Research Assistant (Current Employee), Madison, WI – September 30, 2015
Get to work in the rock mechanics lab at UW-Madison. GLE dept. is very helpful and a great group of people.The professor are all multidisciplinary which makes it a great learning and working environment.
Research Assistant (Current Employee), Madison, WI – September 1, 2015
We conduct research in human factors and health care. I work in an office with other research assistants. We perform data collection, data analysis and writing the results for publication. We have meetings in which we present our work to the rest of the team including the director of the research center.
Research Assistant, UW-Madison (Current Employee), Madison, WI – August 5, 2015
As a Research Assistant, I take part in program design, conduct experiments, and data analysis independently. And I also responsible for the lab management. I have learned critical thinking and trouble solving.
A great place for an academic career in life sciences
Assistant Scientist in the Department of Medicine (Current Employee), Madison, WI – June 7, 2015
Pros: Academic freedom, enormous library system, abundance of resources, flexible work schedules.
Cons: Low salaries (compared to private sector), vulnerability to state budget cuts, low potential for career advancement.
The University of Wisconsin is one of the biggest life sciences research universities in the USA. It is a great place to pursue your scientific research interests. As a scientist, you have just about – more... any resource you can ask for, and the academic freedom to pursue any topic of research you want. Work schedule is extremely flexible, and the affiliation with the UW Hospitals and Clinics and the VA Medical Center makes it a great place to conduct biomedical research and clinical trials. – less
Research Associate (Current Employee), Madison, WI – December 24, 2014
Very large university. Likely good for some people and bad for others. As a trainee it is easy to get lost there, although there is lots of good research happening there. If you are not from that geographical area, be ready for the intense winter.
Post Postdoctoral Research Associate (Former Employee), Madison, WI – November 30, 2014
Pros: nice people, nice science
Cons: cold weather, benefit
I enjoyed the time in UW-Madison, four years, even it is a little cold in winter :(. In my time as a postdoc at UW Madison, I gained many true friendship with my colleagues and mentor.I obtained useful skills which will affect the rest of my life.
Graduate Research Assistant (Current Employee), Madison, WI – November 3, 2014
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison 2013 - present Preventing Food Protein Allergic Reactions via Conjugation with Polysaccharides • Developed and optimized experiments to conjugate – more... whey protein with dextran of various molecular sizes • Modified experimental techniques to isolate and purify whey protein-dextran conjugates/glycates by size exclusion chromatography and ion-exchange chromatography • Designed new in vitro infant digestion model to study digestion rate of whey protein-dextran conjugates/glycates – less
Postdoctoral Associate (Former Employee), Madison, WI – July 8, 2014
This was a great place to work, although really cold in winter! Some of the red tape is obnoxious, and having worked at a medical school before, it was definitely frustrating. However, the people are very friendly and great to work with.
Supportive environment with opportunities for advancement
Assistant to the Official Functions Coordinator (Current Employee), Madison, WI – March 2, 2014
I started as a student employee and was promoted to an assistant after graduation. If I wanted to stay in Madison, I feel confident my department heads would give me enthusiastic references and help me to find a full time position at the University.
Assistant Scientist (Current Employee), Madison, WI – February 24, 2014
As a Scientist my work day begins with planning experiment for the project and start preparations for the same. Everyday is a challenge and getting answers for the challenging questions is what comprises – more... my work day. The work environment is very congenial and fun filled. Colleagues are great and my PI is very supportive. School of pharmacy at UW-Madison is a great place for employees. The hardest part of the job is discovery. As a scientist, discovery is what drives me. The days when I am not able to get answers from my experiments are the day when I feel incomplete. But that is exactly the thing that drives me and get behind the problem to get a solutions. – less