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.
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.
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
How was your experience as a guest lecturer at Biocon Academy? It was an exciting to share my experience and knowledge about Quality and its varied elements with the budding scientists who will be launching their careers soon. What is the role of QC in the biopharmaceutical industry? I believe the role of QC is … Continue reading In Conversation with Guest Lecturer – Pravin Kulkarni, General Manager, Quality, Biocon Biologics
Work from Home (WFH) has never been more significant and relevant as in today’s time, and with the current crisis; it is going to be WFH for some time now. So while the term has been lead one to believe for an easy, relaxed work-life, with no boss hovering around, it is far from reality … Continue reading Work from Home Etiquettes
With the rising demand for people who can demonstrate lifelong learning skills, the current higher education models need to upgrade their teaching-learning systems to reflect suitable skill-sets so that they are able to cope-up with the technological & social changes brought by Biotechnology Industry 4.0. CRO’s, CDMO’s & start-up companies equipped with their new business … Continue reading Making Life-Science Education System Industry 4.0 Ready
Before we get on to the points of how to cope up with current situation, would like you to ask couple of questions: Is COVID 19 the first deadly disease humankind is encountering? Is COVID 19 the most significant cause of illness/death even today in the world? Undoubtedly, there are reasons to worry about this … Continue reading Coping up with COVID 19 Stress
BA: What is Design Thinking according to you or how do you define design thinking? Dr. Soni: According to me, ‘Design Thinking’ is a systematic approach of problem solving. Design Thinking can be distinguished from the traditional approaches of problem solving as it adds value to human centricity, the importance of prototyping and brings balance … Continue reading ‘In Conversation with’ Dr. Pavan Soni, Founder and Innovation Evangelist, Inflexion Point Consulting
We are pleased to feature you in Vol 7 of BioZesta, How was your experience as a guest lecturer at Biocon Academy? I am very satisfied with my interaction with the students at Biocon Academy. I am overwhelmed to see the students are keen to know the nuances of the Biotech industry. It was … Continue reading In Conversation with Guest Lecturer – Sethumadhavan Sankaran, Vice President, DS, Insulin Production, Biocon Malaysia.