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.
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
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
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