Category Archives: industry

Meet Jessica Flynn, Associate Principal Scientist at Merck & Co., Inc

  Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. I’ve been at Merck for just over 10 years now and am currently an Associate Principal Scientist in the Infectious Disease department.  Our group is focused on the … Continue reading

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Meet Dae-Gon Ha, Equity Research Associate at Leerink Partners, LLC

  Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. As research analysts, my job is to stay up-to-date on news flow that relates to companies that is in our “coverage universe” and either 1) convey such information … Continue reading

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Meet Taylor R. Murphy, Manager of Global Applications

Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. Manage distribution sales network to bring capital equipment solutions to a diverse customer base surrounding the Western Blot workflow. Develop educational content, provide customer seminars, train global distribution partners … Continue reading

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Beth Walczak, Scientist at BD Genomics

  Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. My daily activities are centered around product development for a yet-to-be commercialized single cell genomics platform. This includes molecular biology bench work, data analysis, and almost daily planning/data … Continue reading

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Meet Ashley Sloat, Senior Patent Strategy Specialist at Hudak Consulting Group, LLC

  Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. I help early stage biomedical companies develop and strategize around their patent portfolios and technology. My days mostly consist of client work, including determining patent filings and/or business … Continue reading

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Meet Devin Rosenthal, Integrated Product Development Associate, Rho

  Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. I work for a contract research organization (CRO), which is a type of company that provides services to biotech and pharma companies that these companies either don’t have … Continue reading

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Meet Noah Wolfson, R&D scientist at Ophthotech

Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. Essentially, I’m an in-house scientific consultant.  On a daily basis, I work with various departments at Ophthotech to answer scientific questions. If, for instance, our commercial team needs to … Continue reading

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Meet Tien-Huei Hsu, Assistant Medical Director at Health Science Communications

Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. I’m in the medical communications field. Our clients are pharmaceutical and medical device companies, which include big pharma, as well as small biotechs, and we can be brought on … Continue reading

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Meet Aimee Garlit, Quality Technician at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

Job search advice from academics by academics: a short informational interview with PhDs who have taken different career trajectories.  Aimee (Richard) Garlit – Off-centered quality technician, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day … Continue reading

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