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Senior Associate/Mananger, Regulatory Affairs CMC
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Seeking a talented, driven, and accomplished leader to manage CGIs sample prep and library construction operation. This group is responsible for the complete process of transforming customer genomic DNA samples into DNA nanoballs (DNBs) that are used in our Complete Genomics Analysis (CGA) Platform. This individual will be responsible for achieving quality, availability, and cost goals while scaling an operation to meet business objectives. In addition, this individual will serve as the focal point for the transfer of new processing technology into the library operations team.

Biotech Beach (Culver City, California)

Nanogea Corporation
Scientist, Biotech
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Seeking a talented and innovative Senior Scientist to join our R&D operation. The Senior Scientist will actively participate in the discovery and development of new molecular diagnostic products. The Scientist will collaborate with other scientists internationally and have the opportunity to directly contribute to the Company's success.

Genetown (Cambridge, Massachusetts)

Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Inc.
Senior Administrative Assistant
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Seeking a dynamic individual to provide high-level administrative and planning support for the NIBR Oncology Research department. The candidate must have excellent communication skills, both written and spoken English, and diplomatic skills to work in a professional manner with people, both internal and external, across several management levels. S/he must have sound judgment; be well-organized with a strong emphasis on attention to detail; be a fast learner; and be able to handle several projects in parallel and follow through on expectations, with minimal supervision etc.

BioCapital (Rockville, Maryland)

MacroGenics Inc.
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Responsibilities include: working as a part of a group that characterizes novel antibody-based therapies for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune disease in both preclinical and clinical development.

BioMidwest (Longmont, Colorado)

MicroPhage, Inc.
Quality Control/Assurance Associate
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Duties: Under limited supervision performs tests and oversees results for raw material, in-process and finished product quality testing and/or release. Writes standard operating (SOPs) and assists with investigating and resolving assay failures and troubleshooting analytics and equipment. Leads and executes process/method validation studies etc.

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

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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.

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