By Joseph Santoro The 2020 Georgia state legislative session officially kicked off yesterday. As usual, the first week will set the course for the session, one which we believe will be compressed compared to 2019 primarily because it’s an election year and members need to get home to be close to their constituents. Our 2020…

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Enjoy this brief interview with Mikele Glaspie, Manufacturing Supervisor at Dendreon. Dendreon is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company and a pioneer in the development of immunotherapy. In her interview, Glaspie discusses the responsibilities of her job and what steered her away from chemical engineering towards biology. “I would tell my younger self to embrace the trial…

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Enjoy this brief interview with ArunA Bio Research Associate Caroline Jackson. Jackson graduated from the University of Georgia with Bachelor’s degrees in Cellular Biology and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Based in Jackson’s college town of Athens, Georgia, ArunA Bio manufactured neural stem cells for the world’s leading research organizations for over 12 years. Currently, they…

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Enjoy this brief interview with ArunA Bio Research Scientist Emily Baker. Baker earned her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science and her PhD in Neuroscience. Based in Athens, Georgia, ArunA Bio manufactures neural stem cells for the world’s leading research organizations, striving to improve outcomes for neurodegenerative, genetic, and rare diseases. In her interview, Baker discusses…

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Enjoy this brief interview with Dendreon Senior Quality Associate Shakena Day. Dendreon is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company and a pioneer in the development of immunotherapy. In her interview, Day discusses her affinity for time spent in the lab and the science that underlies her work. She also advises students interested in the life sciences to…

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Enjoy this brief interview with Chris Sweat, Quality Control Supervisor at Dendreon. Sweat graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. Dendreon is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company and a pioneer in the development of immunotherapy. In his interview, Sweat discusses the day-to-day responsibilities of his job (ensures the safety of Dendreon…

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Enjoy this brief interview with Tyler Thompson, Quality Assurance Administrator at ArunA Bio. Thompson received a Bachelor’s degree in Education and Biology as well as a Master’s degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Bowling Green State University. Dendreon is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company and a pioneer in the development of immunotherapy. For over twelve…

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Enjoy this interview with Ricky Lowe, Manager of Bioinformatics & Data Management at AKESOgen, Inc. Lowe graduated from the University of Georgia with Bachelor’s degrees in Biology and English, and later went on to earn a Master’s degree in Biotechnology & Bioinformatics from Johns Hopkins University. AKESOgen is a biomarker, genomics, and pharmacogenomics CRO company…

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