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MISSION & VALUES


Our Mission & Values

Silicon Genomics strives to serve the scientific community and society by providing innovative technologies that aid researchers in transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health or even save lives. In everything we do, we aim to fulfill that mission. And every step of the way, we are guided by the values that define us.

Our Mission: To Serve the Scientific Community and Society

Our Values:

Be Science-Focused
Our success depends on superior scientific and technological innovation, integrity and continuous improvement in all aspects of our business through the application of the scientific method. We see the scientific method as a multi-step process that includes designing the right experiment, collecting and analyzing data and rational decision making. It is not subjective or emotional, but rather a logical, open and rational process. Applying the scientific method to achieve technological innovation in all parts of the organization is expected and highly valued.

Compete Intensely and Win
We compete against time and past performance to rapidly achieve high quality results. Winning requires taking risks. We cannot be lulled into complacency by previous achievements. Though we compete intensely, we maintain high ethical standards and demand integrity in our dealings with clients, partners and each other.

Work in Teams
Our teams work quickly to help our clients move scientific breakthroughs from insilico discovery to the lab through the clinic to the marketplace and to support other aspects of our clients business. Diverse teams working together generate the best decisions. Our team structure provides opportunities for Silicon Genomics staff to impact the direction of the organization, to gain broader perspective about the drug discovery process and to reach their full potential.

Create Value for the Scientific Community, Society, and Stakeholders
We provide value by focusing on the needs of the scientific community in order to benefit society. Silicon Genomics creates a work environment that provides opportunities for staff members to reach their full potential.

Trust and Respect Each Other
Every job at Silicon Genomics is important and every Silicon Genomics staff member is important. We attract highly capable and committed people and provide an environment that fosters innovation and values scientific and technologically diverse viewpoints. Trust is strengthened through personal initiative and by obtaining quality results rapidly.

Ensure Quality
Quality is a cornerstone of all of our activities. We seek the highest quality information, decisions and people. We produce high quality software and services. Quality is woven into the fabric of everything we do.

Collaborate, Communicate and Be Accountable
Leaders at Silicon Genomics seek input and involve key stakeholders in important decisions. In gathering input, strong leaders will welcome diverse opinions, conflicting views and open dialogue for serious consideration. They will clearly communicate decisions and rationale openly and in a timely manner. Once a decision is made, the leader and members of the team will all be accountable for the results and for implementing the decision rapidly.

Be Ethical
We are relentless in applying the highest ethical standards to our software, services and communications.