Our home

NewLink Genetics is headquartered in Ames, Iowa, where our Midwestern culture and values thrive. Ames has been named one of the best places to live, the best place for new college graduates and one of the smartest cities in America.

We are located in the Iowa State University (ISU) Research Park, a 230-acre development located just south of the ISU campus. Ames offers a wide array of amenities that range from walking trails and golf courses, to woodland parks and a vibrant downtown full of restaurants and cultural experiences. Residents can enjoy the city’s 35 wooded parks, 30 miles of bike and pedestrian trails, 5 golf courses, an aquatics center and ice rink. The Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market is another beloved attraction, featuring Iowa’s trademark agricultural goodness. Learn more about Ames! Visit www.isupark.org and www.cityofames.org.

Our second home is in Austin, Texas, located off the MoPac Expressway. We are a quick drive to the heart of the city and the University of Texas. Austin is a vibrant place to live, with many beautiful parks and lakes.

Relentless in our pursuit of success

For the past 15 years, NewLink Genetics has been committed to advocating and maintaining a culture of diversity, recognizing the immeasurable value of an inclusive workforce. Varied backgrounds and perspectives are key in building NewLink Genetics’ winning workplace. With emphasis on this working environment, we can attract the best talent, thereby promoting extensive teamwork and tremendous growth to attain a strong culture. Furthermore, our partnerships with other companies who are committed to a culture of inclusion bolsters our diversity efforts while fostering sound business relationships as well.

Dedicated to health and happiness

At NewLink Genetics, the physical and emotional well-being of our employees is paramount. We believe investing in employee health and happiness contributes to the positive energy and productivity of the entire company.

Through our active Wellness Program, we hold regular employee events and programs to encourage our people to eat well, exercise, socialize, and extend healthy habits outside the lab or office.