Genentech As of August 2013, Genentech employed more than 12,300 people. The Swiss global health-care company F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG now completely owns Genentech after completing its purchase on March 26, 2009 for approximately $46.8 billion. Research Genentech markets itself as a research-driven corporation that follows the science to make innovations. They employ more than 1,100 researchers, scientists and postdocs and cover a wide range of scientific activity — from molecular biology to protein chemistry to bioinformatics and physiology. Genentech scientists in these various areas of expertise currently focus their efforts on five disease categories: Oncology, Immunology, Tissue Growth and Repair, Neuroscience and Infectious Disease. Facilities Building 32, one of the Genentech headquarters' newer buildings Controversy Disputes In 1999, Genentech agreed to pay the University of California, San Francisco $200 million to settle a nine-year-old patent dispute.
Business Intelligence Solutions: Make Smarter Business Decisions | Kogent Corporation "Race" in College Admission FAQ & Discussion 9 [Moderator's note: This thread has been superseded by a newer FAQ and discussion thread, in which you are all invited to participate. Ethnic Self-Identification Is Optional for College Admission Students are often puzzled about how to respond to questions on college applications about race or ethnicity. U.S. makes clear that self-identifying ethnicity is OPTIONAL for students in higher education. That self-identifying by ethnicity is optional has long been clear on the Common Application, which more than 450 colleges (for example Harvard, Carleton, the University of Michigan, the University of North Carolina, and the University of Virginia) use as their main or sole application form. The Common Application optional section includes the federally specified questions about ethnicity: 1.
Arthur D. Levinson Education He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Washington in Seattle in 1972 and his PhD in biochemistry from Princeton University in 1977. He subsequently moved to a postdoctoral position with Michael Bishop and Harold Varmus in the Department of Microbiology at the University of California, San Francisco, where he was spotted by Herb Boyer, who hired him to work at Genentech. Career Levinson joined Genentech in 1980 as a research scientist and became Vice President of Research Technology in 1989; Vice President of Research in 1990; Senior Vice President of Research in 1992; and Senior Vice President of Research and Development in 1993. In 1995, Levinson became Genentech’s chief executive officer, and in 1999, he was named chairman. In the same year, Levinson received the Irvington Institute's Corporate Leadership Award in Science and was honored with the Corporate Leadership Award from the National Breast Cancer Coalition. Personal life
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Home : The Gulf Coast Consortia How Russian Tycoon Yuri Milner Bought His Way Into Silicon Valley | Wired Magazine In less than two years, Yuri Milner's fund has gone from zero equity to more than $12 billion in assets.Photo: Greg Girard This is my first trip to Moscow, and Yuri Milner, the world’s most successful investor in social media, is taking me to his parents’ apartment, which he bills as a typical middle-class Moscow dwelling. It’s drab Soviet brick outside. The none-too-reliable-looking elevator is encircled by a crumbling staircase. But inside, the apartment is genteel and highly recognizable to me. It’s like many you would find on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, a cramped and comfortable set of rooms without a recent paint job, filled with too many tchotchkes and way too many books. The message seems clear: Milner may have invested in virtually every social media powerhouse, from Facebook to Twitter to Spotify. To many, Milner’s success is not just too much, too fast, but also somehow unfair. It certainly hasn’t played that way in the tight-knit club of Valley venture capitalists.
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