Technology

We multiplex RNA, antibody and antigen tests on a single silicon photonic chip. Our CRISPR-based RNA detection is amplified by plasmon resonance and silicon photonic resonator readout. Our goal is to match PCR sensitivity and specificity without preamplification of nucleic acids.

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