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University of Maryland Workshops in Biopharmaceutical Production: June 4-8, 2012

Advance your career by learning how to produce and purify biopharmaceutical products at the University of Maryland's Bioprocess Scale-Up Facility this June. Taught by world-class faculty and practitioners, this one-week training features two sessions, both of which include in-laboratory and classroom instruction:

The Fermentation and Microbiology Workshop covers various fermentation systems and the techniques, methodologies, principles and applications of aerobic bacterial and fungal fermentation, including recent advances and up-to-date applications.

The Downstream Processing & Protein Purification Workshop covers recovery and purification strategies for biotechnology products, especially proteins. Participants learn cell separation, cell disruption, chromatography theory and systems, sample preparation, columns and packing, adsorptive chromatography, and elution optimization.

For more information and to register, visit: http://www.mtech.umd.edu/biotech/workforce_training.html.

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UC Berkeley Extension Clinical and Regulatory Management

Get the specialized instruction you need to advance your career. UC Berkeley Extension offers targeted certificates and programs to provide the skills to design and manage clinical trials, navigate compliance issues and ensure new products and processes adhere to U.S. and international regulatory specifications. Choose from programs in:

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Top Jobs
Genetown (Woburn, Massachusetts)

Bioss Inc.
Technical Support Specialist
Seeking a sales oriented Technical Support Specialist with biological related knowledge to assist us in serving our existing and potential customers. This position is responsible for providing technical support to customers and the sales team; and the completion of special projects including: reviewing and modifying the product portfolios, proofreading marketing materials, and providing technical training sessions to new and existing employees.

Pharm Country (Farmingdale, New York)

Astellas Pharma US
Senior Research Associate
This is a bench scientist position designed to provide key in vitro proof-of-concept data in support of late discovery and development-stage projects. In this role, the individual will help shape the clinical development strategies for oncology drug candidates and will play a key role in identifying biomarkers to deliver on the promise of precision medicine in oncology.

Biotech Bay (South San Francisco, California)

Pfizer Inc.
Immunologist (Senior/Principal Scientist, R4/R5)
Seeking to hire a highly motivated Immunologist to work in the Experimental Medicine group to aid in validating new drug targets and deciphering the underlying mechanism in inflammation. The incumbent will collaborate with group members to support the drug moving into clinics.

Biotech Beach (San Diego, California)

Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc.
Process Development Scientist 1 (Cell Culture)
Responsible for the design and implementation of bioreactor manufacturing processes, instrumentation and equipment from the laboratory through pilot plant and manufacturing scale-up. Provides expertise in cell culture, engineering, design and process and/or scale-up. Develops and recommends new process formulas and technologies to achieve cost effectiveness and improved product quality. Recommends processes for the production of therapeutic products.

BioForest (Boise, Idaho)

Director of Sales, Life Science
Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Sales, Life Science is responsible for driving business and revenue growth for the Company in the global Life Science cold-chain management market. Duties: Achieve global sales and profitability goals across the Life Science market. Devise sales strategies that maximize market penetration in a cost effective manner etc.

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Biotech Bay Career Fair

Job seekers can spend a day with HR representatives and Hiring Managers from top biotech, pharma, medical device and diagnostics companies in the Bay area.

Candidates with a 4-year degree in the life sciences and a minimum of 2-years of industry related experience are invited to attend. (Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of a four-year college degree. PhD and Postdoc candidates welcome.)

Exhibiting companies are recruiting for positions in areas such as: QA/QC, clinical research, engineering, manufacturing, biostatistics, clinical data management, chemistry, regulatory affairs, and research.

Job seekers may register here.

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