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Is Science Comedian an Oxymoron? No, it's Tim Lee, Ph.D., and He's Definitely No Moron!

A sow and a soybean walk into a lab.

It might be the start of a good joke. I don’t know. But Tim Xtreme Lee has done the due diligence to extract the funny from the corn.  

RTP Ag Biotechs Have No Competition In Fight Against Hunger

Novozymes volunteers sealing packaged meals. 25,000 meals were packaged in 1.5 hours through Stop Hunger Now.

Celebrating Science as a Team Sport

On March 15, 2016, NCBiotech will host the annual Exchanging Ideas Summit from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., “Science as a Team Sport.” 

Despite GSK Cuts, Raise a Glass (at least) Half Full

As we weigh the GSK layoff announcement, let’s be glad for what we have and celebrate what’s to come. Sure, things will never be the same. But the fact is, they never were anyway.

Strength by Retreating - PMB Retreat 2014

The 28th Annual Plant Molecular Biology Retreat held at Wrightsville Beach was attended by academic and industrial scientist from the Southeastern U.S. and two fantastic keynote speakers. 

3 Tips For Job Search Success

People say that looking for a job is a job in itself, and that is very true. It takes time and effort, but it will pay off! I ended up with a job that I love, but did not even know it existed before I started looking. So keep an open mind and talk to everyone you can; even if they do not have a job for you, they may know someone who does. There are few better places to be looking for a job in the pharmaceutical/biotech/CRO worlds than North Carolina, so take advantage of your resources, and good luck!

Guest Blog: How to Partner with Ag Biotech Corporate Investors

I was very pleased to attend the recent Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center. I was particularly intrigued by the panel on corporate venture investing (Technology Scouting: How to Partner with Large Companies in Animal Health and Crop Biotech), because I wanted to learn the investing styles of the panelists.

NCBiotech Jobs Network Gets the Jobs Done

Those of us who are professional scientists who want to stay in North Carolina are luckier than many job seekers because of the help and guidance provided by the North Carolina Biotechnology Center. 

Connecting the Life Science Community

The 2nd Annual Exchanging Ideas Summit will be held at NC Biotech headquarters on Wednesday, March 26, from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. This event will highlight the importance of scientific community by bringing together scientists and community leaders from a wide variety of life science backgrounds for an evening of stimulating presentations and networking.

Talk to me if you're an introvert

I love the January NCBiotech Jobs Network events! Everyone comes back from the holidays recharged and revving their “search engines” to reinvigorate their job search. So it’s no surprise that we had a packed house January 27 for our first NCBiotech Jobs Network of 2014. And since it’s a new year, it’s only fitting for the NCBiotech Jobs Network to revisit a basic 101-level course: Intro to … well, intros. Because for most of us, our college degrees didn’t include job-search training.

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