MDIF#8: Preparing for a Bioinformatics or Genomics Related Career

Here are some insights from from Chris Moy, Senior Scientist, GlaxoSmithKline, on the basic academic background needed for a bioinformatics or genomics related career.  Biomedical Engineers interested in the area of bioinformatics / genomic / proteomics / systems biology should pay close attention to this feedback. "I broke the list up into 4 categories....Technical Core, … Continue reading MDIF#8: Preparing for a Bioinformatics or Genomics Related Career

Mechanical and Electrical Engineers Graduating in 2007 vs. Job Projections

In a previous post I noted that Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering graduates are also competing for jobs that Biomedical Engineers could claim.   I am listing the information below to amplify my point that there are a lot of these graduates looking for positions.  These engineering programs and their graduates have identified the medical field … Continue reading Mechanical and Electrical Engineers Graduating in 2007 vs. Job Projections

MDIF#5: B.S BME plus M.S. in Electrical, Mechanical or Software

This quote is being presented anonymously but has a suggestion that may not have occurred to the B.S. BME graduate.  Instead of a M.S. in BME go for a M.S. in one of the traditional engineering fields. "Director, Medical Programs at a Medical Patient Care Systems and Lab Automation Manufacturing Corporation Felt that Biomedical Engineers … Continue reading MDIF#5: B.S BME plus M.S. in Electrical, Mechanical or Software