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You have made it all the way to "round one," and that's certainly something positive, something to celebrate. But wait! You still have to go into "round two," either a subsequent phone interview, or it is hoped, the all-important "face-to-face" interview, which is the only goal you should have for the outcome of a phone interview. More...

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Bioscience for Non-scientists Workshop
May 29 - 30, 2013
8:30AM - 4:30PM
Ohlone College Newark Center
39399 Cherry Street, Room 1100
Newark, California 94560
Registration Fee: $100

This workshop will provide participants with an introduction to the language and basic concepts of molecular biology, cell biology, and genetics - the foundations of modern biotechnology. Participants will learn what monoclonal antibodies are and what they're used for, the difference between small molecule drugs and biological therapeutics, the secrets of recombinant DNA technology, stem cell biology, and more. There will be hands-on laboratory activities with some of the basic tools of the biotechnology lab.

Contact: Phone: 510-979-7952, Fax: 510-659-6446, or Email:

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• Endo Health Solutions Inc. (Formerly Known as Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc.) (ENDP) Announces Departure of Chief Operating Officer More...
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Top Jobs
Biotech Beach (San Diego, California)

Regulus Therapeutics, Inc.
Purchasing Manager
The successful candidate will have broad experience with implementing/managing within sound purchasing practices, vendor management/negotiation and R&D laboratory supply chain management.

Biotech Beach (San Diego, California)

Sequenom Inc.
Director, Sourcing and Procurement
Will be responsible for sourcing, developing, directing, and implementing all procurement and material planning programs, and policies in support of Corporate business, including purchasing and MRP's for the diagnostics business.

Biotech Bay (Benicia, California)

Lab Support, A Division Of On Assignment
Product Marketing Manager
The position is responsible for assisting in the development, management, and execution of marketing strategies and tactical programs to effectively achieve commercial objectives for recently approved drug.

Biotech Bay (Benicia, California)

Bio-Rad Laboratories Clinical Diagnostics Group
Office Manager
This position will be responsible for global product management of BioPlex2200 hardware and software. The BioPlex2200 is a fully automated random access analyzer with an extensive autoimmune and infectious disease menu.

Biotech Bay (Menlo Park, California)

Pacific Biosciences
Product Manager/Sr. Product Manager
Will be responsible for key aspects of software and informatics product marketing for a fast growing DNA sequencing company. This includes assessing and prioritizing customer and market requirements, working closely with development to deliver market-leading products, and managing successful product launches.

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Career Fairs

2013 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.

Biotech Bay Career Fair, Burlingame, CA June 6, 2013
Genetown Career Fair, Boston, MA June 20, 2013
Biotech Beach Career Fair, San Diego, CA September 19, 2013
Pharm Country Career Fair, Bridgewater, NJ September 26, 2013

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