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Help me navigate a meeting for a biotech contract writing opportunity

Full time and mostly happily employed as a tech writer at company A, but it's not a long term career plan. Company B asked me to come in to see about a potential short term gig. This could be great. Or not. Help me navigate? [more inside]
posted by aperturescientist on May 19, 2016 - 1 answer

Applying for US Biotech jobs as a foreigner

I'm an experienced postdoc in academic biology/medical research, looking to move into biotech or pharma. Most of the jobs that I'm best qualified for are in the US, but I'm not a US citizen. I'm aware that the H1B visa cap can make it difficult for employers to hire foreigners, so am I wasting my time by applying? [more inside]
posted by metaBugs on Nov 3, 2014 - 4 answers

How do get into Science grad school w/an Art undergrad degree ?

I have a bachelors degree in film. I want a Masters in Cell and Molecular Biology. I want to work in a research lab. Getting into grad school in general is a mystery to me, but my special circumstances make it seem that much more impossible...is it? [more inside]
posted by Telomeracer on Nov 12, 2013 - 6 answers

How do people enroll in foreign clinical trials?

I want to look into enrolling in an oncology clinical trial that is being conducted in Germany. The lead researcher indicated my being Canadian could be an issue because I would have to live in Germany for the duration of the trial (four months) and because I don't have German health insurance. I know people go to other countries to take part in clinical trials, but how do they do this if they lack health insurance in the country where the trial takes place? [more inside]
posted by Felicity Rilke on Jul 24, 2013 - 7 answers

Hazardous waste: it's a gas!

Please suggest some funny stuff to write on (fake) hazardous waste labels to decorate the office of the hazmat safety guy who's coming back from sabbatical. The labels look similar to this. [more inside]
posted by Quietgal on Jun 4, 2013 - 23 answers

Cold calling academics?

Is it appropriate to cold call a professor with a cover letter and resume when looking for lab tech/research assistant positions? [more inside]
posted by Slackermagee on Nov 28, 2012 - 7 answers

How to applying for biotech faculty and industry jobs simultaneously?

I am applying for tenure-track molecular biology faculty positions in the US. My skills are also in high demand in industry. Offers for faculty jobs I apply to now should come anywhere from late Feb to early May with a lot of flexibility on how long I have for acceptance. I suppose that biotech industry positions will have a much shorter timescale from application to their decision and how long I have for mine, but I'm not entirely sure. If I want to maximize my options in the spring, when should I start inquiring about industry jobs? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 3, 2012 - 3 answers

Do you know anything about City College of San Francisco's biotech/computer skills certificates?

Has anyone completed the "Genomics Technology," and "Computer Skills for Scientists" certificate programs at the City College in San Francisco? My plan is to take these classes while finishing up pre-med requirements at the City College. Then I want to find a job in genetics research while I decide between medical school/finishing my biochem education at Berkeley. Is this feasible? Is this a good plan? [more inside]
posted by sunnichka on Mar 8, 2012 - 7 answers

Single Elderly Centrifuge seeks well-preserved hanging-bucket rotor

Hi, it's your friendly neighborhood biotech lab-equipment-monkey again. In a continuation of the centrifuge saga, now that we've confirmed the unit will probably work with a proper rotor installed, I am on a quest to track down and acquire said rotor. Nobody seems to be selling it new anymore, and the ones I've found used are all missing crucial parts! Do I need better search-fu, or is it time to call the glue factory for this big old spinny beast? Halp! [more inside]
posted by aecorwin on Aug 2, 2011 - 6 answers

I'm tired of being poor

Good search engines/aggregator for jobs in Biotech/Pharmaceuticals - do any exist? [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Mar 15, 2011 - 2 answers

In general, how much money do you make doing quality control work for a biotech company?

In general, how much money do you make doing entry level quality control work for a biotech company? [more inside]
posted by BasileusPY on Feb 22, 2011 - 4 answers

Biotech postdoc simultaneously exploring academic and industry jobs?

How does a biotech postdoc simultaneously explore academic and industry job opportunities? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 31, 2011 - 4 answers

Reported disputes re: lifesciences licenses

Reported commercial disputes between Life Sciences licensors and Big Pharma licensees? [more inside]
posted by extropy on Mar 23, 2010 - 3 answers

I just want to work, for Christ's sake.

Why can't I find a job with my biochemistry bachelor's degree in Seattle, WA (grad school is most certainly on the agenda, but not for another couple of years)? What other options should I explore, and how do I go about it? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 22, 2009 - 16 answers

Target ROI for a late stage investment in a biotech startup

How much ROI would a VC be looking for in a late-stage biotechnology startup? [more inside]
posted by alms on May 16, 2008 - 4 answers

Biotech filter - what are the major steps

Normally I would go back to my university (aka Wikipedia) for this question but I'm not getting the full picture... can you help me understand the whole pharma/biotech value chain and the major inputs and outputs of each major phase (R&D, development, clinical trials, pharmacokinetics, manufacturing, distribution (guessing)) and the risks that threaten each step. Thanks
posted by Barrows on Mar 7, 2008 - 8 answers

Micro cap/Biotech conferences

I need to find conferences for a micro cap biotech company to attend. [more inside]
posted by josher71 on Aug 13, 2007 - 4 answers

One word: biotech

How can I indulge my genomic fantasies? [more inside]
posted by mpls2 on Aug 9, 2007 - 7 answers

Drugs and Computers - Two addictions, one job?

Clinical Trials, Biotech, and Computers - Is there a better job out there for me? [more inside]
posted by neurodoc on Jun 14, 2006 - 13 answers


How do cells form various shapes? [more inside]
posted by delmoi on Jul 13, 2005 - 10 answers

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