On the occasion of Biocon Academy completing its 7 shining years, it was our utmost pleasure to chat with Mr Siddharth Mittal and understand his insights on the upcoming age of education and how pandemic has made the healthcare industry competitive, innovative and meet the unmet patient needs.
Work, relaxation and amusement all under one ceiling? Yes, it is the current trend for all of us since the time COVID-19 ambushed the entire world. This pandemic has drastically altered our lifestyle. Considering the physical boundaries and strict lockdown rules, we had to adapt to ‘Work from Home’ environment. The very first week of … Continue reading Managing Work-Life Balance amidst Covid-19
How was your experience as a guest lecturer at Biocon Academy? Biocon Academy provides an excellent canvas to paint (present) a wide range of topics, from deep scientific subjects in drug development to improving soft-skills. I have loved the interactions I have had with each in the class. Your lecture was centered on ‘New Trends in … Continue reading In Conversation with Guest Lecturer – Dr. Narendra Chirmule, CEO & Co-Founder, SymphonyTech Biologics.
After my initial stint of a few years in academia, I was desirous of moving to the industry to have hands-on experience in the actual process. It was at this time I came across the Biocon-KGI certificate program in Bioscience & was fortunate to be selected for it. This program gave me an opportunity to … Continue reading ‘Learning at the Academy and how it helped me at my workplace’
If you have not heard or been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, then you are not a resident of planet earth! Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. The disease has been reported in over 185 countries. In March 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 … Continue reading ‘How Bioprocess engineering can help to fight the pandemic through vaccine development?’
This Pandemic not only created a health crisis globally but has also affected our everyday lives and activities in so many ways. In a matter of weeks, coronavirus pandemic, Covid-19, changed how students are educated around the globe. The Covid-19 situation laid bare how ill-prepared the education system is in many parts of the world … Continue reading Education During the Pandemic
Desperate times call for desperate measures and this is by far the most challenging times that mankind has witnessed in the last century. With schools, colleges, offices closed, everyone is forced to adapt to the new normal; work from home. Life is queer with twists & turns. Things that we considered ordinary have suddenly become … Continue reading Turning Odds into The Opportunity
The number of cells present in our body is equal to the number of benign microbes present in our body. Most of the time these microbes stay only at the intestinal tube, but sometimes they penetrate the body tissues because the intestine is present with one layer of cells which separates the intestinal tube from … Continue reading Gut Microbes Shape Our Antibodies Before We Are Infected By Pathogens
CAR T Therapy is a patient-specific treatment in which T cells are isolated from the patient by apheresis and cultured using cytokines to actively proliferate and increase in number.
Biocon Academy has not only planned our course module with lectures and industrial visits, but have also given us a wonderful opportunity to interact with Industry Leaders of varied departments through guest lectures. One such lecture was delivered by Dr. Suresh Anekal , Associate Vice President, National Regulatory Affairs (NRA), Biocon Biologics. He started the session … Continue reading NATIONAL REGULATORY AFFAIRS IN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY