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Biomedical Engineers: Main Duties and Responsibilities (00:44)


Charles Reed works with research and development to design antigens and therapeutic antibodies. He helps design molecules to perform in a specific way.

Biomedical Engineers: Career Beginnings (02:08)

Reed explains why he chose x-ray crystallography as his area of specialization for graduate school and how he later became involved in the industrial side of science.

Biomedical Engineers: Keys for Success (01:34)

Reed discusses the need to be able to communicate your ideas clearly and concisely and being willing to work within the confines of other professions.

Biomedical Engineers: Education and Certification Requirements (02:10)

Though Reed has a PhD in structural biology, he says there are many other ways to earn a position in protein engineering. He recommends joining scientific associations and attending conferences and workshops.

Biomedical Engineers: Workplace Atmosphere (01:24)

Reed's office atmosphere has an academic feel, which he enjoys. He discusses when his job requires him to travel.

Biomedical Engineers: Advice for Aspiring Pros (02:42)

Be able to effectively communicate technical ideas. Clear report writing can be a job saver. Reed recommends taking courses in public speaking.

Biomedical Engineers: A Day on the Job (01:47)

Reed discusses how he deals with working on multiple projects throughout the day and how he stays organized.

Biomedical Engineers: Industry Goals and Services (01:48)

Reed explains his industry's goal of designing biomolecules that can be used for therapeutic purposes.

Biomedical Engineers: Industry Challenges (02:16)

Reed touches on the cost of research and immunogenicity as it relates to protein design.

Biomedical Engineers: Looking at the Future (03:25)

Protein engineering will be able to capitalize on advances in computer technology. There will be more efforts to understand immune responses and the science of protein engineering will become more mainstream.

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Biomedical Engineers—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be a biomedical engineer? In this Career Q&A video interview, Charles Reed talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success in biomedical engineering. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 21 minutes

Item#: BVL140280

ISBN: 978-1-64023-788-9

Copyright date: ©2017

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