Member since Jul '18

Working languages:
Czech to English
Slovak to English
French to English

Will Volny
M.S. Biology; 32 yrs in Life Science Ind

Yorkville, Illinois, United States
Local time: 03:49 CST (GMT-6)

Native in: English (Variants: British, US) Native in English
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)Genetics
Science (general)Nuclear Eng/Sci
BotanyMedical: Pharmaceuticals
Medical (general)Zoology
Chemistry; Chem Sci/EngMarketing / Market Research

Czech to English - Rates: 0.06 - 0.10 USD per word / 25 - 50 USD per hour
Slovak to English - Rates: 0.06 - 0.10 USD per word / 25 - 50 USD per hour
French to English - Rates: 0.06 - 0.10 USD per word / 25 - 50 USD per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 6, Questions asked: 13
Blue Board entries made by this user  0 entries
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Experience Years of translation experience: 5. Registered at Jul 2018. Became a member: Jul 2018. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships ATA, CHICATA
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (DOCX)
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I have over 30 years of experience working for companies that sell and market to scientists in R&D/manufacturing at pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostic companies, as well as with life science researchers working for government agencies, academia, and non-profits. I operate a technical sales lead company, called Compass Life Science.  Before this I headed  the lead development team and directed the Marketing Communications group at GE Healthcare. In previous years, I was heavily involved in technical support roles, managing groups, training, and maintaining knowledge databases. His technical area of focus was in molecular biology, assays, and instrumentation used by the pharmaceutical industry. I obtained his Masters degree in Biology at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

My translation skills were developed during 1990-1995, when I was a free-lance translator.  Memorable translations include a 60 page technical document on a Slovak nuclear reactor for the US Government, and a lengthy treatise on biological weapons.

This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

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Slovak to English4
Czech to English3
French to English1
Specialty fields
Medical: Pharmaceuticals2
Medical (general)2
Other fields
Education / Pedagogy1
Transport / Transportation / Shipping1
Keywords: Czech, Slovak, French, molecular biology, pharmacology, chemistry, organic chemistry, chemical engineering, birth certificates, doctoral theses, radiochemistry, nuclear engineering

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Nov 14, 2018

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