Bioinformatics Interview Questions

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Genentech Interviews

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University of Maryland Interviews

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DOE Joint Genome Institute Interviews

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Jun 7, 2014

Interview Question for Anonymous at Booz Allen Hamilton:

“Tell me about a time when you faced a challenge, and how did you overcome it?”


May 23, 2014

Interview Question for Anonymous at DOE Joint Genome Institute:

“Why did you switch from studying microbiology to bioinformatics?
Your work involves human cancer and we deal with microbial and fungal genomes. Are you sure this will interest you?”


May 21, 2014

Interview Question for Anonymous at Gilead Sciences:

“nothing unexpected”


May 21, 2014

Interview Question for Anonymous at Ambry Genetics:

“modules for perl as it had been over a year since utilizing for project”


Dec 20, 2013

Interview Question for Bioinformatics Developer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute:

“Very general questions were asked.”


Feb 20, 2013

Interview Question for Anonymous at University of Maryland:

“linux questions which I really don't know”


Oct 25, 2012

Interview Question for Anonymous at Harvard Medical School:

“prepare presentation”


Nov 25, 2011

Interview Question for Anonymous at U.S. Genomics:

“general background questions about almost every single term appeared on you resume”


Nov 25, 2011

Interview Question for Anonymous at U.S. Genomics:

“how do u update their flat seq files on a daily base?”


Feb 1, 2011

Interview Question for Anonymous at Dendreon:

“Given a set of XY pairs I want to create a data structure such that searching, insertion and deletion is extremely fast using the X value. But I also want to be able to find the maximum Y value at…”