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Careers in Biotechnology

Explore various careers in biotechnology, with perspectives offered by Pfizer employees.

  • Careers in Biotechnology

    Explore various careers in biotechnology, with perspectives offered by Pfizer employees.

  • Blood-Cleansing Biospleen Developed

    Researchers at Harvard's Wyss Institute discover a new breakthrough in the battle against pathogens—nano magnets that can clean the blood.

  • Ebola: Prevention and Containment

    Diagnostics analyst Aish Vivekanadan with Frost & Sullivan's global Life Sciences practices sheds light on why Ebola is so hard to treat, currently available diagnostic tests, companies pursuing other tests and the roadblocks in the way of progress.

  • GEN Touch: Stay in the Know Wherever You Go

    Introducing GEN Touch, a new app lets you keep up with the latest biotech news and insights on your smart phone or tablet. We've designed versions for quick and easy reading on Apple and Android devices.

  • Bringing Biotechnology into the Home

    Cathal Garvey, creator of the blog Indie Biotech, is on a mission to spread DIYbio. He wants to provide biotechnology tools, materials, and learning resources to individuals worldwide. Cathal provides affordable, open-source-DNA development platforms, kits, and strains for beginners to learn the engineering of bacteria easily, and perhaps later to facilitate engineering of plants and simple bugs.

  • Meet GEN's Publisher Mary Ann Liebert

    Mary Ann Liebert launched her company in 1980. Along with GEN, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishes more than 80 peer-reviewed scientific journals. She has received numerous awards and accolades for contributions in the fields of biotechnology and life sciences.

  • GEN Touch: A New App For Our Readers

    The new GEN Touch app lets you keep up with the latest biotech news and insights on your smart phone or tablet. We've designed versions for quick and easy reading on Apple and Android devices, to help you stay in the know wherever you go.

  • Life Tech Scientists Conduct 10 Wacky Experiments in Under Three Minutes

    Warning: Don't try these at home! Watch two Life Tech Scientists conduct 10 experiments in less than three minutes. 

  • The 100K Wellness Project

    Lee Hood, M.D., Ph.D., president of the Institute for Systems Biology, spells out his vision for the 100K Wellness Project, which was launched in March of 2014. For more on the project, be sure to check out "Promoting Wellness & Demystifying Disease: The 100K Project," written by Dr. Hood and Nathan D. Price, Ph.D., from the third issue of Clinical OMICs.

  • GENESIS™ Precision Genome Editing with CRISPR and rAAV

    Horizon Discovery offers both nuclease based gene editing using CRISPR technology and homologous recombination based editing using rAAV. Horizon Discovery's GENESIS™ platform offers gene editing with CRISPR, rAAV and ZFN technologies. Learn more about these approaches and how they can be used to engineer your cell line.

  • DNA: Past to the Present

    In celebration of DNA day on April 25, GEN presents this video timeline spanning more than 140 years of the history of DNA.

  • Transfection: Milestones in Nucleic Acid Delivery

    A video timeline spanning more than 30 years of the history of transfection.

  • Love in the Lab

    To celebrate Valentine’s Day, GEN looked for married research teams whose focus appeared to be biologically or medically promising. Here are our Top 10.

  • Epigenetics: A Timeline

    Researchers are clarifying epigenetic intricacies such as missing heritability, disease markers, methylated proteins, and imprinted genes. But how did we get here? Learn about the history of epigenetics in this timeline spanning 130 years.

  • GEN's Ten Top Technologies of 2013

    Take a peek into the future and see how these technologies are beginning to revolutionize the world of biotechnology.

  • Happy Holidays from the GEN Team!

    Seasons Greetings and Happy New Year from GEN.

  • A Brief History of Stem Cells

    A timeline spanning more than 60 years of stem cell research.

  • No Shave November: Biotech's Best Beards and Mustaches

    ‘Tis the season to let it grow. We’re nearing the end of No Shave November, or Movember, the month-long facial hair growing campaign designed to raise awareness and funds for men’s health issues such as prostate and testicular cancer. In honor of the annual tradition, we’ve featured 10 distinguished scientists with the best beards and mustaches in the biotechnology arena.

    Check out the video and let us know whose missing. And if you’ve stowed away that razorblade and embraced your five o’ clock shadow, tweet pictures of your No Shave November progress to @GENbio with #GENnoshave.

  • Great Women of Science

    In the spirit of Ada Lovelace Day, we’ve compiled a video portraying 25 pioneering women of science.