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Microbiologist and reviewer

Quebec City, QC, Canada
As per company norms
March 30, 2019

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(Approved Microbiologist)

Contact Address : ***** ********* **********, ***#*** Pierrefond, Montreal, Quebec. H9A1A2 (M) : +91-990******* l


An enthusiastic, motivated, experienced and good knowledge graduate possessing a Master degree with second class in Microbiology subject and have over 8.5+ years’ experience and depth knowledge of Microbiological testing techniques and qualification of equipment and its usage related to microbiology laboratory.


Excellent communication skills

Self- discipline

Profound ability to work individually

and in a team

Strong work ethic

Excellent grasp of microbiological terminology


Self-directed and organized

Work History


(Microbiology Lab., Quality control) 01/2017 to 02/2019

Zydus Cadila Health care, Ahmedabad,

Gujarat, INDIA

Responsible for …..

Qualification (Installation, operational and performance qualification) of clean rooms as well as instruments/Equipment of Microbiology Laboratory.

i.e. HPHV steam sterilizer, BOD incubator, deep freezer, cooling chamber, Laminar air flow unit, Biosafety cabinet, Vertical autoclave for destruction, pH meter, Conductivity meter, Dynamic Pass box, TOC analyzer, Top loading balance, Microscope, colony counter and microbiology lab. related instruments.

Planned, Execute for purchase of new equipment and communicate with vendors.

Served as a subject matter expert to providing guidance and direction with respect to laboratory safety procedures.

Maintained the integrity of the laboratory through the introduction of weekly lab cleaning and maintenance procedures.

Directed and managed all sampling and testing of products (Raw material, finished product, water, in process samples) from production facilities.

Monitored product and environmental results for the trends with action taken as needed.

Served as a reviewer for Reviewed cGMP, cUSP guidelines and updated SOPs to ensure laboratory compliance as well as review of trends reports for water, Environmental monitoring, and other clean utilities monitoring, routine analysis reports for MLT test, sterility test, water analysis, swab analysis, media preparation reports, autoclave operation record, growth promotion test record and other microbiology testing related activities.

Increased work flow and productivity by organizing work flow charts and streamlining worksheets to be user friendly.

Prepare and manage Isolate identification library for water and environment isolates


(Microbiology Lab., Quality control) 7/2015 to 01/2017

Mylan laboratory Ltd., Ahmedabad,

Gujarat, INDIA

Responsible for …..

Sterility testing by open method and closed method of injectable product, packaging material, Gloves and other than finished product.

Microbial limit test of solid oral dosage, raw material and its validation

Bacterial endotoxin test of injectable and its method validation

Water analysis

Environmental monitoring of aseptic area and non-sterile area

Autoclave qualification

Media fill activity participation

SOP preparation, Review of water and EM trends and routine analysis Documents


(Microbiology Lab., Quality control) 10/2009 to 02/2015

Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd., Ahmedabad,

Gujarat, INDIA

Responsible for …..

Method validation of Finished product, other than finished and F&D Product for sterility test by closed and open method as per respective protocol

To validate the material/product for MLT method suitability and analyze the Raw material/ in-process /finished product/swab sample/ stability sample for microbial Limit

To perform Environmental monitoring of Sterility testing area, Microbiology Lab. and non-dosage area with Trend report

To perform non- viable monitoring of sterile and non-sterile area

Bacterial endotoxin test of injectable product and its method validation

Particulate matter test by liquid born particle counter

To sample and analyzed the Raw material, purified water, water for injection,

Bore well water, Treated bore well water, R.O. water, Clean steam

To sampling and testing of water sample for microbial test for loop Qualification/validation

To Involve in media fill activity and analyzed media fill sample for sterility test and growth promotion test

To perform compressed air and nitrogen gas monitoring of sterile and non sterile area

To perform Bio burden test of In-process injectable sample and primary packaging material

To prepare media and sterilized by autoclaving and growth promotion test

To perform Swab analysis and sampling and analysis of Drain point

To prepare sterile culture media and growth promotion

To operate, calibration and cleaning of Stritest-compact system, pH Meter, Autoclave, Top loading balance, Microscope, Conductivity meter


Master of Science in Microbiology 2009

Sardar Patel University, Vallabh vidhya nagar,

Gujarat, INDIA

Class obtained: Second

Bachelor of Science in Microbiology 2007

Sardar Patel University, Vallabh vidhya nagar,

Gujarat, INDIA

Class obtained: Second


Research and thesis on Production, Characterization and Optimization of Growth medium of an Exopolysaccharide produced by Azotobacter spp. during M.Sc. Dissertation.

Caliber LIMS software for laboratory test management

Computer skills

Language Proficiency

English : Fluent

(Obtained 6.0 band in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

held in November 2013)

French : Intermediate (Obtained DELF A1 and A2 level certificate)

Other language known : Gujarati, Hindi

Personal information



Aakash B. Patel

Date of Birth


18th October,1986






31 years

Marital Status






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