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Prioritization of indications for a novel epigenome editing platform

October 10, 2022

You will be working with a company that has developed a methylation-specific gene-editing platform. You will prioritize epigenetic indications and strategize proof-of-concept programs for the client by conducting primary and secondary research. 

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Market opportunity assessment for an AI/ML structure-function prediction platform

August 12, 2022

You will be working with a company that has developed an AI/ML-based platform that can very accurately predict functions of large molecules.

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Battery technology development plan

August 12, 2022

Work with a seed-stage battery technology company developing a novel electrode material to replace Lithium ion.

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Search and evaluation of novel immune-oncology and tumor microenvironment targets to support BD&L

August 1, 2022

You will be working with a company that has developed a revolutionary patient-derived tumor modeling platform for precision diagnostics and next generation oncology drug discovery.

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Commercialization plan for a synthetic biology “biofoundry” platform

June 25, 2022

You will be working with a seed-stage biotechnology company planning to commercialize a platform for automating common laboratory protocols.

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Prioritization of indications for a novel autoimmune disease therapeutic

May 31, 2022

Project timeline: June 20th – August 2022, 6-8 weeks Who you are: A graduate or professional student (i.e. PhD, MD, PharmD, MBA, MS), postdoc, clinical resident, or recent graduate Enthusiastic about gaining life-science business experience and helping a client identify how to have the most patient-health impact with their therapeutic Eager to build teamwork and […]

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Biotech venture capital due diligence project

May 24, 2022

The Venture Advisors group at BCBA is seeking exceptional candidates to join our current teams. Work with other top tier multi-institutional colleagues to conduct due diligence on life science & healthcare startups for venture capital clients.

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Product launch strategy for a spatial omics platform

March 7, 2022

The client specializes in high-resolution detection of small target gene panels. Recently, the client acquired a complementary technology to offer high-throughput detection of genes with their platform.

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Market analysis and adoption strategy for an in vitro fertilization (IVF) technology

February 15, 2022

You will be working with an early-stage startup founded by Caltech scientists, whose long-term vision is to become the standard of care for IVF. The founders’ mission is to improve the embryo selection process through a new embryo evaluation technology and to eventually enable embryo-rescuing interventions through early detection of poor outcomes. You and the BCBA team will help set the company’s directions by helping them craft their business plan and prepare to raise their Series A funding.

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Strategize the adoption of a novel in vivo screening platform by pharmaceutical companies

February 1, 2022

Who we are: BCBA connects academic science trainees and recent graduates to the Bay Area’s biotech industry through hands-on consulting and due diligence projects. We are a volunteer organization composed of PhD students, post-docs, medical trainees, and young professionals looking to gain professional development skills for jobs in biotech companies, consulting, and venture capital. Over […]

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