I worked at Cell GenesysPros
Good work atmosphere, very friendly and sincere people. It was a fun place to work, along with a good network building opportunity. Good pay and great benefits. You could tell that Management cared about its employees, even during the last few months.Cons
Didn't like the friction between certain R&D groups, could sometimes be distracting. Very saddening to see the way things turned out.Advice to ManagementAdvice
Adjust planning and expectations accordingly with tangible progress.RecommendsNo opinion of CEO
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Cell Genesys wants to be the beginning of the end for cancer. The development-stage company is researching biotech treatments for various forms of the disease. Its lead technology is its GVAX immunotherapy platform, which stimulates a patient's immune system to fight tumors. A GVAX vaccine has been in clinical development as a treatment for prostate cancer, and other may fight pancreatic cancer, leukemia, and myelodysplastic syndrome. The GVAX platform suffered a blow in 2008, however, when the GVAX prostate cancer vaccine failed in a key clinical trial. As a result, Cell...