Gut Microbes Shape Our Antibodies Before We Are Infected By Pathogens

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

Managing Work-Life Balance amidst Covid-19

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

‘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’

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