Industry

Career Interview: Joyce Tung, PhD

Career Interview: Joyce Tung, PhD

Director of Research 23andMe, Inc. ASHG: If you could go back to when you were a trainee, what is one piece of advice you would give yourself for your current career? Dr. Tung: Get involved in activities outside of the lab. I was co-president of the Graduate Students’ Association at UCSF for a few years,... Read More

Career Interview: Larry Croft, PhD

Career Interview: Larry Croft, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer Malaysian Genomics Resource Centre ASHG: If you could go back to when you were a trainee, what is one piece of advice you would give yourself for your current career? Dr. Croft: Then, I tended to good-naturedly let some situations pass, when they needed to be actively sorted out. The advice I’d... Read More

Career Interview: Marie Lee, PhD

Career Interview: Marie Lee, PhD

Applications Scientist, Production Genomics Fluidigm ASHG: If you could go back to when you were a trainee, what is one piece of advice you would give yourself for your current career? Dr. Lee: I would have taken the time to learn some bioinformatics and dealing with big data. My PI always thought I should have taken... Read More

Career Interview: Robert Plenge, MD, PhD

Career Interview: Robert Plenge, MD, PhD

Head, Genetics and Pharmacogenetics, and Vice President Merck Research Labs ASHG: If you could go back to when you were a trainee, what is one piece of advice you would give yourself for your current career? Dr. Plenge: Embrace uncertainty. By its very nature, scientific exploration is uncertain, and the most profound observations are often unexpected.... Read More

Career Interview: Michelle Penny, PhD

Career Interview: Michelle Penny, PhD

Senior Director, Head of Genetics and Bioinformatics, Tailored Therapeutics Eli Lilly and Company ASHG: If you could go back to when you were a trainee, what is one piece of advice you would give yourself for your current career? Dr. Penny: Take every opportunity to promote yourself and your research. Reach out to otherscientists, both... Read More

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