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Headquarters San Diego, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (NGEN)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year

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... More

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Howard C. Birndorf

Chairman and CEO

It was a good learning experience and a break into industry for me

  Former Senior Development Scientist in San Diego, CA

Pros: Deep knowledge of diagnostics development. Management experience in diagnostics was deep Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in San Diego, CA Aug 2008 – Reviewed May 11, 2009

Interview Details – 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…Full Interview

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