Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

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Highly recommended

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Current Employee - Graduate Student  in  La Jolla, CA
Current Employee - Graduate Student in La Jolla, CA

Pros

High level research
Competitive
High level of resources

Cons

Great for post doctoral fellows but graduate program is growing and soon to be accredited

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Non profit setting running with profit style

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    Former Employee - Research Fellow  in  La Jolla, CA
    Former Employee - Research Fellow in La Jolla, CA

    Pros

    Prestigious reputation, great location at center of torrey pine scientific mesa

    Cons

    be careful with everything else: career advance, potential development

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    unless you already a VP, don't go there

  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good place for now, not great for career advancement for postdocs or staff scientists

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Associate  in  La Jolla, CA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Associate in La Jolla, CA

    Pros

    Very collaborative research environment.
    Very efficient administration. Doors are always open.
    Has a handle on translational research and a broad collaboration with the industry
    Small-organization culture, fun to work in

    Cons

    Very limited chances of career growth for postdocs and staff scientists
    Minimal safety net/support for lab employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There needs to be better support addressing needs of the international employees, who are the main work force of the institute.

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