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Quality Assurance, Chemist, Biotechnologist

Redmond, Washington, United States
$ 40,000 per annum
October 25, 2016

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Professional Summary:

Masters in Chemistry with * plus years of industrial experience covering Pharmaceutical,

Biotechnology, Chemo-informatics and Life Sciences. Hands on experience as a Chemist in Research and Development lab.

Hands on experience in operating instruments like High Performance Liquid Chromatography, UV spectrophotometer, Karl Fischer, Flow techniques, PCR, ELISA. Specialized in wet chemistry, preparation of reagents, microbiological enumeration, aseptic techniques, analytical methods, process validation, spectroscopy, immunological assays, chromatography and molecular biological techniques.

Cross functional professional proficient in problem solving, executing experiments, technical support, data collection and analysis, generating reports and presentations. Written SOPs, tested, implemented and maintained. Operated, maintained, calibrated and troubleshot a variety of analyzers and equipment in both clinical and research settings.

Hands on work experience in performing the role of Patent Analyst

Instrumental in designing and leading ligand centric biological, chemical databases including 3D structural proteins and enzymes

Versatile and an independent thinker with great interpersonal skills and communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Comfortable working successfully both independently and in team environment. Familiar with SOP, GMP and GLP. Collaborative, detail oriented and quick learner.


oMaster of Science in Chemistry, Loyola College, Chennai, India (May 2002).

oPost Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics, SRM Institute of Bioinformatics, Chennai, India (2003)

oDiploma in Intellectual Property Rights, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) (2005)

Additional certifications

Certified in testing and quantitative analysis of Beverages and Food Products. Worked as a food chemist intern in King Institute of Preventive Medicine and Research, Chennai, India.

Experience Summary

Scope E Knowledge Centre, Chennai, India (Sep 2006- Mar 2007)

Role/Designation: Patent Analyst

As a Patent Analyst responsible for validating the patents for any infringement, duplication by searching for patent families including foreign patents online using micropat, USPTO, WIPO and Espacenet.

Work includes Data Mining, development, preparation of intellectual property assets for the client organizations. To Draft the process and product patents in chemistry and biotechnology.

Managed projects in product and process chemistry patents. Done patent searching assignments including patentability, Freedom to operate, validity and other patent investigations

Trained patent analysts on chemical structure and reaction schemes searches. Quality control review of chemical analysts written opinions. Extensive experience in data analysis of protein databases. Research prior art using STN, Google patents, USPTO, PubChem, Micropat.

Jubilant Biosys, Bangalore, India (Feb 2004 – May 2005)

Role/Designation: Sr. Scientist

Maintaining and calibrating equipment and preparing samples and reagents for performing chemical analysis of products using USP, SOP and in-house testing methods utilizing ELISA, PCR, Electrophoresis, HPLC, Titrations, Dissolution, Spectrophotometers and wet techniques.

Development and application of innovative methodologies with drugs targeting on membrane proteins like G Protein Coupled Receptors and Ion Channels receptors for treatment of oncology, neurosciences, cardio metabolic, respiratory and infectious diseases.

Provide analytical support for Formulation Development team, Toxicology team, In house Clinical team and review laboratory data.

Responsible for creation and maintenance of chemical databases and applying chemistry structure tools like Chemdraw, ISIS Draw, ISIS Base.

Annotation of chemical, biological, pharmacological and toxicity information from patent, journals or targets. Information is curated from patents, scientific journals and articles in custom-designed format by using information search engines like delphion, Micropat and espacenet.

Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals, Chennai, India (Jun 2003 - Feb 2004)

Designation: Research Analytical Chemist

As a Chemist, responsible for analyzing the API samples of Cephalosporin and Non Cephalosporin drugs, interpret and certify its readiness for mass manufacturing and also analyze the samples provided by internal formulation team and certify its readiness for further clinical trials.

Provide validated results for the pilot test of drugs and certify the drugs for bulk manufacture in accordance with the specifications of SOP. Calibrated Analytical and Laboratory instruments.

Perform analytical chemistry, bio assays based on new and existing methodologies, operating various analytical instruments like DSC, HPLC, KF Titrator, IR Spectrophotometer, UV spectrophotometer, Viscometer, PCR, ELISA, Electrophoresis and Dissolution apparatus developing, establishing and validating analytical testing methodology used to control raw materials, production intermediates and final products and writing technical reports to document analytical methods and transferring documented analytical reports to the QC department.

Providing improvising ideas by researching further on the samples in order to get them ready for patent submission and enable drug discoveries

To ensure the drugs meets US healthcare standards before its mass manufacturing and proven work experience in USP and IP. Documented SOP and written new SOPs and also developed and validated new analytical procedures.












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