Bringing over 10+ years of experience in the field of Research & Development and Quality control department; currently associated with Biological E Limited, Hyderabad as Assistant Manager. Qualified Master of Science in Biotechnology from Sathyabama University, Chennai. Proven track record of performing day-to-day supervision of research staffs for assigned projects; Act as primary contact of research team for addressing any questions and/or concerns. Demonstrated abilities at taking care of ELISA method development and validation, technology transfer, primer designing, PCR for cloning processes and designing experiments, day-to-day planning, fast and perfect hands-on skills. A strong team player with excellent analytical, problem solving and inter-personal skills.
Since April 2017
January 2014 --- March 2017
Planning research work according to project needs and identification of potential grantees and build strong relationships with them as well as drafting grant proposals and assist in grant completion and submission processes. Maintenance of research database and company website and also coordinate with management in budget preparation and expense control activities. Investigation of deviation, OOS, OOT, Change control, QC Audit, Review of raw analytical data, scientific literature analysis, writing Standard Operating Protocols (SOP) and SOP reviews. Reviewing day to day activities of colleagues, technical discussion with QC and QA teams, Functional review (FR) and operational review (OR) slide presentations.
June 2008 --- January 2014
Standardization of expression levels of recombinant protein from different cell lines such as BHK-21, MDBK, MDCK and Vero cells. Cloning, expression and conventional purification of HbpA, LipL41 and LipL32 proteins in bacteria as well as hookworm surface antigen in Yeast. Cloning, transfection and purification of FMDV– protein from BHK-21 cell line as well as Mycobacterium tuberculosis proteins: ESAT-6, 38-kDa, 88-kDa, ag85A, B and C, tb9.7 and cfp-10 in bacteria, swine Flu H1N1 – H and N antigen in yeast. Primer designing, PCR for cloning processes and designing experiments.
ResponsibilityProblem solvingInterest in knowledgeCommunicativeAdaptability
R&D21 CFR Part 11Analytical Method ValidationAseptic ProcessingAssay developmentCell CultureChange ControlCurrent Good Manufacturing Practice (CGMP)Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)Gel ElectrophoresisGood Laboratory Practice (GLP)In VitroLiquid Chromatography-UV (LC-UV)Molecular CloningPCRProject ManagementQuality Control (QC)Quality Management System (QMS)Risk AssessmentTeam ManagementTechnology transferWestern Blotting
Skills and Expertise
Analytical skills Create SOPs Develop protocols Write protocolsDevelop Quality Risk Management (QRM) initiativesFollow-up of Quality Management System (QMS) processesManage multiple projectsProvide technical supportQuality control processStudy execution planSupervise techniciansTrain Staff
Master of Science (MSc) in Biotechnology from Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology in 2008
Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Microbiology, General from University of Madras in 2006