CASIS Releases Request for Information to Enable Disease Model Research on the International Space Station

The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) today released a Request for Information (RFI) that seeks to identify animal models and cell-based models for use on the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory to improve understanding of human disease and drug screening. Based on responses to this RFI, CASIS plans to issue a future Request for Proposals (RFP) that will provide support for flight research on the ISS National Lab seeking to use animal or cell-based models in microgravity for human disease research that benefits life on Earth.Continue reading

Job Alert: Anayst I, QC Chemistry at Celgene

Title:  Analyst I, QC Chemistry-3rd Shift- Phoenix, AZ

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Celgene Corporation, recently declared “The #1 Employer in America” by Business Insider, continues to grow!  We are a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries – and growing – we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.


Our Phoenix manufacturing site has a need for an experienced QC Chemist for our 3rd shift.  This position performs and documents testing to support routine analysis of utility, raw material, in-process, finished product and stability samples.  This is an FDA Compliant position and performs shift work as assigned.  Approximate shift hours – 3rd Shift 9:00 pm – 7:30 am (M-Th).  Daily work hours may occasionally extend to up to 12 hours. on an as-needed basis.




  • Must possess an Associate’s Degree in Science and four years of experience in a regulated, manufacturing environment- cGMP; or Bachelor’s Degree in Science with two years of experience. (Equivalent combination of experience/education is acceptable)
  • Must be experienced in operating general analytical instruments during testing (e.g. TOC, Conductivity, PSA)
  • Must have a strong ability to operate more advanced instrumentation during testing (e.g. HPLC, GC, ICP)
  • Must live in or be willing to relocate to Phoenix, AZ.


Celgene Corporation offers an outstanding total rewards package, including base salary/annual bonus/equity (company stock) and a competitive benefit plan (401k match, etc.).


Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.


Please apply on-line to the posting at:


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Opportunity Alert: Join the Team at SenesTech

SenesTech is seeking dynamic, self-starters to support our research development efforts. SenesTech, Inc. (SenesTech) is a platform biotechnology company specializing in reproductive physiology. Our mission is to complete the development of non-surgical reproduction management technology that could profoundly change the world via wildlife and companion animal population management. We are currently applying our revolutionary technology to the control of rats and mice in both agricultural and urban settings.Continue reading

Opportunity Alert: Director of Genomics Research at Phoenix Children’s Hospital


Position Title: Dir, Genomics Research

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Position Details
Department: Molecular Medicine Posting #: 44371
Category: Any Date Posted: 6/19/2014
Schedule: Mon – Fri; Days Employee Type: Full Time
Location: Phoenix
Position Summary

The Institutes of Molecular Medicine Genomics Research Director leads the Sequencing group, which provides established services to the research community at Phoenix Children’s Institute, affiliated institutions as well as other academic and non-academic groups. A main goal is to improve existing and evaluate new technologies with a focus on clinical translation. The Director interacts closely with the Director of Clinical Sequencing to evaluate novel technologies, provide technical expertise on existing platforms and help PCH clinical investigators formulate/design research questions in genomics in the field of cancer and inherited disease. Therefore, the research director has abundant opportunity for publishing high quality research data. The director is also responsible for growing and managing the quality of the variant database within the Genomics Core and for stimulating and growing genomics research within the Phoenix Children’s Research Institute.


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