RecommendsNegative OutlookNo opinion of CEO
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I worked at Nanogen full-time (Less than a year)
Deep knowledge of diagnostics development. Management experience in diagnostics was deep
Fairly high pressure...they went out of business
Advice to Management
There are not more managers
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Nanogen (San Diego, CA) in August 2008.
HR was very professional, calling to schedule an appointment and immediately following up with an email containing the people with whom I would interview and the directions to the workplace. I had one in person interview with the Director of Clinical Affairs, who asked me about my previous work experience, relevant classwork, organizational skills, etc. He was very informed, had read my resume, and asked very pertinent questions. Then I interviewed with HR, who asked the familiar questions: can you describe an event in which you had to negotiate or interact with a difficult collegue? etc..
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I was able to negotiate 6 dollars more per hour. I advice people to research the top pay for the position being applied for, and ask them to match it.
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Nanogen digs into DNA to diagnose disease. The company makes diagnostic reagents, instruments, and test kits that detect a variety of infectious diseases -- including several herpes viruses and influenza -- as well as some cancers and genetic conditions. Its Q-PCR Alert and MGB Alert tests employ real-time PCR technology (a method of DNA amplification commonly used in molecular testing) and its proprietary MGB technology. Nanogen also makes point-of-care tests, including a couple of tests administered in the emergency room to diagnose heart attack and congestive heart ...