Career Connections

Hear from scientific professionals who share how they became interested in science and describe their different paths to biotech.

Madison Neisser

Amgen Washington DC

Looking back, Madison Neisser remembers her high school days as some of the hardest. “To this day, even working a full-time job along with other…

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Joshua Burgos

Amgen Tampa

"I've come a long way from where I originally started; I actually got my initial degree in biomedical engineering at the University of Florida," says…

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Weston Sutherland

Amgen Thousand Oaks

Weston Sutherland remembers having great teachers at his small public high school in California. Growing up on a working cattle ranch in California,…

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Hillary McLoughlin

Amgen Thousand Oaks

As a business performance lead in the U.S. sales and marketing team at Amgen in Thousand Oaks, Hillary McLoughlin works with people in many different…

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Michael Cavacas

Amgen Rhode Island

Michael Cavacas spent his childhood playing baseball never giving much thought to science. In high school, though, he had an AP chemistry teacher who…

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Vijay Kale

Amgen San Francisco

When he was a child Vijay Kale said he had some interest in science, especially in biology, but didn't know he would be a scientist one day. "I…

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Krista Dong

Amgen Massachusetts

While organic chemistry is a college course feared by some, for Krista Dong, it was a revelation. “It wasn’t until my first semester of organic…

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Marco Cyrille

Amgen Thousand Oaks

Marco Cyrille has had many mentors in his life, but one especially stands out. When he was 19 years old attending Queens College CUNY, he met a…

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