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Affymax Interviews

Updated 14 Mar 2015
Updated 14 Mar 2015

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Interview Difficulty




    Intern Interview

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    Application Details

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

    Interview Details

    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.

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Headquarters Palo Alto, CA
Size 16 to 50 Employees
Founded 2001
Type Company - Public
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue £1 to £5 million (GBP) per year
Competitors 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 red blood cell production, like EPO itself. Hematide is being investigated in late stage clinical trials as a possible treatment for anemia caused by chronic renal failure and chemotherapy. Affymax believes Hematide will be cheaper and longer lasting than the EPO stimulants currently used on dialysis... More

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