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Today, we have the leadership we need to carry Genzyme into the future. Our new President of Manufacturing Operations developed a manufacturing set of solutions for Eli Lilly, when it faced challenges like our own, and lead that company to become a model for the FDA when they instruct their inspectors.

Genzyme is hiring for up to 500 new jobs in manufacturing and quality operations in Allston and Framingham, Massachusetts and in Ridgefield, New Jersey.

To find out more, please visit us at: Genzyme Careers.

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University of Maryland Workshops in Biopharmaceutical Production: June 6-10, 2011

Interested in advancing your career? Learn 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, please visit: www.mtech.umd.edu/biotech/workforce_training.html

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BioCapital (Sterling, Virgina)

IBA Molecular
Global Brand Leader (Partner Alliances)
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Our Global Brand Leaders are responsible for a coordinated global development process. Theirs is a unique international role that facilitates the interactions between IBA's internal functions (Marketing, Manufacturing, CMC, Clinical, Regulatory), and those of our external licensing partners. The highly professional management of the alliances with these partners is a critical success factor for our business.

Biotech Bay (South San Francisco, California)

Sequenta, Inc.
Research Associate
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Responsibilities: 1) Perform assays using molecular biology techniques including DNA and RNA purification, nucleic acid quantitation, cDNA synthesis, PCR, qPCR and electrophoresis 2) Participate in a team effort to complete projects etc.

Biotech Beach (Thousand Oaks, California)

Clinical Data Management Systems Manager - Electronic Trial Operations
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The Clinical Data Management Systems Manager (Electronic Trial Operations) will work with a cross functional team of Clinical, Biostatistical, Supply Chain and Data Management representatives to support the design, implementation and maintenance of outsourced Interactive Voice Response (IVR) / Interactive Web Response (IWR) solutions for a clinical trial.

BioMidwest (Detroit, Michigan)

GenoLogics Life Sciences Software Inc.
Field Application Specialist
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The Field Application Specialist (FAS) will draw on their in-depth technical knowledge of GenoLogics' software solutions and scientific workflows to provide hands-on subject matter expertise to support the pre and post-sales effort. Playing a critical role in advancing deals through the sales process, the FAS develops strong relationships with customers to conduct world class software demonstrations and contributing to the statement of work within a sales proposal.

Bio NC (Research Triangle Park, North Carolina)

Intrexon Corporation
Scientist, Transformation & Cultivation
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The Scientist will be responsible for developing methodology for and executing plant cell culture, transformation and cultivation activities to enable Intrexons Agricultural Biotechnology Divisions (ABD) Research and Development (R&D) activities in North Carolina. This position will direct and execute independent projects within the Transformation and Cultivation group and interface with colleagues in Gene Expression and Biochemistry groups and external partners to support the divisions overall R&D goals.

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Pharm Country 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 tri-state 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.

Pharm Country Career Fair, Whippany, NJ June 9, 2011
BIO Career Fair, Washington DC, June 27, 2011
Biotech Beach Career Fair, San Diego, CA September 22, 2011

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