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Meet Meghan Hennis, Associate Consultant at Decision Resources Group

Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. I use primary (interviews) and secondary (published medical literature) research sources to understand the preferences of patients and medical doctors for various treatments of different diseases. This information helps … Continue reading

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Lucy McNamara, Epidemiologist at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis.  My current position is as an epidemiologist in the branch of CDC that works on meningococcal meningitis, whooping cough, tetanus, and diphtheria.  I work on a number of different … 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 Marijo Roiko, Microbiology Program Director at Altru Health System

Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. I provide leadership and technical expertise for the clinical microbiology laboratory. In the clinical microbiology laboratory, our mission is to identify etiological agents of infectious diseases and test for … Continue reading

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Meet Teja Reddi, Associate Consultant at Decision Resources Group

  Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis: As a consultant in the life sciences, I advise pharmaceutical clients on different stages of drug development including R&D portfolio management in pre-clinical stages, identification of key clinical … Continue reading

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Meet Christina Carlson, Research Biologist (Mendenhall Research Fellow) at the U.S. Geological Survey National Wildlife Health Center

Describe your job and what you do on a day-to-day basis. I conduct research focused on environmental transmission cycles for chronic wasting disease, a prion disease of cervids, and investigate methods to interrupt these cycles. Our laboratory’s organization, operation and … 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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