Demand for Bioinformaticists with MBAs Grows as Companies Face Many Pressures | GenomeWeb

The recruit had that magical mix of degrees that glitter as brightly as diamonds in a choosy market leery of coal: a bachelor’s degree in molecular biology and an MBA. Plus, he’d worked for two years at one of the largest biochip companies.

Leveraging that cross-specialization and business savvy, he became director of marketing for a high-growth, pre-IPO firm located in the Pacific Northwest.

Recruiters, headhunters, and academics agree: the market is red-hot for candidates with MBAs who can speak the language of bioinformatics — some experience is a plus.

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