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www.affymax.com
Palo Alto, CA
1 to 50 employees
2001
Company - Public
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$1 to $5 million (USD) per year
Amgen, Janssen Biotech, Roche
Affymax is designing peptides to give red blood cells a pep talk. The biotechnology firm is researching and developing possible drugs based upon these biological process regulators. Its leading drug candidate, Hematide, is an erythropoietin (EPO) mimetic, designed to stimulate ... Read more

Affymax Reviews

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Affymax CEO and Director John Orwin
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    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Manager in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Manager in Palo Alto, CA
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    I have been working at Affymax full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    People have great communication and collaborative minds. there are no barriers between departments and everyone sincerely wants to have a great quality product.

    Cons

    There is nothing really to say. this has been one of the best places I have worked at. I wish it was the same at every company.

    Advice to Management

    Management has been great at supporting personal growth and communication. My director is flexible and reasonable.

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Affymax Interviews

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    Intern Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Affymax.

    Interview

    it was straight forward. Telephonic was followed by a team interbiew of 2 scientists and 2 associates. They asked general interview questions such as why this company, Your future plan, how did u hear about us. What interests you? How are your chemistry lab skills. How are you with large programmable lab instruments.

    Interview Questions

    • Instrumentation, chromatography, it's phases, types etc   Answer Question
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