‘Learning at the Academy and how it helped me at my workplace’

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’

Turning Odds into The Opportunity

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

NATIONAL REGULATORY AFFAIRS IN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

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

In Conversation with Guest Lecturer – Pravin Kulkarni, General Manager, Quality, Biocon Biologics

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

A view from the industry on Quality Management System

A lot has happened over the last six weeks at Biocon Academy. It has been no less than a ’roller-coaster’ ride. The lectures by BITS Pilani faculty were extremely insightful whereas the guest lecturers from the industry professionals, helped us to correlate the lectures with what exactly happens in the industry. One such guest lecture … Continue reading A view from the industry on Quality Management System

She blooms with it each year (International Women’s Day 2020)

"Safe and secured we are Sheltered from the womb to death; All that offered by none other than a mother, sister & wife Altogether a woman and always a woman. Sacrificing her life does she secure ours Never does she complain or curse; Whether she is esteemed ever By family or society? I wonder! Being … Continue reading She blooms with it each year (International Women’s Day 2020)

Difference between academic and industrial world

One of the most prevalent differences, one may say, is that a position in academia comes with more freedom to research where your interests lie in and to develop your own projects, while a career in the industry affords you the opportunity for more collaboration across a broader range of disciplines. Academic knowledge lays down … Continue reading Difference between academic and industrial world

‘Design Thinking’ – A creative way of problem solving

With the continuous advancement in technology, machines have become the best man for all & sundry. Be it labor intensive, memory or intelligence, machines have always been known to have held the higher ground. However, there is one specific skill that even the most advanced of computers cannot master, and that is ‘empathy’. Broadly speaking, … Continue reading ‘Design Thinking’ – A creative way of problem solving

Functional Visits, Micro to Macro….!

It has been only two weeks here in Biocon Academy, and it already feels like a roller-coaster ride! From attending the BITS faculty’s online lectures to surprise evaluations, guest lectures, professional skills training and field visits – it has been an eventful two weeks of learning and growing. But so far what excited me the … Continue reading Functional Visits, Micro to Macro….!