Industry

Career Interview: Joanna Mountain, PhD

Career Interview: Joanna Mountain, PhD

Senior Director of Research 23andMe, Inc. ASHG: What non-scientific skills (communication, artistry, athleticism, etc.) are important for your job? Were any of these skills unexpected assets for you? Dr. Mountain: I would say that my experience playing on a number of sports teams has translated well into my career. As a member of 23andMe’s Research Team,... Read More

Career Interview: Tina Hambuch Hawks, PhD

Career Interview: Tina Hambuch Hawks, PhD

Director of Clinical Services Illumina Clinical Services Laboratory ASHG: What are the biggest challenges you encountered when acclimating to the pace and demands of industry? What skills do you wish you had worked on in advance? Dr. Hambuch: One particular challenge for people who have trained extensively in academia is learning to communicate your work... Read More

Career Interview: Riki Ohira, PhD

Career Interview: Riki Ohira, PhD

Lead Associate Booz Allen Hamilton ASHG: What are the biggest challenges you encountered when acclimating to the pace and demands of industry? What skills do you wish you had worked on in advance? Dr. Ohira: The greatest challenge was acclimating to a corporate culture; this included learning the terminology, developing a business mindset, and understanding the field... Read More

Career Interview: Thomas Morgan, MD

Career Interview: Thomas Morgan, MD

Head of Human Disease Genetics Novartis Institutes of Biomedical Research ASHG: What are the biggest challenges you encountered when acclimating to the pace and demands of industry? What skills do you wish you had worked on in advance? Dr. Morgan: Working in pharma requires a broad knowledge base and the flexibility to change from one focus to... Read More

Career Interview: Christophe Lambert, PhD

Career Interview: Christophe Lambert, PhD

Assistant Professor University of New Mexico, Center for Global Health, Division of Translational Informatics, Department of Internal Medicine ASHG: What are the biggest challenges you encountered when acclimating to the pace and demands of industry? What skills do you wish you had worked on in advance? Dr. Lambert: I founded and ran a company for almost... Read More

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