A life science recruiter's blog on placing R&D professionals.

  • Review: “I Contain Multitudes” by Ed Yong

    I found Ed Yong’s new book, “I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life” a delightful read. It is technical enough for those of us with a science background, but easy to understand for those without that background. He gives wonderful examples (and even pictures!) all throughout the book and […]

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  • Book Review: Devoured by Sophie Egan

    I have a great interest in science as well as nutrition. I try to eat healthily, but realize sometimes the cards are stacked against me. Food companies are famous for tempting us with all kinds of new recipes and restaurants will present food in the most appetizing way. So I was interested in Sophie Egan’s […]

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  • Review: “Vault Career Guide to Pharmaceuticals and Biotech”

    The “Vault Career Guide to Pharmaceuticals and Biotech” by Andrew Morkes is a well-written introduction to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry for those who are thinking about a career in the industry. It is written for the layperson, especially those who don’t know much about what goes on in pharma and biotech companies. It will […]

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  • Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves

    This review is on the book “ Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves” by George Church and Ed Regis. George Church, PhD is a fascinating Harvard scientist, who I have met at several GET Conferences  and is often mentioned when anyone talks about genomics. His credentials are numerous, but one highlight is that he is the […]

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