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Offering comprehensive experience and expertise in the following areas:
4+ years of solid research and industry experience
Immense ability to conduct experiments using modern test equipment. Experienced in use of Analytical techniques
Assured adherence to GMPs, FDA, ICH, OSHA requirements
Skilled in formulation and stability testing of products ranging from OTC products, color cosmetic and personal care products
In-depth knowledge of method development and validation
Possess demonstrable experience to ensure process capability index (CpK) performance using Minitab, writing technical justifications, change controls, product specifications and process specifications
Great inter-personal skills; and comfortable working effectively both independently and in a team environment SKILLS
Instruments/ Techniques: Brookfield viscometer, Rheometer, Particle Size Analyzer, Lumisizer, Colloid Mill, Foam Tester, pH meter, HPLC, GPC, GCMS, LCMS, Spectroscopy, TGA, DSC, FTIR, SEM, Optical Microscopy, EDX, Instron Electromechanical system.
Software: Minitab, Optiva, Connect, Fusion (Stability Reports), Global Specification System (for Product, Process/Formula, Packaging Component and Raw Materials Specifications), Global Change Control, Chemical Management System (MSDS and CoAs), Image J, Microsoft office, Spectrum Express, SEM User Interface(2), Bluehill, KC software, Mx Pro, Inca Software
Flex CG (Johnson & Johnson, Skillman NJ) Feb’16 – Present Formulation Scientist
Develop new formulations using surfactants and emulsion technology, optimize, execute scale-up and process development of Skin, Oral and Topical Health Care products at Lab, Pilot and production scale.
Perform Design of Experiments (DOEs), Pilot and Trial/Production processes
Write Process/Formulation specifications, Process Validation Protocols/Reports that define Critical Process Parameters (CPPs)
Provide input for Approval for Product Release documentation
Lead product formulation and stability testing using Rheometer, Turbiscan, HPLC, pH Meter, Brookfield Viscometer, Particle Size Analyzer, Foam Tester, and Polarized Light Microscope
Work with Minitab, Fusion, Global Specification System, Optiva, Global Change Control, Mar-Kov (Chemical Management System), Process simulation program, Microsoft office suite, Sharepoint and OneDrive. Kelly OCG (Johnson & Johnson, Skillman NJ) Sep’13 – Jan’16 Formulation Scientist
Formulation support for consumer products- bench top lab batch preparation to scale-up of formulas according to cGMP regulations, FDA and EHS Guidelines
Use Brookfield viscometer, pH meter, HPLC, FTIR, Spectroscopy and other instruments to monitor stability of samples
Write batch records, protocols, specifications, change controls and technical reports
Test method development and validation for physical stability testing
Maintain and manage laboratory inventory of raw materials which includes ordering from suppliers or Skillman warehouse, receiving into CMS system, anticipating amounts needed for future batches so workflow maintains continuity, and following proper tracking and disposal methods
Work closely and manage support functions such as Analytical, Micro and QA
Root cause analysis of quality assurance issues in manufacturing 2 P a g e P a n k a j M a r w a h
APC Workforce Solutions/Zerochaos (Johnson & Johnson, Skillman NJ) Sep’11 – Aug’13 Formulation Scientist
Support formulation and manufacturability with reformulations for reduced cost, stability or customer complaint issues.
cGMP lab notebook documentation.
Write specifications and working within the internal databases to document and view product information.
Performing physical and chemical stability, measure Brookfield viscosity, pH and aesthetic monitoring of stability samples.
Tissue Engineering and Applied Biomaterials Laboratory, NJIT, Newark NJ May’10-Aug’11 Research Assistant
Drug release study of a proprietary drug from pharmaceutical formulation using spectrofluorometer for application in hip implant.
Fabricating 3-D electrospun polymer-ceramic composite scaffolds by varying the concentration of polymer.
Method validation for testing material characteristics using Optical Microscopy, SEM, Instron mechanical tester, TGA and DSC.
Bioactivity studies of scaffolds for apatite formation using simulated body fluid immersion studies, FTIR, and SEM-EDX.
Human Mesenchymal stem cell studies on the fabricated scaffolds and characterization of cell viability. Ranbaxy Research Laboratories, Gurgaon, India Jun’07-Aug’07 Summer Intern
Molecular biology techniques such as cloning, protein work, protein expression and purification, PCR, ELISA, HPLC, GPC, DNA/RNA isolation, SDS-PAGE, Freeze-Drying, analysis of material utilizing GLPs Appin Knowledge Solutions, New Delhi, India Jun’06-Aug’06 Summer Intern
Project on Modeling and Simulation of Carbon Nano Tube, designed a Carbon Nano Tube in silico. EDUCATION BACKGROUND
New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ
Master of Science, Biomedical Engineering, May 2011 GPA: 3.9/4.0 Thesis: Characterization of electrospun fibrous composite for application in Bone Tissue Engineering. Relevant Coursework:
Principles of tissue engineering • Cell and Molecular Tissue Engineering • Engineering Modeling of Biological Neural Systems • Principles of Pharmaceutical engineering • Biochemistry • Advanced Biomaterials
• Project Management • Medical Device Development • Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India
Bachelors of Technology with Honors, Biotechnology, June 2008 73.1/100 Major Project: Studying the antimicrobial activity of Cestrum diurnum on B. subtilis and isolation of active component. Minor Project: Culturing of Stevia rebaudiana and isolation of stevioside. Relevant Coursework:
General Chemistry • Organic Chemistry • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology • Biochemistry • Bioanalytical techniques • Thermodynamics of Bioprocesses • Microbiology • Biostatistics • Cell and Molecular Biology • Bioinformatics • Recombinant DNA technology • Microbial, Plant & Animal Biotechnology • Stem cells in Health Care •
2010-2011 A Novel Matrix for bone tissue
2010-2011 Institutional Work Study
Graduate Biomedical Engineering Society at NJIT
Genesis- The Biotech Club at UIET, Kurukshetra University