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November 2016

Discovering a Career Path on the Road to Drug Discovery

Discovering a Career Path on the Road to Drug Discovery

By Alan Wahl, PhD, Principal of Westwahl LLC and previous VP of Discovery at Ambrx Inc

In graduate school I remember coming across a quote taken from Tolkien and carved into the rocky shore of Lake Ontario somewhere near Webster NY: ‘All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost’. The past few decades in drug discovery, biotech and consulting have made me appreciate its significance.