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[*] posted on 26-2-2008 at 06:12


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[*] posted on 26-2-2008 at 07:26


Computer programmer for a living.

Entomologist, chemist for fun (although lately the live took over :()
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[*] posted on 29-3-2008 at 06:59
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[*] posted on 29-3-2008 at 08:27


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One shouldn't accept or resort to the mutilation of science to appease the mentally impaired.
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[*] posted on 30-3-2008 at 07:40


Student - Upper Secondary school - senior year - International Baccalaureate

Leaving for Hungary next year to study medicine :)




A tidy laboratory means a lazy chemist.
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[*] posted on 30-3-2008 at 22:01


I'm a Biochemistry/Chemistry undergrad student

i also do Small Cell lung cancer research for Translational Genomics Research Institute (tgen) miRNA function and things of the like.




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[*] posted on 21-4-2008 at 12:05


" My specialty is being right when other people are wrong "
- George Bernard Shaw
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[*] posted on 21-4-2008 at 15:39


Chem. engineering undergrad student. Working on hydrogel research :D



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[*] posted on 21-4-2008 at 18:51
Jobs


Jack of many trades: Commercial driver, CDL trainer, office manager, database designer.
Previously, systems programmer/analyst. Use those skills in the office job also.
Sidejobs: A/C technician, hardware/software installer.

Other jobs in past: bartender, short order & prep cook, industrial paper shredder and forklift
operator.


[Edited on 2008/4/21 by MadHatter]




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[*] posted on 4-5-2008 at 01:21


Currently I am a Chemical engineering undergraduate, and I was for a few years until recently working part time as an Analytical chemist for the environmental testing industry.



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[*] posted on 5-5-2008 at 08:41


Scholar in Advanced History, Chemistry and standard Physics. I'm also studying Electronics and German.
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[*] posted on 29-6-2008 at 10:21


Retired & part-time consultant on IP (patent) matters for a major biotech firm.



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[*] posted on 29-6-2008 at 14:41


Biomedical Sc undergrad- At 45.
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[*] posted on 29-6-2008 at 18:24


Once a diesel engine master mechanic ....then went to school and degreed in theoretical mathematics at Berkeley...got bored and went to Stanford and studied Medicine..ten years of saving people got the best of me hence, I became a general contractor and designed and built custom homes ....moved to my homeland Mexico, now for the last 6 years an organic chemistry researcher with emphasis on clandestine chemistry and natural alkaloids...till i get bored....currently at 62 I'm interested in developing fuel cells and making diamonds from lightning rods....haven't got any hits so far.............solo



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[*] posted on 2-7-2008 at 13:35


An update, I now have a small paying Saturday job with flexible hours. I basically got the job so I could pay for more Chemicals and to get some money in the Kitty. When I have got what I needed I'll quit.



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[*] posted on 8-10-2008 at 11:15


Research Scientist in fragrance ingredient synthesis. Some of my stuff is in functional and fine fragrances.
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[*] posted on 12-10-2008 at 04:40


Just quit my job as an electrical engeneer and going to be a full time MSc student for material science
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[*] posted on 12-10-2008 at 18:37


A student in Computer Science in Canada. I have an interest in Computers and Chemistry, so to sate the two loves, Cheminformatics is the path I shall probably go down. I'm told I should be able to make a tidy living off it. If that fails, I could allways become a Medical Doctor.



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impulse to seek their pleasures amongst smoke and vapour, soot and flames,
poisons and poverty, yet amongst all these evils I seem to live so sweetly
that I would rather die than change places with the King of Persia.\"
-- Johann Joachim Becher
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[*] posted on 15-10-2008 at 19:54


Running a small distillery presently, cheap wine---ethanol under vacuum---dilute to catering grade vodka for weddings and stuff. However in parallel am taking three years during this to try to create a new fine liquor product, you know like Mr Campari and Mr jaermeister did. Am hating it, worst decision ever, want to just see it out, sell up and go back to research, which will be tough as it will have been a decade by the time i'm ready, hopefully i won't need to be paid for a couple of years, this always makes one an attractive candidate. if that doesn't work out i might go land demining somewhere where its needed, thats the only other thing i can think of i might want to do.

Originally undergrad in chem, hons in industrial org, PhD in Mat Eng (polymer film additives), whilst 'consulting' in the uni's commercial arm, worked for two years in research (on JSF epoxies which still are not finished lmoa), opened a bar, opened my first distillery, opened a cafe, got embezzled by my sister, lost everything, sat on couch for two-three years, then got some investors together for this current thing.
i need a drink.




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[*] posted on 16-10-2008 at 14:58


@Panache sounds like a wild life. :o



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[*] posted on 5-11-2008 at 17:36


Got my first job in a lab today. Asked my advisor at uni if she knew of any scientific menial labour positions available, and yes!, she did. I clean and organize dirty glassware, and get to keep what they throw out (which is a lot - she found a rotovap and vac. pump in the trash and got them to work). It's a soil analysis lab, testing for the presence of various contaminants. If her new grants come through, then she brings me on full time as an undergrad assistant. Believe me, I'm not in it for the money, but I'm happier than a pig in shit.

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[*] posted on 26-11-2008 at 22:59


student in chem. engineering technology and lab tech in a chemical plant... oh, and I brew beer!
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[*] posted on 8-6-2017 at 06:33


I stumbled on this thread and am just in awe of many of the posters - they make me feel narrow minded.

I'm a retired chemical engineer turned hobby chemist. I have worked in synthetic rubber, pulp & paper, and nuclear fuel processing/waste management.




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[*] posted on 8-6-2017 at 07:41


I guess you'd probably call me a systems analyst.



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[*] posted on 8-6-2017 at 08:57


I am a student (undergraduate chemistry major), and I work in a research lab at my university. My job mainly involves organic synthesis, which is my favorite part of chemistry, so I'm quite happy with it.



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