"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)
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
Wondering what’s the next path after graduation or thinking of switching to a new stream, I am sure everyone went through that phase of scepticism. It would have surely boarded on to people from Biotech/Pharma background. In spite of having many pharma industries across India, the industry is still facing talent crunch. The primary shortage … Continue reading A step into Biocon Academy
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
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
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….!
The beginning of the 20th Century foresaw major developments in the field of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. These advancements had allowed therapeutic molecules to establish a critical position in the lives of human beings, encouraging human dependence on these molecules for the treatment of everyday conditions and diseases. Weighing their significance in human lives, one … Continue reading Need for Quality in the Bio/Pharmaceutical Industry
“The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark.” ― Thomas Paine There’s a saying, “when you do what you love, your work becomes your passion.” Enjoying what you learn in a work environment is necessary before you embark on exploring possible careers and understanding your interests and knowing where to find the opportunity is the first … Continue reading Visit to Narayana Health
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.
“Celebrate your life, you are your own light” – Lailah Gifty Akita Celebrations are the most joyous moments of life and who doesn’t want to a part of it. Biocon Academy celebrated its Cultural day on 27th August 2019 to have an interlude amidst the hectic schedules. The announcement of the event came a month … Continue reading The Cultural extravaganza at Biocon Academy