Isis Pharmaceuticals
3.2 of 5 6 reviews Carlsbad, CA 150 to 499 Employees
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Company - Public (ISIS)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Isis Pharmaceuticals is trying to make sense out of antisense. The biotechnology company is developing drugs based on its antisense technology, in which drugs attach themselves to strands of RNA in order to prevent them from producing disease-causing proteins; the hoped-for end result is a therapy that fights disease without harming healthy cells. Isis Pharmaceuticals' strategy is to discover more potential drug compounds that it can develop on its own and then license them off to larger drug firms, thus producing a potential stream of revenue (in the form of milestone... More

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Isis Pharmaceuticals Chairman, President, and CEO Stanley T. Crooke

Stanley T. Crooke

Chairman, President, and CEO

Great Experience

 Former Extern in Carlsbad, CA

Pros: Interesting work, great people
Everyone was ready to help if needed and there was always interesting work to be done.
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Accepted Offer – Reviewed Mar 12, 2013

Interview Details – Very good people, 30 minute phone interview, asked some basic biology and skills questions (PCR, Gel electrophoresis) and asked if I was interested in working with animalsFull Interview

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