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Laurel Oldach
May 26, 2021
The organizers of Target 2035, the Structural Genome Consortium, have an ambitious aim: to invent an inhibitor or probe for every protein in the human proteome by 2035. How will they do it?
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Giving labs the tools to be successful
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Giving labs the tools to be successful

Dec. 18, 2020

Whether he’s studying genetic changes in astronauts or fine-tuning a forensic DNA test, Douglas Storts is always working to solve puzzles as the head of research in nucleic acids at Promega.

“Besides getting sweat on me at times, I have enjoyed the experience”
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“Besides getting sweat on me at times, I have enjoyed the experience”

Dec. 11, 2020

You have to know a lot about exercise physiology to make a good workout-recovery drink. PepsiCo’s Shyretha Brown uses biochemistry to understand the body’s responses.

“You’ve got … to get outside of your comfort zone”
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“You’ve got … to get outside of your comfort zone”

Nov. 20, 2020

Wayne Fairbrother leads a department at Genentech tasked with validating disease-associated targets and determining whether they could be feasible for drug development.

The midcareer move
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The midcareer move

Nov. 4, 2020

After making it in academia, why would a tenured professor choose to seek a leadership role in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry? What challenges might someone making this change encounter along the way?

Time, place and pay
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Time, place and pay

Oct. 30, 2020

These three factors significantly influenced Brandon Anjuwon–Foster's decision to take a job in industry rather than continuing on the academic research path.

Bridging industry and academia to improve community health
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Bridging industry and academia to improve community health

Oct. 9, 2020

Our careers columnist Courtney Chandler talked to Sunita Dodani about her professional journey, which has spanned the medical, research, and healthcare industries.

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‘I could be happy doing other things’

Forensic investigations, IVF embryology, custom virus production for research: Alanna Mitsopoulos has done it all. In a Q&A with ASBMB Today, she describes her career path so far.
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From bench scientist to biotech business booster
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From bench scientist to biotech business booster

Oct. 2, 2020

Meet Ernesto Chanona, senior manager in the Office of the BioHealth and Life Sciences at the Maryland Department of Commerce.

It all comes down to where we place our bets
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It all comes down to where we place our bets

Sept. 18, 2020

Mark Harpel works in a research unit at GlaxoSmithKline that helps choose the most promising targets for new drug development.

Starting your own company in graduate school is possible
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Starting your own company in graduate school is possible

Sept. 18, 2020

Neurophotometrics CEO Sage Aronson offers an inside look at going from Ph.D. to biotech startup.

On managing and mentoring
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On managing and mentoring

Aug. 21, 2020

“Everybody’s career trajectory is different, and there's no one way to do it,” says Jenna Hendershot, whose last-minute internship in grad school turned her from academic bench work to industry.

Job variety and stability in the food and beverage industry
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Job variety and stability in the food and beverage industry

Aug. 21, 2020

Careers columnist Courtney Chandler continues to explore careers in the food sciences. This week she talked to Jody Renner–Nantz of DDW, The Color House, a global manufacturer of natural colors.

There and back again
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There and back again

Aug. 7, 2020

Grant Blouse, senior vice president of translational research at Catalyst Biosciences, offers career advice from his experience in both a big pharmaceutical company and a smaller biotech outfit.

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