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Job Opportunity: Senior Scientist (PhD), Bioassay and Impurity Testing, Pfizer, St. Louis, MO

Sep. 30, 2020—Job Requisition ID: 4791735 *Note: alumni referral Larry Thompson, PhD ROLE SUMMARY Bioassay and Impurity Testing Group:  We are seeking a candidate to join us in building capabilities to lead the industry in the advancement of novel products to the market through innovation and execution of analytical testing.   This position will provide laboratory support and...

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Job Opportunity: Senior Scientist, Bioprocess Purification, Pfizer, Andover, MA

Sep. 24, 2020—ROLE SUMMARY Pfizer’s purpose is to deliver breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. Research and Development is at the heart of fulfilling Pfizer’s purpose as we work to translate advanced science and technologies into the therapies and vaccines that matter most. Whether you are in the discovery sciences, ensuring drug safety and efficacy or supporting clinical...

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Job Opportunity: Senior Scientist, Bioprocess R&D, Andover, MA

Sep. 24, 2020—The Sr. Scientist will join a team of scientists and engineers within Bioprocess R&D at the Andover, MA site focused on developing and optimizing mammalian cell culture processes for the production of recombinant proteins, biologics, and gene therapy vectors for early-phase and late-phase clinical trials for human therapeutics. The focus for this position will be...

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Future Directions: Dario Gutierrez, PhD, Head, Investigational Biology, Merck

Sep. 15, 2020—This article was originally published in Results & Discussion, Spring 2019, Issue 9. By Shwetha Narasimhan, Graduate Student The promising field of immunotherapeutics is currently hailed as the new hope in the fight against cancer and Dr. Dario Gutierrez is determined to make this hope a reality. As the Director and Head of the Investigational...

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Alumni Feature: Dr. Laurent Audoly

Sep. 15, 2020—This article was originally published in Results & Discussion, Issue 5, Spring 2017. Dr. Laurent Audoly has seen the world over. Thanks to his degree in Pharmacology from Vanderbilt University, he has been able to balance a career in the pharmaceutical industry along with a career in teaching. Since leaving Nashville, Dr. Audoly has held...

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Informational Webinar Series about Lilly Visiting Scientist Fellowship Program

Sep. 4, 2020—Lilly’s Visiting Scientist Fellowship program exposes Pharm.D., M.D. and relevant Ph.D. or master’s degree graduates to a myriad of pharmaceutical functions and experiences, providing hands-on involvement with the drug development process. The fellowship is a unique one-year, post-graduate program. Fellows are assigned to one department, yet work closely with other areas, enabling them to learn...

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Level Up @ Amicus Summer Internship Program

Jan. 31, 2020—Amicus Therapeutics is a global, patient-dedicated biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing and delivering high-quality medicines for people living with rare metabolic diseases. Level Up @ Amicus is our Summer Internship Program, created to give students an opportunity for experiential learning in a corporate environment. This is a meaningful, mutually beneficial program where students will...

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Job Opportunity: Computational biologist, Repare Therapeutics, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Aug. 20, 2019—POSITION DESCRIPTION Position: Computational biologist Company: Repare Therapeutics Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA Website: http://www.reparerx.com/ To apply: http://www.reparerx.com/careers/ Repare Therapeutics is a 2017 “Fierce 15” startup backed by tier-one strategic and institutional biotechnology investors (http://www.reparerx.com/news).  Repare develops next generation, precision oncology drugs that target specific vulnerabilities of tumor cells in clearly defined patient populations.  Founded by leading experts at...

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“So You Want to be a Pharmacologist Doing Drug Discovery?…….Careers in Drug Discovery”

Jun. 7, 2019—Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Department of Pharmacology Special Seminar Series Terrence P. Kenakin, Ph.D., UNC-Chapel Hill 1:30 pm 206 PRB “So You Want to be a Pharmacologist Doing Drug Discovery?…….Careers in Drug Discovery”

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Drug Discovery and Development Colloquium 2019

May. 20, 2019—The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Student Chapter of the American Association for Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) will be hosting our 6th Annual Drug Discovery and Development Colloquium (DDDC) on the UAMS Campus in Little Rock, Arkansas from Thursday, June 13th to Saturday, June 15th. The UAMS AAPS Student Group invites you to register for this event. All presenting...

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East, West Coast Courses to Help Grad Students & Postdocs Transition to Biotech

Mar. 15, 2019—The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is offering two week-long courses this summer to help them transition to careers in biotech. Of 130 participants from 2014-2016, 70% now have nonacademic jobs in industry, regulatory affairs, or tech transfer; the remainder are still in training or in academia. Moreover, the cohorts have remained close networking...

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Job Opportunity: Pfizer positions, Chesterfield, MO, alumni referral

Feb. 27, 2019—There are many Pfizer opportunities currently open, and our office has an alumni connection you can use for this referral. See below for more details. Job ID 4737287 – Senior Scientist, Bioprocess R&D Upstream Development Location:  Chesterfield, MO Hiring Manager:  Nichole Wood Job ID 4735879 – Senior Associate Scientist, Gene Therapy Process Development (non PhD)...

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Internship Opportunity: Grad Intern – R&D (Comparative Biology & Safety Sciences), Amgen, Cambridge, MA

Feb. 13, 2019—Amgen’s 10 – 12 week internship program offers meaningful project experiences that impact patient’s lives. This internship provides the opportunity for executive and social networking events and to participate in community volunteer projects while providing a competitive compensation. Relocation in the form of a miscellaneous allowance will be provided for eligible candidates. The Comparative Biology and...

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2019-2020 Lilly Visiting Scientist Fellowship Program applications open now

Nov. 9, 2018—The Lilly Visiting Scientist Fellowship is a unique one-year, post-graduate program for Pharm.D., M.D., and relevant Ph.D. or master’s degree graduates. The program exposes fellows to a myriad of pharmaceutical functions and provides hands-on involvement with the drug development process. Fellows are assigned to one department yet work closely with other areas, enabling them to...

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Deadline extended for The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) summer biotech course

Apr. 18, 2018—Spots still available for grad students in summer biotech course July 9-14 The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), in partnership with the Keck Graduate Institute, is offering a one-week intensive course from July 9-14, 2018, at the Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont, CA. This course will accommodate 50 graduate students and postdocs (international and...

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The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is offering a summer biotech course

Feb. 27, 2018—The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), in partnership with the Keck Graduate Institute, is offering a one-week intensive course from July 9-14, 2018, at the Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont, CA. This course will accommodate 50 graduate students and postdocs (international and domestic). The course registration fee is $525, with an additional, optional accommodations...

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Job Opportunity: Multiple Opportunities with PPD

Apr. 12, 2017—There are multiple opportunities available with PPD! For more information check out their careers site or the Life at PPD blog. Senior Scientist- Biopharmaceutical Services (Job Number 139491) Primary Location: Wisconsin > Madison PPD offers the most comprehensive set of laboratory services available in the industry. From early preclinical studies through post-approval research, our laboratory services are...

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Job Opportunity: Lab Technician, CardioCreate Inc., San Diego, CA

Mar. 23, 2017—Lab technician CardioCreate Inc. Immediate Supervisor: Mark Sussman, PhD Effective: March, 2017  FUNCTION OF THE UNIT The visionary goal of CardioCreate is to develop therapeutic treatments for damaged heart tissue using regenerative medicine platforms. The breakthrough therapy research pursued by the company represents a critical and fundamental step toward realization of moving regenerative medicine therapeutic...

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Job Opportunity: Differentiation Scientist, Allen Institute for Cell Science, Seattle, WA

Dec. 7, 2016—The goal of the Allen Institute for Cell Science is to understand cell behaviors in their normal, pathological, and regenerative contexts. The Institute, located in a new facility on South Lake Union in Seattle, Washington, will employ a multi-disciplinary team approach to generate novel cellular reagents, models, and databases that are informed by and open...

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