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Careers in Genetics: Quality Control Specialist

Careers in Genetics: Quality Control Specialist

Working for biotech manufacturing in industry, Quality Control Specialists are detail-oriented professionals who evaluate whether a product meets necessary quality standards and specifications. They measure the quality of materials used throughout production and take detailed notes of each step in the process. They may also be involved in determining the standards to which quality is... Read More

Careers in Genetics: Laboratory Technician

Careers in Genetics: Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Technicians work in basic research or clinical labs in many capacities. Frequently lab technicians are responsible for ordering supplies and reagents, maintaining equipment, and preparing biological specimens or samples. More experienced laboratory technicians also often conduct experiments under guidance from more senior lab personnel. myIDP career category: Research staff in a research-intensive organization Additional Resources:... Read More

Careers in Genetics: Biotech Sales & Marketing

Careers in Genetics: Biotech Sales & Marketing

Professionals in Biotech Sales and Marketing use their scientific backgrounds to help clients become familiar with the biological or clinical products most applicable to the client’s work. These positions require good communication and people skills in addition to an interest in life sciences. myIDP career category: Business of science Marshfield Clinic Clip: Additional Resources: Career Story:... Read More

Career Interview: Olivier Noel, PhD

Career Interview: Olivier Noel, PhD

Founder DNASimple Dr. Noel was recently recognized in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Science list and received a $200,000 investment on ABC’s Shark Tank for his company. Burcu Darst, ASHG: Could you tell us about your company, DNAsimple? Dr. Noel: DNAsimple is a marketplace where researchers, particularly those in genetics/genomics, can find and obtain DNA and other specimens from the... Read More

ASHG Honors Kári Stefánsson with William Allan Award

For Immediate Release Wednesday, July 12, 2017 9:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan ASHG Communications Manager 301.634.7346 press@ashg.org Geneticist to Receive Award at ASHG 2017 Annual Meeting BETHESDA, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Kári Stefánsson, MD, founder of deCODE Genetics, the 2017 recipient of the annual... Read More

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