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Project Manager

North Brunswick Township, New Jersey, United States
October 14, 2016

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Pei Ren *** Hidden Lake Dr North Brunswick NJ ****2 848-***-****


Detailed-oriented and results-driven professional with strong research background in pharmaceutical sciences and great passion for clinical research. Areas of expertise include planning and implementing projects, up-to-date knowledge of pharma/biotech industry, operational support and internal and external communications. Currently looking to utilize high level strategic thinking and analytical skills with the ability to solve complex problems in a challenging role.


•Project management

•Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project

•Problem solving skills

•Time management

•Analyze & interpret scientific data

•Analytical skills

•Organizational skills

•Understanding of FDA, ICH/GCP guidelines

•Global team experience

•Multi-tasking skills

•Knowledge of drug development process

•Customer service

•Cross-functional communication

•Proficient knowledge of medical terminology

•Adobe Acrobat


Project Manager

GenScript USA Inc. Piscataway, New Jersey 08/2013 - Present

GenScript is a leading CRO that serves life science research and drug development. My core responsibilities include: manage internal and external projects, provide technical support to clients worldwide, support cross-functional team in initiation, planning, execution and closure of projects, prepare project plans, maintaining timelines, ensure adherence to policies and regulations, monitor workflow and data flow, present progress reports at team meetings, develop project proposals, identify risks and escalate issues to stakeholders, troubleshoot and take corrective actions, act as liaison between internal and external resources, analyze and interpret data, drive team accountability.

Key achievements:

Played an essential role in defining project scope, overseeing timelines, achieving milestones, monitoring operation, and allocating resources to multiple concurrent projects

Assisted in developing and implementing the optimized protocol for general projects, which increased the efficiency and rate of on-time delivery from 85% to 94%

Launched and optimized DNA sequencing overnight service, trained and mentored personnel, which increased daily capacity of the production team by 65%

Launched Genomic DNA sequencing service after considerable amount of research and trials

Successfully delivered over 70 crucial projects from major pharmaceutical companies including Merck, BMS and Celgene, many of which have decided to outsource genetics research projects exclusively to GenScript

Assisted in developing and enforcing departmental standard which significantly improved team performance and reduced the monthly error rate from 10% to lower than 5%

Teaching Assistant

Kent State University Kent, Ohio 08/2010 - 05/2013

Taught Anatomy & Physiology Lab, assisted professors in developing course plans, led discussion sections, recorded grades of quizzes and papers, wrote and graded quizzes, maintained weekly office hours, tutored students as needed

Clinical Lab Assistant

Guangyuan Second People’s Hospital Guangyuan, China 06/2009 – 08/2010

Received patients, answered patients’ questions, prepared specimen, ran test, assisted date entry and management, managed patient documents, assisted doctors with any related work


Master of Science in Pharmacology

Kent State University, joint program with Northeast Ohio Medical University 08/2010 - 05/2013

Awards: Graduate Fellowship (Tuition waiver and stipend, 2010-2013)

Research projects: Glutathione Reductase, Redox Homeostasis, and Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Myocardial Ischemia/Reperfusion; Oxidative Stress Induced ERK1/2 Activation in Alzheimer’s Disease

Bachelor of Engineering in Bio-pharmaceutical Engineering

Southwest University 09/2006 - 06/2010

Awards: First Class Scholarship (Top 3%), 2007; Dean’s List, 2007-2009; College Photography Contest 1st Place, 2009


Patrick T. Kang, Chwen-Lih Chen, Pei Ren, Giacinta Guarini, Yeong-Renn Chen. BCNU-induced gR2 defect mediates

S-glutathionylation of Complex I and respiratory uncoupling in myocardium. Biochemical Pharmacology 2014.

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