Top Associate Scientist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Associate Scientist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Associate Scientist resumes they appeared on. For example, 13.8% of Associate Scientist resumes contained Lab Equipment as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Associate Scientist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Associate Scientist resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Lab Equipment

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Here's how Lab Equipment is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Manage bi-weekly resources schedule for lab users and utilize lab equipment efficiently and effectively.
  • Calibrated, operationally qualified and performed preventive maintenance on lab equipment and instrumentation.
  • Ensured lab equipment met quality standards by conducting calibration of laboratory instrumentation such as pipettes, balances and PH meters.
  • Cleaned and maintained lab equipment and prepare reagent solutions.
  • Manage all lab equipment maintenance and calibration services.
  • Performed daily maintenance of all lab equipment.
  • Ensured lab equipment was properly maintained.
  • Calibrated and maintained all lab equipment.
  • Purchased and stocked lab equipment.
  • Ordered lab equipment and supplies.
  • Scheduled and managed analytical lab equipment qualification, calibration, and maintenance.
  • Operated, troubleshooted and maintained HPLC, and UV Spectrophotometer and developed SOP's for all lab equipment.
  • Process analytical data on lab equipment such as HPLC/UPLC, enter data and conduct routine calculations.
  • Operate and maintained lab equipment according to SOPs and testing procedure.
  • Arranged maintenance and repairs of lab equipments and negotiated 30% discount on chromatography supplies with vendors.
  • Maintained and operated lab equipment including Tecan, Gyros, Spectramax and MSD.
  • Created and modified lab equipment logs in compliance with SOPs and cGMP's.

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2. Analytical Methods

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Here's how Analytical Methods is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Demonstrated success developing, implementing, and executing analytical methods to support the progression of drug research and manufacturing support.
  • Developed analytical methods and optimized current assays to more effectively support early-stage characterization of in-process and drug product samples.
  • Developed new and continually assessed improvements to existing analytical methods for in-process testing and transfer to QC.
  • Developed and validated analytical methods of several new drugs with fast-melt OraSolv formulations.
  • Author of various documents including: analytical methods, specifications, stability protocols.
  • Established and validated analytical methods, performed maintenance and calibration of laboratory system.
  • Facilitated the transfer of analytical methods and required documentation to contract research organizations.
  • Design, develop and execute stability experiments and associated analytical methods.
  • Designed testing protocols, analytical methods, and related validation experiments.
  • Completed various validations of bioanalytical methods for novel pharmaceutical compounds.
  • Designed and developed detailed analytical methods for client specific products.
  • Used analytical methods to support development of drug product formulations.
  • Revised and updated existing analytical methods through Change Control.
  • Develop HPLC/UV analytical methods for assay and impurity testing.
  • Trained company staff in Portugal to incorporate analytical methods.
  • Performed troubleshooting of analytical methods and HPLC instrument.
  • Write analytical methods and Standard Operation Procedures.
  • Developed methods and optimized existing analytical methods.
  • Assisted in the development of novel drug delivery systems, including the development of analytical methods to support the novel systems.
  • Performed extractions of compound(s) of interest from various biological matrices using validated bioanalytical methods and analysis using LC/MS/MS.

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3. Cell Culture

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Here's how Cell Culture is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Created tracking tables that allowed evaluation of materials and protocols used which facilitated formulating strategies for meeting cell culture challenges.
  • Authored technical reports documenting the cell culture expression, purification, and characterization of critical research reagents.
  • Prepared paraffin and cell suspension specimens for feasibility and development studies; performed cell cultures.
  • Trained new personnel in maintaining laboratory and cell culture for Genetic Toxicology screening lab.
  • Developed automation methods for cell culture and integrating them into a robotic system.
  • Manipulate cell culture operations using mammalian cell line to produce multiple drug developments.
  • Performed general laboratory maintenance, prepared cell culture media and other reagents.
  • Prepared media and solutions necessary to maintain cell culture colonies and viability.
  • Developed and implemented methods for preparing mammalian cell cultures for protein purification.
  • Performed manufacturing support, investigations and trouble-shooting for upstream cell culture.
  • Perform Cell culture operations and general media preparation for multiple assays.
  • Process Development Cell Culture and Fermentation Laboratories.
  • Experience in working with bio-hazardous materials in a BSL 2 laboratory, radioactive materials and sterile enclosed cell culture environment.
  • Design of mammalian cell culture experiments for process improvement from Phase I to Phase III clinical phases projects.
  • Developed new cell culture processes for manufacturing groups and completed cell line qualification testing of master cell banks.
  • Maintained cell culture of different cell lines (Human Embryonic Retinal, CHO, NSO, etc.)
  • Monitored the tissue culture department and maintained cell cultures (adherent and suspension) for experimental use.
  • Developed both leaner and more concentrated growth mediums to optimize cell culture growth and overproduction of protein.
  • General knowledge in Pall Check analyses, cell culture and fermentation process in small scale model.
  • Maintain an organized system of archiving cell culture work as well as media and reagent preparation.

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4. Validation Protocols

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Here's how Validation Protocols is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Created and executed verification and validation protocols meeting the regulatory requirements for medical device products.
  • Participated in the planning and execution of 5 equipment and facility validation protocols.
  • Designed validation protocols, comprehensive validation reports, and feasibility status reports.
  • Authored validation protocols and peer reviewed development and validation work.
  • Participated in the development of validation protocols.
  • Authored Process Validation Protocols and Reports for products to be validated prior to commercial launch.
  • Prepared and executed process validation protocols, analytical technologies, and monitoring.
  • Developed analytical methods, wrote standard operating procedures and validation protocols.
  • Authored process validation protocols and reports for pre-approval inspections.
  • Developed and authored new analytical methods and validation protocols.
  • Authored analytical test methods, validation protocols and reports.
  • Analyze drugs, execute validation protocols, created test method, transfers a perform test to support manufacturing.
  • Developed and executed method validation protocols (HPLC and Endotoxin) for inclusion in NDA.
  • Write, review analytical methods, method validation protocols and its reports.
  • Revised SOPs, Procedures, Validation Protocols.
  • Analyzed literature to develop and revise SOPs, validation protocols, and analytical methods.
  • Developed and wrote validation protocols, TPs, and SOPs.
  • Initiated and authored validation protocols, analytical reports, change controls, SOPs, and CAPAs.

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5. Stability Samples

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Here's how Stability Samples is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Determined activity of stability samples and determined activity of drug product for sample release for clinical studies.
  • Transferred method for outsourcing routine stability samples, writing protocols detailing testing requirements and review of data
  • Performed analyses on stability samples using dissolution and Waters Millennium.
  • Maintained stability samples following stability protocols.
  • Reviewed completed testing of finished products, raw materials, stability samples, purified and process water, and validation studies.
  • Performed testing for stability samples (solid dosage) by newly developed methods.
  • Perform Stability samples and testing of drug product as per the regulatory requirements.
  • Perform Assay and Related compounds study for Stability samples of different conditions.
  • Tested raw materials, In-process, final, and stability samples.
  • Analyzed raw materials, finished product, and stability samples.
  • Pull stability samples each month and release for testing.
  • Coordinated the testing of stability samples.
  • Performed testing on stability samples.
  • Reviewed stability samples associated with analytical data and assisted with preparing Stability Summary Reports for Annual Product Review Reports.
  • Maximized labor hours through implementation of powder filling robot to aliquot stability samples.
  • Validate analytical methods for stability samples.

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6. Hplc

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Here's how Hplc is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Developed and validated HPLC assays for quantification of sugars, organic acids and alcohols in complex fermentation matrix.
  • Performed calibration, verification, preventive maintenance, and performance qualification on HPLC systems, and dissolution apparatus.
  • Experience in operating Empower 3 software for HPLC/UPLC analysis performing online calculation for impurity and assay determination.
  • Performed HPLC method development and validation in compliance with current Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Performed laboratory testing, using HPLC and wet chemical analysis to support production and validation demands.
  • Developed and validated HPLC method for evaluating solubility assay from solids to support lead optimization.
  • Performed HPLC Method Development and Validation of Topical formulations and Inhalation products.
  • Improved my skill sets for sample preparation and for HPLC system set up, trouble-shooting, and processing of data.
  • Developed and validated HPLC dissolution methods and with rapid run time of six minutes, problem free and robust.
  • Developed Protein A HPLC assays, SDS-PAGE and Western Blot for in-process testing and characterization of monoclonal antibodies.
  • Investigated application of affinity column HPLC for protein binding studies and published results in peered reviewed journal.
  • Pioneered the use of a nitrogen-specific HPLC detector (CLND) for the quantification of small molecules.
  • Performed Size Exclusion and Reverse Phase HPLC analysis using Waters HPLC and HP 1100 on drug substances.
  • Performed HPLC method development and analysis in support of Disposition, Discovery and Process chemistry studies.
  • Maintained group HPLC, developed methods for overnight runs and trained group members on its use.
  • Content uniformity studies, Assay, Related substance studies and Blend analysis by using HPLC method.
  • Performed studies on assay, content uniformity, impurity and dissolution test of drugs by HPLC.
  • Validated HPLC methods to ICH standards for analysis of content, impurities, and dissolution samples.
  • Conducted appearance, HPLC, FTIR and Disintegration testing for verification and release of commercial products.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of HPLC/UPLC functions and operations to minimize cost of consulting specialized contractors.

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7. Protein

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Here's how Protein is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Excelled in production of stable monoclonal antibody/protein cell lines, effectively coordinating with 7-member team and continuously improving processes.
  • Established a rodent model to evaluate the acute allergic respiratory response to secondary protein and antigen challenge.
  • Conducted sample preparation and method validation experiments using liquid-liquid, protein precipitation and solid-phase extraction techniques.
  • Purified and analyzed gram quantities of therapeutic antibodies and proteins for toxicity and clinical testing.
  • Developed production cell lines for protein therapeutics and reagents for oncology and immunology discovery programs.
  • Established proprietary medium for serum reduced/serum free cell growth optimized for protein production.
  • Implemented fusion technology to develop a panel of antibodies specific to targeted proteins.
  • Developed methods for determining protein-protein interaction coefficients (A2) of monoclonal antibodies.
  • Conducted research on proteins and monoclonal antibodies for a start-up biotechnology company.
  • Conducted studies to optimize bacterial expression and purification of novel plant proteins.
  • Plan and exercise studies toward optimization of multiplexing protein assay conditions.
  • Planned and executed the preparation of protein formulations under minimal supervision.
  • Performed pilot large scale expression and purification of validated target proteins.
  • Create and implement experimental protocols for forced degradation of proteins.
  • Set up AKTA FPLC instrument in protein pharmaceutical development laboratory.
  • Designed and performed stability studies on high concentration protein pharmaceutics.
  • Explored differences in properties of degraded and non-degraded therapeutic proteins.
  • Characterized properties of acidic variants formed from therapeutic protein degradation.
  • Implemented detergent screening SOP for analyzing solubility of membrane proteins.
  • Prepared Standard Operating Procedures for protein purification and gene cloning.

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8. GLP

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Here's how GLP is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Performed routine laboratory assignments in accordance with company SOP's and any other applicable guidelines and regulations including GLP if applicable.
  • Performed PK, antibody response, soluble antibody detection and saturation assays for clinical and toxicology trials under GLP regulations.
  • Performed GMP/GLP laboratory and related work, which included recording, analysis and scientific evaluation of experimental data.
  • Maintained full chain of custody records in GLP/GCP-regulated environment to ensure integrity for study reconstruction.
  • Performed high-throughput compound screening and drug susceptibility testing of clinical samples under GLP guidelines.
  • Conduct experiments designed to overcome research related or manufacturing related problems following GLP techniques.
  • Supervised and trained GLP research associates, discovery scientists and quality assurance auditors.
  • Performed cell-based competitive inhibition assay to monitor drug potency using GLP practices.
  • Ensured internal facility inspections complied with GLP procedures.
  • Maintained laboratory notebook in accordance with GLP guidelines.
  • Performed laboratory duties following GLP/GMP regulations and procedures.
  • Practiced GLP compliant laboratory procedures and practices.
  • Performed experiments under GLP conditions.
  • Managed GLP Cellular Toxicology Laboratory.
  • Participated in method development, validation, implementation, troubleshooting, and sample analysis for projects assigned in a GLP environment.
  • Prepare GLP-study related protocols, IACUC submissions, review all study-related data and write final reports for inclusion in regulatory submissions.
  • Validated and performed analysis of drug levels in biological fluids using HPLC and Laboratory Robotics techniques under GLP and GCP standards.
  • Use of liquid-liquid extractions and protein precipitation assays for the analysis and reporting of quantitative results in accordance with GLP guidelines.
  • Determined optimal formulation of test article to be delivered into animals to ensure safe and effective testing in a GLP environment.
  • Designed and implemented GLP studies in lab animals researching the mechanisms of toxicity and efficacy of new compounds in development.

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9. FDA

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Here's how FDA is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Aided in starting up a new microbiology laboratory and expanded clean room manufacturing facility with successful FDA approval.
  • Conducted sterilization validation studies on medical devices in the STERRAD Sterilizers for FDA submissions by medical device manufacturers.
  • Carried out preventative maintenance on laboratory equipment and maintained schedules of maintenance to meet FDA inspection standards.
  • Supported department of Oncology and Immunology in support of biological license applications following established FDA guidelines.
  • Ensured study reports effectively communicated safety and efficacy findings to facilitate FDA filing and review.
  • Performed sample preparation and testing in accordance with company and FDA regulatory procedures.
  • Assisted the regulatory affairs manager in obtaining FDA and Underwriter certifications.
  • Maintained proper documentation of quality documents in accordance to FDA requirements.
  • Participated in method validation and FDA submissions.
  • Executed test method and process validations and prepared corresponding reports in compliance with current USP, FDA, and ICH guidelines.
  • Refer to the FDA monographs and legislative laws to be aware of any changes that could affect any of our formulations.
  • Performed updates for Master File studies utilized by the Quality Assurance team for FDA audits earning an Encore Award in recognition.
  • Conducted numerous chemical studies on tobacco products for FDA regulated testing, as well as other international testing regimes.
  • Work individually and in teams to execute EPA, FDA and GLP testing of various antimicrobial products against viruses.
  • Complied with all FDA, EPA and OSHA regulations, performing all work in a safe and timely manner.
  • Communicated efficiently with Project Leader while maintaining laboratory notebook as required by SOP, client, and FDA.
  • Performed system related assay verification and validation protocols per FDA guidance for the research and development of reagents.
  • Conduct work for the clearing of a large multiple-year backlog of stability samples in relation to FDA action.
  • Ensured compliance with current FDA regulations regarding Standard Operating Procedures, safety and environmental regulations, and GLP.
  • Assisted with transcription review of NDA and MAA stability documentation for submission to FDA and/or appropriate reviewing body.

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10. Data Analysis

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Here's how Data Analysis is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Performed essential data analysis to co-author a publication observing the correlation of T cell repertoire to clinical characteristics in lupus patients.
  • Engineered experiments on state-of-the-art statistical machine translation and speech recognition systems while conducting data analysis and rapid prototyping using Perl.
  • Designed technical protocols, executed assays, performed data analysis, and wrote summarized technical reports and data presentations.
  • Provide quantitative and reproducible data from endoscopic evaluations for use in data analysis and potential treatment candidate section.
  • Participated in qualitative research projects for protocol development, data analysis, results interpretation, and report generation.
  • Prepare qualification and validation protocols and testing reports including all calculations, raw data and data analysis.
  • Designed experiments, executed test procedures, and analyzed data using data analysis software JMP.
  • Supervised several junior technicians on Q-PCR assay designs, protocol review and data analysis applications.
  • Executed intensive data analysis, providing concise and targeted information to both clients and management.
  • Performed experiments with special samples that require data analysis and documentation in laboratory notebooks.
  • Utilized various technology applications and specialized equipment to perform data analysis and related responsibilities.
  • Conducted data analysis and review to assist ongoing remediation reporting at the facility.
  • Developed exceptional skills in data analysis and graphical presentation using Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Produced a ground-breaking instrument automation system to handle data analysis and reporting.
  • Streamlined data analysis by automating processing of data tables and creating figures.
  • Performed data analysis and evaluation, and maintained study records.
  • Conducted pharmacology and toxicology studies from design to data analysis.
  • Perform data analysis and review data for accuracy and completeness.
  • Conduct field investigation, associated data analysis, and reporting.
  • Maintain records and data analysis on electronic laboratory notebooks.

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11. Elisa

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Here's how Elisa is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Provided manufacturing support to produce ELISA components.
  • Performed various immunological assays specific for rodents and non-human primates Including ELISA, IFA, HAI, WB and Reli-Array.
  • Maintained cell lines expressing product of interest, required to perform Cell based ELISA to detect potency.
  • Acted as reference standards & controls coordinator; Tracked testing requests & results for ELISA group.
  • Used ELISA assay to measure the amount of tumor necrosis factor produces in raw cells.
  • Created a training manual and conducted training for new members of the ELISA development team.
  • Used ELISA method (p-24 antigen) for diagnosis of HIV affection in general population.
  • Qualified to perform ELISA assays, dilute samples and to prepare quality controls and calibrators.
  • Perform assays include ELISA, ATP and arrhythmia assays to meet project team needs.
  • Assisted in development of ELISA based bio-markers and validation studies for biological group.
  • Carried out IgG specificity and inhibition assays by ELISA and Western Dot Blot.
  • Participated in development and validation of ELISA, ECL, and RIA assays.
  • Completed at Part 11 Software Validation for the ELISA.
  • Established optimal parameters for use in IgM ELISA.
  • Trained staff in ELISA assays and regulated documents.
  • Performed (ELISA) Enzyme-Linked ImmunoSorbent Assay testing.
  • Developed ELISA assay and Western blot assay.
  • Evaluated clinical samples with ELISA's.
  • Learned, optimized and validated TCID50 based assays (CELISA, FFA, and TCID50).
  • Performed T-Hybridoma-based potency assay and ELISA for cell-based potency assay for tumor-derived HSP gp96-peptide.

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12. GMP

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Here's how GMP is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Reviewed batch records and maintained proper documentation pertaining to batch production for non-GMP production to support formulation development projects for clients.
  • Perform Environmental Monitoring to ensure manufacturing facility is in a GMP state to support drug substance manufacturing.
  • Performed qualifications and validations for multiple assays including assays transferred to Quality Control for GMP testing.
  • Perform dissolution test on experimental, clinical and stability formulations in a GMP environment.
  • Supported stability validation for API and formulated pharmaceutical products in accordance with GMP regulations.
  • Completed laboratory set-up from initial purchase of instruments to performance of final GMP qualifications.
  • Conducted laboratory procedures and maintain accurate research records in accordance with GMP regulations.
  • Executed laboratory assays and documentation procedures in compliance with GMP regulations.
  • Review of documentation for CGMP accuracy and against product specifications.
  • Executed excellent documentation practices as required by GMP protocol.
  • Experienced in aseptic technique in GMP microbiology laboratory.
  • Procured GMP media and laboratory inventory and materials.
  • Supported GMP manufacturing of clinical material.
  • Performed GMP laboratory techniques training.
  • Carried out unit processes such as tablet compression, encapsulation, mixing, milling, granulation and coating under GMP conditions.
  • Supported operational and technical aspects of clinical drug substance, drug product, reference standard, and placebo GMP stability programs.
  • Utilized HPLC, low pressure LC, TLC and GC in the identification and quantification of GMP drug Candidates and Analogs.
  • Perform GMP and non-GMP system validation including script authoring, review, approval and execution in support of continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Validated the CHO-1 ELISA under GMP that was used to assess CHO impurities during the manufacturing of biologic drug substance.
  • Maintained all notebooks, assay reports, calibrations, standards, log books and other documentation in accordance with CGMP.

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13. DNA

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Here's how DNA is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Performed DNA-based analysis within the Genetic Disease Reference Laboratory to determine prenatal genetic disease disposition.
  • Produced synthetic DNA in a lab environment following detail-oriented processes and procedures.
  • Performed experiments in DNA extraction and purification methods.
  • Performed DNA Sequencing and other molecular biology techniques
  • Generated protocols for Immuno-DNA assay procedures.
  • Led the development and automation of a novel and high-throughput DNA purification system capable of preparing thousands of samples each day.
  • Use of high throughput robotic liquid handling systems to assemble DNA sequencing reactions into 384-well plates and perform post-reaction clean-up.
  • Established DNA sequencing facility (Visible Genetics Inc platform) and ensured seamless processing and sequencing of well-characterized cell samples.
  • Performed a variety of automated tasks including, DNA extraction and automated liquid dispensing, in preparation for PCR testing.
  • Cloned and amplified both mouse and rabbit EMMPRIN DNA fragments, generated both sense and anti sense EMMPRIN RNA probes.
  • Price, Project Scientist Hours: 40 hours/week Developing DNA, RNA based assays for detection of infectious diseases.
  • Performed release-characterization (testing for residual DNA) batch lot drug samples - Wrote drug qualification reports for developmental drugs
  • Purified and assayed proteins and DNA material by Western blot, ELISA, SDS-PAGE, and restriction enzyme digest.
  • Help train new employees in the routine quality control of DNA fragment preparation and DNA dispensing for transformation.
  • Provided DNA sequencing and DNA synthesis services for the entire research department in Cambridge and San Diego.
  • Performed troubleshooting, designed primers, DNA extractions, PCR, cloning, sequencing and sequence alignments.
  • Optimized performance of Sanger-based CE sequencing platforms (ABI 3700 and 3100 DNA HT analyzers).
  • Provided laboratory technical support via DNA production and manipulations to aid project(s) development.
  • Prepared DNA libraries and ran instrumentation for Next Generation sequencing fulfilling an unmet, critical need.
  • Research: Yeast genetics, molecular biology and biochemistry of fidelity of DNA repair and recombination.

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14. Drug Products

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Here's how Drug Products is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Develop formulations and manufacturing processes for clinical-phase drug products.
  • Conducted stability tests for various pharmaceutical drug products.
  • Set product specifications for drug products and drug substances, write stability protocols for development as well as registration stability.
  • Follow different test methods and protocols to carry out testing for various drug products according to standard operating procedures.
  • Operated Hewlett Packard 1100 and 1200 HPLC instruments for analysis of data for active ingredients in drug products.
  • Managed sample retain system for all process intermediates and bulk drug products generated at pilot scale.
  • Optimized and transferred methods to manufacturing facility to be used for release of drug products.
  • Tested drug products and drug substances using established methods and protocols in a GMP environment.
  • Draft specifications for starting materials, intermediates, drug substances, and drug products.
  • Performed routine testing for sample stability and method validation on drug products in development.
  • Developed experience in setting up MDI and NGI testing for different inhalation drug products.
  • Team performs both method validation and sample analysis of drug products under GLP regulations.
  • Transferred final results to LIMS to support stability studies for drug products.
  • Prepared master formula cards for the manufacture of clinical drug products.
  • Created specification documentation for new drug products and drug substances.
  • Employed instrumental techniques such as HPLC for testing drug products.
  • Conduct manufacturing activities for MDI or DPI nasal drug products.
  • Design and execute stability studies of clinical stage drug products.
  • Performed Dissolution and Diffusion Studies for drug products.
  • Participated in writing of protocols for drug products.

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15. Uv/Vis

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Here's how Uv/Vis is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Project Leader of routine and long-term stability studies using HPLC, GC, UV/VIS, and Dissolution and fluorescence spectrophotometry.
  • Utilized chromatographic techniques (HPLC), detection technology (UV/VIS), dissolution testing and wet chemistry techniques.
  • Developed a UV/Vis method to analyze dye stability.
  • Train new analysts to perform HPLC, ELISA, IEF, SDS-PAGE, and UV/VIS assays.
  • Developed UV/Vis analysis for concentrated protein Designed and prepared formulation for pH and concentration analysis stability study.
  • Operated and trouble-shooting of UV/Vis spectrophotometer.
  • Performed analytical testing of biologic compounds for in-process, release, and stability samples employing HPLC, gravimetric, UV/Vis spectroscopy.
  • Provide analytical support for HPLC, FTIR, UV/Vis, wet chemistry, and gravimetric analysis.
  • Used UV/Vis flourometer, Incubators, Micro-plate shakers, Micro-plate readers, Highbinding 96 well plates,
  • Develop analytical techniques in UV/vis spectrophotometry, SDS-PAGE, HPLC, UPLC and ELISA.
  • Employed chromatography, spectroscopy and spectrophotometry techniques (HPLC, UV/Vis).

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16. Raw Materials

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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Conduct routine and non-routine analysis of raw materials, in process formulations, and finished formulations according to standard operating procedures.
  • Conducted routine laboratory analyses on finished products, stability, raw materials, cleaning verification and manufacturing in-process testing.
  • Conduct risk assessments for raw materials and manufacturing processes to inform development of manufacturing control strategies.
  • Formulate and develop innovative oral care products utilizing new technology and cutting edge raw materials.
  • Implemented division wide standardized sensory procedure used to validate manufacturing facilities' raw materials.
  • Performed assay and impurities testing on raw materials and finished product for generic pharmaceuticals.
  • Performed Microbial Limits Testing on finished products and raw materials as necessary.
  • Perform microbiological risk assessment of raw materials and finished product formulations.
  • Performed regular inventoried of raw materials to broth growing preparation.
  • Procured cost information and regulatory documentation of raw materials.
  • Analyze raw materials and finished products for microbiological quality.
  • Approve microbiological specifications for raw materials and finished products
  • Managed inventory of samples and raw materials
  • Perform laboratory testing on Finished Products (Sterility, BET), in-process samples, components, raw materials, validations.
  • Manage and prioritize incoming finished product, raw materials, stability or other type samples to ensure timely results.
  • Designed & performed small scale satellite runs to evaluate raw materials screening and analyzed the results.
  • Performed method development and validation studies on finished products and raw materials on a daily basis.
  • Tested raw materials for use in drug and cosmetic products by following current Good Laboratory Practices.
  • Managed raw materials for Media/Buffer Prep and other operating groups using SAP and other inventory tools.
  • Assisted in water sampling and raw materials sampling for the Micro and Raw Materials Laboratories.

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17. Rt-Pcr

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Here's how Rt-Pcr is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Develop, qualify, and validate study protocols on client samples in GxP settings (Nucleic acid extractions/PCR/RT-PCR/Sanger Sequencing).
  • Delivered several assays, using RT-PCR technology, from theory to validation to commercial production.
  • Experienced in cloning, sub cloning, RT-PCR, Northern blot and Southern blot.
  • Played a key role in troubleshooting issues with the RT-PCR assay.
  • Advanced molecular and cell biology techniques and strategies were utilized in daily experiments, including RT-PCR and microarray design and analysis.
  • Conducted gene expression analysis of host wound healing markers and bacterial virulence factors using RT-PCR and gel densitometry.
  • Conducted gene expression analysis of the genetically modified lines using qRT-PCR, Western Blot and ELISA assays.
  • Measured cytokine expression in mouse lymph node cells after drug treatment by RT-PCR, ELISA.
  • Characterized EMMPRIN and MMP-2 RNA expression on human and mouse monocytes by real time RT-PCR.
  • Established quantitative real-time PCR (qRT-PCR) methods for BioPharma rapid detection kits on ABI 7500
  • Supervised interns and trained co-workers in qRT-PCR assay.
  • Develop and qualify qPCR and RT-PCR assays.
  • Developed a novel miRNA labeling kit using Microarray and qRT-PCR techniques for gene expression confirmation assays post labeling.
  • Quantified pharmacodynamic studies by HTRF and qRT-PCR ex-vivo assays of various blood and tissues from SMA mouse models.

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18. Chromatography

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Here's how Chromatography is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Operated HPLC-MS and examined chromatography and spectra results to identify impurities and identify compound fragmentation for technical reports.
  • Investigated modifying rapid prototyping techniques for constructing miniature components for chromatography and flow injection analysis.
  • Entrusted to purify monoclonal antibodies by means of affinity, mixed mode and ion-exchange chromatography.
  • Experience in protein purification techniques, including ion exchange and size exclusion chromatography.
  • Conduct experiments using Unicorn Programming to operate AKTA and Chromatography skids.
  • Analyze results using chromatography software and summarize findings in reports.
  • Operated Capillary Gas Chromatography and Mass Spectrometer for hydrocarbon analyses.
  • Gained experience in method development using reverse phase chromatography.
  • Separated and purified hemoglobin by Gel Permeation Chromatography.
  • Performed structures characterization and compounds evaluation involving NMR, UV, IR, GC-MS, AAS, chromatography and wet analysis.
  • Executed required study plan assays such as size exclusion chromatography, IEF, SDS-PAGE, UV-VIS, appearance and pH.
  • Finished product subject matter expert for Six Sigma Green Belt project to reduce the cycle time of chromatography runs.
  • Perform HPLC-SEC, RP-HPLC, Cation Exchange Chromatography assays for a variety of protein purity.
  • Performed basic routine maintenance on gas chromatography device components such as columns and syringes.
  • Purified compounds and intermediates utilizing column chromatography, HPLC, and TLC techniques.
  • Purified 3x72g KLH and analyzed purity by FPLC (Size exclusion chromatography).
  • Used Gel Filtration Chromatography to purify PEG derivatives and PEG modified proteins.
  • Operate chromatography runs using semiautomatic systems (AKTA) following client protocols.
  • Utilized modern purification & synthetic techniques (chromatography, microwave).
  • Completed training class to train Chemist in Gas Chromatography analysis.

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19. R

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Here's how R is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Participated in cross-functional collaboration and bringing in new technology to assist in real-time metabolite profiling in a shake flask model.
  • Maintained a thorough understanding of BioReliance Services, technical principles and applications in addition to Associate Scientist I responsibilities.
  • Executed studies to evaluate protein stability especially viscosity and particle size by MFI to elucidate protein degradation mechanisms.
  • Verified and controlled dose-level preparation of vaccine for animal injection as well as prepared vaccine samples for transportation.
  • Executed build-out of new technology transfer lab to support manufacturing operations including deviation investigations and satellite runs.
  • Reviewed inventory catalogs to identify deficiencies; conduct physical audits of containers used to store biological specimens.
  • Supported manufacturing operations as technical SME for deviations, new process implementation, and protocol execution.
  • Designed and demonstrated robust tumor growth inhibitory effects through structure-based design and conventional medicinal chemistry methods.
  • Selected as group Safety Coordinator - responsible for hazard assessment and implementation of OSHA regulations.
  • Interact across organization internally and externally to vet technology and organism providers.
  • Collaborated with personnel from other departments for problem solving and technology transfer.
  • Performed daily calibrations and routine maintenance on laboratory instrumentation and equipment.
  • Designed, executed and analyzed experiments with internal and external partners.
  • Reviewed stability and release testing laboratory data for accuracy and timeliness.
  • Complied with all Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Laboratory Practices regulations.
  • Analyzed data and performed procedures according to SOP with minimal supervision.
  • Maintained and troubleshoot personnel on methods, instrumentation and computer systems.
  • Perform standardization of solutions, calibration equipment and validation of instruments.
  • Implemented new database for clinical study subjects and compensation tracking.
  • Perform custom molecular analysis of infectious diseases for customer projects.

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20. Lims

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Here's how Lims is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Record data as well as perform plate-based as well as compound-based quality control of the data for every screen using LIMS.
  • Direct deployment of the LMT LIMS: personnel and customer training, testing and validation of systems, wireless interface components.
  • Used Laboratory Information System (LIMS) to schedule samples, set up and edit work lists, create sequence files.
  • Create and organize projects for Service Associates including sample QC, condition metrics, and LIMS projects for high-throughput sequencing.
  • Generated sample log-in reports in Watson LIMS and performed verification (Winston database, Excel, or visual).
  • Tested and validated the deployment of a web-based LIMS application for tracking and managing global sample inventories in real-time.
  • Maintained data and results in electronic database (LIMS) system, which streamlined reporting and searching for information.
  • Sample In-processing via Sample Management Systems (SMS) and Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
  • Reviewed and verified assay results in SQL*LIMS and resolved discrepancies in support of database lock deadlines.
  • Reviewed and validated data in Empower and QDIS (LIMS) and trend analysis for OOS/OOE/OOT.
  • Utilize the LIMS system to submit samples, enter data, review and track samples.
  • Investigate data inconsistencies and ensure coherence in data reporting across AD and QC LIMS systems.
  • Use LIMS systems to submit the results and close out the studies in timely manner.
  • Position requires the ability to use Microsoft word, STARLIMS and company's various databases
  • Contributed in the implementation of Watson LIMS which included IQ, OQ and PQ.
  • Perform daily LIMS tracking and manipulates on LIMS and actively order reagents/materials via Oracle.
  • Utilized Peak Pro and LIMS programs for the analysis and reporting of data.
  • Processed data in LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) as directed.
  • Managed information for incoming requests from nominators in LIMS and Access.
  • Obtained LIMS system aptitude by utilizing Waters Vision Publisher Software.

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21. QC

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Here's how QC is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Prepared data and associated documentation for submission to archives under QC guidelines.
  • Performed toxicity risk assessment to support QC investigations.
  • Worked along Raw Materials and QC departments, to ensure proper materials were housed, stored, and recorded.
  • Implemented QC chart analysis of FP assay resulting in an increased understanding of the assay's statistical variability.
  • Perform primary, secondary and tertiary plate-based QC for screens and assigned drugs by Chalice Analyzer tool.
  • Assist with the Molecular Pap program by providing quality samples for QC inspection and provide weekly/biweekly reports.
  • Completed value stream mapping and Six Sigma 5S to reduce waste and create a lean QC laboratory.
  • Review and audit all phases of QC analyses to ensure accuracy, quality, and compliance.
  • Conduct training and supervision for QC related personnel in the proper techniques for sample testing.
  • Functioned within the group responsible for providing technical support and expertise to the QC organization.
  • Perform raw material inspections, sampling and testing pertaining to QC raw material specifications.
  • Improved quality of data by creating a review process for digestion QC sample data.
  • Trained analysts within the R&D and QC departments for the tech transfers.
  • Attend meetings as QC representative, provide input and report back to department.
  • Utilize Infor10 software to coordinate maintenance for critical instrumentation for Cambridge QC Chemistry.
  • Stream-lined a QC data management system and consolidated data to one local database.
  • Compound flavor formulas for beverage with speed and accuracy demonstrated by QC approvals.
  • Perform QC testing on a wide range of prescription drugs with tight deadlines.
  • Worked in QC lab as a backup analyst during FluMist commercial production.
  • Processed large number of QC samples for process optimization and method validation.

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22. GC

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Here's how GC is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Performed organic synthesis and instrumental analysis using GC
  • Worked as a member of the Chemistry Department that tested raw crops and food products by GC and HPLC analysis.
  • Perform in-process testing on finished products and stability products using wet chemistry assays such as AA, HPLC and GC.
  • Conducted the use test to optimize the scale-up production process; analyzed the results from HPLC and GC.
  • Created forms such as the System Suitability checklist, Heavy Metal forms, GC form, and others.
  • Maintained schedule II, III and IV controlled substances, HPLC and GC column inventory in the lab.
  • Developed HPLC and GC methods, wrote development reports, standard test methods and method validation reports.
  • Developed a fast and robust GC screening method for hydrogenation process that increased sample throughput 2 fold.
  • Led implementation and training for Waters Millennium data system that involved over 30 HPLC and GC instruments.
  • Conducted HPLC, GC, and LC-MS/MS instrument operation, validation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Developed new analysis procedures for fermentation and organic chemistry on HPLC, GC and GCMS instruments.
  • Advanced operation and trouble shooting of HPLC, GC, Dissolution and most other laboratory equipment.
  • Coordinate instrument usage, oversee the queue, and assign tasks for the GC group.
  • Validated a universal GC method with split injection for the analysis of 15 solvent residues.
  • Supported clinical trials, development and validation of clinical assays in the GCP complaint environment.
  • Utilized various separation techniques for tobacco studies, including GC, GCMS and LC.
  • Refurbished and fixed dozens of LC-MS/MS and GC/MS systems for lab use or reselling.
  • Performed HPLC and GC Analysis as well as being Waters HPLC Performance Maintenance certified.
  • Developed GC ethanol analysis to improve precision for alcohol-free claim on liquid products.
  • Reviewed technical data and reports for HPLC, GC/MS and Certificate of Analysis.

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23. New Product Development

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Here's how New Product Development is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Support new product development for generic solid dose pharmaceuticals.
  • Perform new product development and existing product maintenance on RTD beverages.
  • Involved in all aspects of new product development.
  • Batch scale up testing for new product development.
  • Inform sales team on new product developments.
  • Lead scientist in providing and evaluating scientific, physiological, and clinical information for new product development in Upper Respiratory Franchise.

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24. Assay Development

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Here's how Assay Development is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Improved assay development and optimization skills by developing and optimizing various metabolism-based and DDI-based automated and manual assays.
  • Assist project team leaders with method evaluations and validations for assay development and new instrumentation.
  • Served as an integral contributor to target engagement assay development for multiple clinical antibody candidates.
  • Generated pilot data for specimen quality research and assay development projects.
  • Evaluated and implemented new technology and equipment for assay development.
  • Evaluated new technologies and their application in assay development.
  • Report writing and document updating for assay development/qualification.
  • Executed stability indicating studies and assay development.
  • Conducted scientific experiments for assay development.
  • Manage and provide oversight to a team of four Associate Scientists in support of the Process and Assay Development Groups.
  • Added value by ensuring the success of the assay development and clinical testing laboratories.
  • Purified proteins for compound screening, assay development and research in therapeutic areas.
  • Assisted in development of antibodies and screening of antibodies for assay development.
  • Maintained tumor cell line and developed stable cell lines for assay development.
  • Produced and maintained Master and Working cell banks used during assay development.
  • Worked with the Assay Development team for an upcoming clinical product.
  • Stable cell lines were used for further characterization and assay development.
  • Assay development on QC for national herbal medicine products.
  • Conducted trouble shooting and problem solving in assay development.
  • Project leader for multiple assay development projects.

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25. High Throughput

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Here's how High Throughput is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Contract position with Indications Discovery at Pfizer; performing high throughput screening of compounds for secondary drug indications and troubleshooting assays.
  • Co-developed high throughput screening process that quickly identified compounds with optimal metabolic profiles to advance for additional testing.
  • Developed assays for high throughput robotic liquid handling automated instrument for screening and detection of pathogens.
  • Executed experiments to determine optimum conditions for high throughput bone marrow toxicity screen.
  • Delivered data and presentation detailing high throughput bone marrow toxicity screen.
  • Performed preparatory LC/MS for high throughput compound purification.
  • Developed quantitative enzymatic assays for high throughput screen.
  • Helped transition RFLP lab into a high throughput, PCR based, marker lab for genetic fingerprinting of corn plants.
  • Optimize the science for High Throughput Screens and improve screening efficiency by implementing automated prep.
  • Researched and developed automation high throughput screen (HTS) methods for hydrogenation process monitoring.
  • Investigate and implement high throughput methodologies for the extraction and analysis of human plasma samples.
  • Implemented new methods and automation for compound processing and distribution for high throughput screening.
  • Contributed to the development and design of a novel high throughput protein purification product.
  • Developed compounds in conjunction with journal article research and high throughput screening follow-up.
  • Manage interns to ensure proper execution of high throughput screens and laboratory maintenance.
  • Supported development of High Throughput System for Biological assays for RMC initiative.
  • Created documentation for the development of high throughput bone marrow toxicity screen.
  • Performed high throughput assays to look for positive compounds.
  • Developed high throughput screening assays.
  • Analyze IC50, EC50 curves and z-scores for assays and high throughput screens.

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26. Technical Reports

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Here's how Technical Reports is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Completed stability and shelf-life evaluations of new and existing products and reporting results to upper management and in written technical reports.
  • Authored a variety of technical reports: summary, process design of experiment and registration stability to support regulatory filings.
  • Authored six internal Technical Reports detailing experimental results and an Invention Disclosure for a modification to an in-house sub-cloning procedure.
  • Prepared technical reports of analysis for presentation to client and EPA for adherence to environment regulations.
  • Compiled, analyzed data and wrote Standard Operating Procedures and technical reports summarizing experimental outcomes.
  • Utilized electronic documentations for laboratory notebooks, technical reports, and sample tracking.
  • Generate method transfer/verification and/or method validation technical reports, following data review.
  • Authored various PSTAB study protocols, technical reports and regulatory documents.
  • Author technical reports and Certificates of Analysis for delivery to customers.
  • Provided in-house and competitor data for technical reports and manuscripts.
  • Support technical reports, method development reports and regulatory filings.
  • Author Quality Technical Reports, Qualification Protocols, and Procedures.
  • Authored and reviewed technical reports of testing and experimental findings.
  • Documented all experimental procedures, testing and authored technical reports.
  • Reviewed and approved analysts' laboratory documentation and technical reports.
  • Produced and edited technical reports targeted for journal submission.
  • Perform Upstream Characterization studies and author Technical Reports.
  • Authored technical reports and documents for regulatory submissions.
  • Analyzed results and drafted technical reports summarizing findings.
  • Required to write technical reports on completed experiments.

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27. Batch Records

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Here's how Batch Records is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Authored/Reviewed QC stability reports, stability summary in technical reports, Raw Material Specifications, and development batch records.
  • Performed a variety of microbiological testing procedures adhering to safety and procedural regulations per manufacturing/QC batch records.
  • Perform routine manufacturing work using standard operating procedures and authored several batch records.
  • Modified batch records for specifications according to product development and validation activities.
  • Maintained and monitored climate control system and batch records for non-conformance deviations.
  • Assembled/reviewed completed production batch records prior to Quality Assurance review.
  • Reviewed and audited master and executed manufacturing batch records.
  • Created and modified batch records for clinical manufacturing.
  • Performed quality reviews of documents, batch records and SOP's proofreading to ensure accuracy before documents were to be released.
  • Review documentation to be included in regulatory submissions (batch records, specifications, methods, and stability data).
  • Maintained detailed workbooks while developing, reviewing, and editing protocols, batch records, and standard operating procedures.
  • SOP writing and editing as well as review of batch records in accordance to CFR 21 Part 11.
  • Review and implement SOP's, protocols, batch records and other documentation used in daily production activities.
  • Input results into SAP and review data generated by other group members in SAP and Batch Records.
  • Well versed with generation, revision and execution of master batch records, feasibility protocols and deviations.
  • Confirmed that all documentation was accurate by assisting in the review of the clinical manufacturing batch records.
  • Record pertinent operations / information in production / batch records, logbooks, and controlled documents.
  • Authored and edited standard operating procedures (SOP's) and batch records.
  • Generated all run reports for each batch using customized excel batch records.
  • Project Leader for implementation of the Master Batch Records Re-Design System.

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28. RNA

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Here's how RNA is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Mentored support staff in laboratory operations and prepared articles for both publication and formal presentation before national and international organizations.
  • Established collaborations, worked cooperatively with internal and laboratory support personal to insure accuracy of implementation, supervised technical personal.
  • Executed complex laboratory testing, maintained instrumentation and training qualifications, and managed product file samples and internal reference standards.
  • Collaborated with external research groups and managed outsourcing >20 intermediates/competitor's compounds annually to support discovery chemistry 6.
  • Participated in MicroRNA assay technology transfer to manufacturing, as well as in product driven collaboration with external researchers.
  • Collaborate with national and international partners in the conduct of research in an international and multidisciplinary research environment.
  • Present comprehensive technical project reports and formal presentations to corporate president, lab director and potential external clients.
  • Analyzed Concentrates, Syrups and Beverages for domestic and international markets to ensure they met product specifications.
  • Interacted directly with other internal PPD Departments and communicated with clients/vendors for obtaining standards and purity information.
  • Supported the Worker Advocacy Project by compiling and reviewing both internal and external exposure history records.
  • Coordinated among internal stakeholders to determine needs, minimize disruptions, and ensure continuity of operations.
  • Perform audits to laboratory documentation and systems to improve internal controls and support the business process.
  • Audit stability testing raw data packets and verify internal stability data trending excel spreadsheet for accuracy.
  • Communicated the innovative idea with appropriate professionals and discussed the proposal with experts across internal departments.
  • Supported the troubleshooting and aided in the development of alternative mediums and improvement of formulations.
  • Participate in several collaborations to review and co-author several abstracts and journals for scientific conferences.
  • Managed internal repository systems to keep track of clinical documents as well as laboratory deviations.
  • Performed assays under Laboratory QA/QC policies that were implemented in collaboration with external compliance specialists.
  • Generated PowerPoint presentations for internal research teams, which aided in discovery project advancement.
  • Release or except raw materials/finish products in compliance to internal procedures and external regulatory standard

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29. Clinical Trials

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Here's how Clinical Trials is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Executed experiments in oncology related project (CBE11) to resolve toxicology issues that arose in clinical trials.
  • Resulted in successful nomination of two compounds for Phase 1 clinical trials in a two-year period.
  • Presented and Trained clinical personnel on MDTX medical device as part of ongoing clinical trials.
  • Produce the internal clinical data modeling/review and reports for drugs in early phase clinical trials.
  • Conducted labeling and inspection of all batches, and prepared the shipment of clinical trials.
  • Facilitated Phase One clinical trials, coordinated personnel including university researchers and CRO's.
  • Tested drug substance and drug product to support clinical trials and conducted stability studies.
  • Provided research data for clinical trials of rheumatoid arthritis completed to Phase II.
  • Manufactured and packaged product for Clinical Trials in a pilot plant setting.
  • Assisted with turnover for a drug in phase 3 clinical trials.
  • Developed ELISA cell signaling assays for disease research and clinical trials.
  • Supported US and EX-US Clinical Trials.
  • Support clinical trials for the company by providing clinical project management competences and coordinate with external CROs for clinical information.
  • Spray drying and characterization (including aerosol properties) of multiple PEG-insulin formulations for pre-clinical trials and supporting stability studies.
  • Involved in the creation of a novel device for intraocular injections which is currently utilized in various clinical trials.
  • Supported clinical trials by assisting with the training of the technical teams on Leica s RUO/IUO assays.
  • Completed multiple tox runs and their associated documentation / quality testing for projects entering clinical trials.
  • Assisted in the generation and collection of data for Phase II and Phase III clinical trials.
  • Performed whole-cell ELISAs to qualify bacterial banks to be used in Phase 3 Clinical trials.
  • Coordinated the end of phase III clinical trials as well as 3 post-licensure studies.

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30. Karl Fischer

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Here's how Karl Fischer is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Performed all physical testing (pH, Volume of Injection, Description Karl Fischer) for different Projects.
  • Operate, calibrate and troubleshoot advanced laboratory instruments such as HPLC, UPLC and Karl Fischer.
  • Developed a Karl Fischer assay to measure moisture content in dye components.
  • Analyzed water content by Karl Fischer, on monthly basis.
  • Performed troubleshooting of HPLC and Karl Fischer instruments and methods.
  • Trained laboratory personnel in HPLC and Karl Fischer analysis.
  • Experienced in the use of Karl Fischer coulometers for water determination.
  • Performed development and optimization to formal validation of analytical methods (e.g, HPLC and Karl Fischer titration methods).
  • Performed analytical method validations and analytical method transfers of HPLC, GC, and Karl Fischer technologies.

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31. Sds-Page

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Here's how Sds-Page is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Designed and conducted scientific experiments using various biochemistry techniques such as ELISA, SDS-Page and Western blots.
  • Quantify and detect proteins from donor samples by ELISA, SDS-PAGE and Western Blot.
  • Performed downstream analysis including SDS-Page, Western blotting, and microscopy.
  • Reviewed purification efficiency using SDS-PAGE and IEF assays.
  • Performed SDS-PAGE and western blots.
  • Perform routine testing of SEC, HIC, and IEC, Reverse phase purity, Protein and SDS-PAGE assays.
  • Developed assays to detect residual complement activity Performed SDS-PAGE and acid urea gel electrophoresis.
  • Analyzed BioThrax Vaccine by SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, Bradford Protein Assay, Micro Kjeldalh, Atomic Absorption among other testing.
  • Experience with SDS-PAGE gel electrophoresis lab bench procedures.
  • Performed SDS-PAGE and Western Blots for protein analysis Supported Clinical Testing Studies Performed test method development and testing support.
  • Characterized recombinant proteins by Western Blot, SDS-PAGE, thermal shift, and native gel electrophoresis.
  • Evaluated MAbs' structural variances by CE-SDS-PAGE (Beckman P/ACE MDQ).

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32. Ms

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Here's how Ms is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Excelled in definition and management of data standards across multiple platforms to ensure data integrity and minimize data normalization for reporting.
  • Developed, optimized, validated and conducted higher throughput solubility assay utilizing various forms of automation including TECAN Liquid Handler.
  • Developed new novel products based on current marketing trends and produced applications to utilize byproduct streams from membrane processing.
  • Evaluated new technologies and systems for potential integration into the department, including implementing an image acquisition/processing system.
  • Developed and implemented inventory and waste management tracking systems including creation of database and writing of software.
  • Authored campaign summary reports for technology transfer to the development teams and production facilities.
  • Audited quality and microbiological programs at external manufacturers and suppliers for Kraft Heinz Company.
  • Entered and analyzed data using statistical analysis programs for use in various compliance reports.
  • Provided technical assistance in Honduras and the Philippines for Vitamin A supplementation programs.
  • Developed and validated semi- and fully-automated assay and dissolution methods for project teams.
  • Provided solutions for multiple technical and instrumental problems, independently and effectively.
  • Utilized six sigma techniques to reduce and control variability in manufacturing systems.
  • Provided routine HPLC support for formulation, characterization and process development programs.
  • Maintained a comprehensive freezer inventory of microbiological organisms acquired from ATCC.
  • Recognized and resolved technical problems related to instrumentation and experimental design.
  • Developed, Implemented and trained Pharmaceutical Development colleagues on LIMS.
  • Formulated technical procedures and training documents for systems of responsibility.
  • Transferred and validated manual inhaled methods to automated platforms.
  • Troubleshooted instrument related problems and validation of Method Transfer.
  • Completed facility wide inventory of hazardous chemicals and MSDS.

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33. API

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Here's how API is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Managed API supply supporting single candidate selection and preliminary toxicity studies for an immunology lead optimization program 5.
  • Utilized the CEM Discover and microwave-assisted organic synthesis to more rapidly and efficiently generate derivatives.
  • Managed departmental capital budget including procurement and reconciliation of goods and services.
  • Research into small molecules therapies for oncology, immunology and inflammation projects
  • Involved in monoclonal antibody development of flu rapid test project.
  • Managed capital expenditure proposals for the implementation of new equipment.
  • Performed physical testing and method transfers for API Characterization group
  • Evaluated clinical efficacy and financial viability of potential therapies.
  • Supported Microbial Identification Testing using an API system.
  • Performed batch record review activities for starting materials, reference standards, drug substances (API), and drug product.
  • Served as a member of the Capital Expenditure Review Committee, Material Review Committee, and Scheduling and Planning Team.
  • Implemented LEAN SixSigma project to reduce lead time of product line by 50% with no capital expenditures.
  • Performed quantitative and qualitative chemical analyses of API's, impurities and related substances.
  • Created and improved protocols to continuously and efficiently screen physical properties of API.
  • Develop a system for inventory control of API and RLD and Reference standard.
  • Used Gibson assembly to establish a modular vector system for rapid testing.
  • Utilized both API and ASTM methods to ensure quality data during testing.
  • Performed relevant API testing as part of development and support studies.
  • Trained peers on microscopic method used for release testing of API.
  • Provided support for salt screening and solubility testing of API candidates.

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34. Sample Analysis

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Here's how Sample Analysis is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Perform sample analysis with 96-well plate format high-throughput automatic equipment for protein precipitation, liquid-liquid extraction and solid phase extraction etc.
  • Implemented basic knowledge of pharmaceutical compound stability in reagent preparation and expected dosage levels in daily sample analysis.
  • Lead and supervised numerous projects some including development, validation and sample analysis.
  • Recognized for developing and executing innovative approach to perform sample analysis.
  • Participated in method development, method validation and sample analysis.
  • Authored validation sample analysis reports.
  • Served as a lead trainer in CBE, PCR, ECL, and micro plating/screening methodologies utilized for environmental sample analysis.
  • Performed routine sample analysis, blend sample Analysis, finished product analysis and stability sample analysis in various dosage forms.
  • Optimized, validated, and utilized FACS and ELISA assays for sample analysis.
  • Collaborated with pathologists on sample analysis to determine type and percent of tumor.
  • Followed sample analysis, review and compilation of results for assigned methods.
  • Performed environmental sample analysis in a high throughput contract lab.
  • Utilized LIMS to manage sample analysis results.
  • Compiled and reviewed of sample analysis results.
  • Perform assays for sample analysis.
  • Assisted in development of a mass spectrometry assay for an antibody therapeutic and performed sample analysis.
  • Completed optimization, validation and sample analysis of a 6-cytokine multiplex ECL biomarker assay.
  • Contributed to significant improvement of the electrophoresis system for sample analysis.
  • Provided quantitative analytical LC-MS-MS method development and sample analysis.
  • Sound Advice Consulting) Performed validations of ELISA methods and sample analysis projects associated with biological drug candidates.

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35. IND

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Here's how IND is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Evaluated protein-binding methodology including ultra-filtration and equilibrium dialysis.
  • Evaluated humanized antibody variants in cell-based binding and functional assays, which identified the lead candidate antibody for transition into development.
  • Oversee the testing of samples related to customer product evaluations, including generation of customer response letters summarizing manufacturing DPM findings.
  • Contributed to design and independently executed numerous laboratory studies that broadly supported product development, product delivery, and investigations.
  • Submitted data was independently executed; data was gathered and analyzed while working in the formulation development group.
  • Referenced scientific literature and communicated relevant findings and data to colleagues to further the progress of projects.
  • Leverage industry capabilities in planning and implementing necessary projects, while also formulating and evaluating laboratory reports.
  • Conducted research on meteorological conditions contributing to the ramp-up and ramp-down events of wind energy production.
  • Presented research findings in organized reports and oral presentations to team project members and company executives.
  • Designed and executed experiments, collaborated with colleagues, and presented findings at department meetings.
  • Perform contract method development, stability indicating validations, and process validations for proprietary pharmaceuticals.
  • Developed binding assays using fluorescence polarization for HTS and compound characterization and mechanistic studies.
  • Trained to maintain instant and accurate documentation of lab notebooks and ancillary data binders.
  • Developed radioactivity assays and protein binding studies for multiple compounds and biological samples.
  • Incorporated antimicrobial agents in various industrial applications such as wood composites and plastics.
  • Worked independently and developed teamwork and collaboration in delivering results in deadline-driven environment.
  • Interfaced extensively with manager to discuss test findings and identify new testing methodologies.
  • Verified performance of weekly and monthly maintenance for equipment in twenty individual laboratories.
  • Designed and led independent and team projects designed to improve laboratory operations.
  • Managed data gathering of discovery drug findings and compilation into dossiers.

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36. Flow Cytometry

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Here's how Flow Cytometry is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Authored novel experimental flow cytometry protocols after extensive scientific research and experimentation.
  • Develop flow cytometry method for the determination of platelet activity.
  • Continued work in cell therapy for diabetes group - primary focus on cell characterization utilizing Flow Cytometry / FACS technology.
  • Developed and conducted classes in hematology, flow cytometry, and molecular biology for Abbott researchers and engineers.
  • Utilized both flow cytometry and ELISA assays to determine viral load and compound clearance efficiency.
  • Prepared bone marrow and blood samples via flow cytometry and microscopic evaluation.
  • Performed flow cytometry to identify CD4+ and CD8+ T cells in mice.
  • Evaluated re-engineered antibodies by ELISA, flow cytometry, and cell-based assays.
  • Utilize ELISA, RT-PCR, and Flow Cytometry techniques.
  • Provided flow cytometry support for various research projects.
  • Performed studies to evaluate serum interference on the binding of anti Protein A. antibody to Staphylococcus aureus utilizing flow cytometry.
  • Developed a High throughput flow cytometry based yeast two-hybrid system tools for large-scale analysis of protein-protein interactions.
  • Designed multi-color flow cytometry assays and executed the experiments.
  • Experienced in the following assays-Flow Cytometry, ELISA, western blotting, immunohistochemistry.
  • Performed BrdU and propidium iodide staining for cell cycle analysis by flow cytometry.
  • Performed ELISAs and flow cytometry.
  • Characterized cell population by immuno histochemistry staining and flow cytometry.
  • Used Guava Easycyte Flow cytometry for Cytotoxicity testing.
  • Performed flow cytometry, MRL, and phospha-flow cytometry to investigate T cells signaling pathway and function principle of antibodies.
  • Analyze PD samples from Clinical trial (Phase 1 and 2) data by Flow Cytometry (Immunophenotyping).

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37. QA

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Here's how QA is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Generated feasibility, development and validation reports and managed them through QC/QA review and provided responses and clarifications as needed.
  • Work with Regulatory Affairs, QA/QC laboratories and manufacturing sites to receive agreement on method modifications and method implementation.
  • Supported QA/QC laboratories on method related issues arising during market stability monitoring and release testing.
  • Reviewed laboratory data before submission to QA and compiled data for statistical analysis.
  • Authored qualification assay reports which were approved by QA and published company-wide.
  • Prepare appropriate QA documentation including Deviation Reports and Lab Investigation Reports.
  • Assisted in preparation of QA related documents for regulatory compliance, and performed corrective actions for QA audit findings.
  • Provide technical expertise to internal customers, lab personnel, QA, technical operations, and R&D.
  • Worked with QAU and safety officer to address and correct issues arising from quality assurance or safety audits.
  • Provided compliance support for R&D, Product development, QA and Operations to assure regulatory compliance.
  • Secured 2 WO/US/EP patents; applied statistics to QA/QC data for product improvement; published work.
  • Prepare and execute validation protocol in conjunction with QA, QC, Manufacturing and Regulatory affairs.
  • Trained manufacturing and QA/QC personnel to affect transfer of product from research batches to commercial product.
  • Conducted monthly maintenance of standard operating procedures for the chemistry and microbiology QA Labs.
  • Perform final audit of study/laboratory notebook and raw data prior to archival and/or QA.
  • Served as a scribe during both mock and scheduled inspections while working with QA.
  • Functioned as a core team member of QA Vertical Audit Program for Stability group.
  • Assisted Study Directors with preparation of study protocols, amendments and QA audit responses.
  • Communicated with QA to schedule critical phase audits and prepared draft audit responses.
  • Initiate Change Controls reports to QCC and QA units upon vendor change notifications.

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38. PK

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Here's how PK is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Examined PK/PD relationships and ran toxicological studies.
  • Helped maintain upkeep of laboratory.
  • Perform quality control (QC) and technical editing of documents for the DMPK group in the Nonclinical Development department.
  • Performed quarterly lab inspections for the entire DMPK department and represented group at the Lab Safety & Environment Committee meetings.
  • Created an initiative to decrease the number of mice used per year for IV/PO PK studies by using catheterized mice.
  • Developed ocular and systemic PK models to inform and support candidate format, dose, and dose frequency selection.
  • Provide a wide variety of technical support too Non-clinical Toxicology and DMPK departments for all assigned studies and procedures.
  • Applied for and was granted 6 month secondment opportunity in DMPK Group - increasing and broadening personal skill set.
  • Initiated, developed and finalized MGAH22 PK/ ADA assays to support its IND and clinical trial phase I.
  • Mastered and taught all surgical, dosing, and experimental techniques used in the DM&PK section.
  • Planned, initiated, monitored, audited, and summarized study results for various toxicology and DMPK studies.
  • Performed surgery and PK studies to enable the selection of drug candidates to the support of drug development.
  • Served as Principal Investigator to conduct PK and TK non-clinical / clinical studies of several drug candidates.
  • Develop and qualify ADA and PK/TK assays for non-clinical and clinical studies utilizing MSD and ELISA platforms.
  • Coordinate research requests from DMPK department to schedule PK/PD studies for small molecule and antibody projects.
  • Worked closely with Biological Chemistry, DMPK, HTS and contract companies, managing project progress.
  • Dose approximately ten compounds per week in order to fulfill the weekly PK Screening Submissions List.
  • Prepared and administered radioactive and non-radioactive compounds to perform PK studies and/or mass balance studies.
  • Conducted PD/PK project for drug development and comparative studies with products currently on the market.
  • Collaborated with the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory on many aspects of the project.

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39. Drug Discovery

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Here's how Drug Discovery is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Performed as an Associate Scientist for a pharmaceutical company specializing in antimicrobial drug discovery and development.
  • Developed cell-based selectivity assays to identify off-target inhibition by small molecule inhibitors in drug discovery programs.
  • Assist in the execution of contract/project related experimental work programs for new drug discovery and development.
  • Designed and conducted experiments in support of immunology inflammation drug discovery & development program.
  • Developed and executed multiple target screening assays for lead structure drug discovery projects.
  • Lead development coordinator of transgenic lines for targeted drug discovery.
  • Supported the scale-up of drug development candidates for a variety of purposes required by drug discovery project teams.
  • Performed solid phase extractions on animal muscles and livers for HPLC analysis for drug discovery studies.
  • Develop and validate novel biochemical assays and high throughput screens for drug discovery programs.
  • Gained working knowledge and understanding of the drug discovery and development process.
  • Drug discovery- ADMET studies: pharmacological profiling of new chemical entities.
  • Managed team that provided primary cortical neurons to drug discovery team.
  • Have worked on patented drug discovery programs.
  • Designed experimental approaches and synthetic routes to prepare pharmaceutically active compounds to support drug discovery efforts in the CNS Therapeutic Area.
  • Participated and wrote findings on in vivo experiments, supported target validation and drug discovery programs in Oncology and Immunology.
  • Experience Scientist in plate-based pharmacology, cell biology, biochemistry and enzymology in a drug discovery setting.
  • Execute cellular- and molecular-based experiments for preclinical drug discovery and validation of drug targets.
  • Lead biologist in drug discovery program for identification of phosphatase inhibitors.
  • Utilized microarray technology to support drug discovery and development.
  • Project Highlights in Drug Discovery Made important contribution to the mGluR2 Project which resulted in a potential drug candidate compound.

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40. Facs

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Here's how Facs is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Developed humanized mouse model utilizing various sources of human stem cells and phenotype human lineage development by FACS analysis.
  • Tested serum for antigen specific binding by conducting FACS competition assays with relevant and non-relevant proteins.
  • Developed HTS FACS based binding, competition experiments, serum stability/availability assays.
  • Provided target validation support for the group through TaqMan assays and FACS analysis as well as did laboratory inventory and ordering.
  • Executed FACS analysis for determining Cell differentiation population from the cancerous cells treated with the Drugs.
  • Screen with antigen by FACS.
  • Screened clones by FACS and ELISA.
  • Characterized the binding, specificity, and potency of antibody-based therapeutics to treat B-cell related leukemias and lymphomas using FACS analyses.
  • Developed and optimized cell-based binding/ligand competition FACS assay to asses binding kinetics of lead antibody candidate.
  • Created an intra-laboratory indexing and classification system for all FACS-related antibodies.
  • Established multicolored FACS panels to assess cell viability throughout culture protocol (for both T cells and DCs).
  • Utilized BD FACSAria cell sorting technology to perform a wide variety of sorting applications.
  • Trained on FACS Calibur Operator training course to support cell characterization.
  • Spearheaded the FACS analysis of cytokines.
  • Performed fluorescent tagged lectin staining using FACS and Maxquant analysis.
  • Perform retroviral and lentiviral transduction on human and murine T cells and characterize transduced T cells by FACS.

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41. Ftir

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Here's how Ftir is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Specialized defect analysis training utilizing FTIR-Microscopy.
  • Developed FTIR method for identification of DPI device components.
  • Support analyst for ICP OES, Potting and Cross Sectioning, Micro-hardness testing, FTIR, and Capillary Electrophoresis.
  • Analyzed samples with FTIR and UV-Vis.
  • Identify and report results of foreign material in beverages from consumer complaints or manufacturing using FTIR technology.
  • Utilized TMA, DSC, and/or FTIR methods to aid in determining the optimal processing conditions of precursor fiber.

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42. Data Collection

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Here's how Data Collection is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Performed all aspects of mammalian toxicology studies including test article administration, data collection and study book maintenance.
  • Key operator for the Clinical Pathology data collection and reporting system.
  • Prepared reagents and assisted in data collection and interpretation of results.
  • Prepared and maintained study books and other various forms needed for data collections, which were viewed by others.
  • Research oriented field position focused on data collection and analysis; prepared charts, graphs, and tables.
  • Obtained 30% gain in translation quality (BLEU score) using novel, low-cost data collection methods.
  • Standardized data collection forms for consistent use across departments, which led to a decrease in deviation incidents.
  • Utilized HHP scanners, digital balances, and imaging data capturing devices for data collection.
  • Record and upload data on LIMS database for data collection and maintenance of study records.
  • Maintained accurate, detailed records of work performed using LIMS or other data collection.
  • Administered data collection and coding of injury data for the 1985 Injury Coding Study.
  • Conducted research data collection and analysis, surveys and reports.
  • Developed and implementated laboratory management efficiency systems such as experiment documentation and data collection templates.
  • Created guidelines for cryobank structure (propagation method, quantities, data collection, etc.).
  • Experimented with Fusarium species including sterile techniques, culturing, plant inoculations, and data collection.
  • Coordinated field data collection, data entry and management for large dataset.
  • Utilized Xybion In-Life data collection program and PLACES Organ Weight systems.
  • Managed generation of genotype data, trained and supervised staff in laboratory methodologies / field data collection techniques.

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43. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Led the technical support efforts at this foreign affiliate during the manufacturing process validation phase and closure of ongoing laboratory investigations.
  • Led efforts to provide technical support to shipping and supply chain groups during out-of-specification temperature excursions during shipping.
  • Provided scientific consultation and technical support to business development, marketing.
  • Prepare technical supporting data and attend meetings as investigator representative.
  • Provided technical support for the research and development team to achieve the company's short and long term goals and objectives.
  • Provided hand on training and technical support to technicians in the laboratory as needed.
  • Offered technical support to customers after product launch through on-site training and conference calls.
  • Provided technical supports to the biochemical development of assays for the Chemistry Department.
  • Communicate regularly with clients to provide technical support and status updates.
  • Provided technical support for the transfer of potential clinical assays.
  • Provided training and technical support to senior scientists when necessary.
  • Provided technical support and assisted with quotes and purchases.
  • Provide technical support to contract laboratories as needed.
  • Provided on-site technical support to clients' projects (area of NY, PA, OH, MI).
  • Provided technical support for antibiotics fermentation and high titer bacteria strain selection.
  • Provide technical support in in-vitro assays for Mechanistic Safety group.
  • Provided consistent media preparation and technical support for all R&D projects under development at Biogen IDEC.
  • Provided technical support for R&D group to ensure manufacturability and process control for new products.
  • Provided technical support to Dietary Supplement and Health customers with guidancefrom the Director and Tech.
  • Received Manager's Award for technical support for successful PRISM HBcore U.S.

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44. GEL Electrophoresis

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Here's how GEL Electrophoresis is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Analyzed photoaffinity labeling results with subsequent 2-D gel analysis and purification of labeled proteins by preparative gel electrophoresis.
  • Perform analytical immunoassays, including gel electrophoresis and ELISAs, in support of manufacturing and small scale studies
  • Performed virus titers, plaque assays, immunoassays, gel electrophoresis, spectrophotometry and Western blots.
  • Experience in molecular biology lab which includes gel electrophoresis and expression cloning.
  • Purified genetic probes through Gel electrophoresis and extraction.
  • Purify His-tagged proteins and characterize them using gel electrophoresis.

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45. DOE

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Here's how DOE is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Identified critical process parameters and conducted experimental analyses using DOE.
  • Supported DOE experiment by providing results and participating in meetings.
  • Contributed to fermentation technology transfer, process development, DOE and pilot scale batch records and execution.
  • Support routine testing of DoE executions by Upstream and Downstream Development of Cell Culture and Fermentation processes.
  • Design and execute experimental plans (DOE) for NME formulations and process scale up.
  • Used statistical techniques such as DOE, ANOVA, regression, and measurement system analysis.
  • Secured recurring finding from DOE/BES as a Co-PI to conduct research on metal-rich materials.
  • Formulated dry powder using either KG5 or PX1 mixer as part of DOE.
  • Utilized Design of Experiments (DOE) software to investigate ideal assay condition.
  • Used DOE (Design of Experiment) as a tool for validation studies.
  • Participated in manufacturing formulation and stability DOE's to support Phase II testing.
  • Analyzed samples using optimized LC methods to support investigation and DOE studies.
  • Design and execute experiments utilizing design of experiments (DOE).
  • Developed process for high concentration UF/DF step using DOE software.
  • Apply DOE and QbD concepts in experiment design and execution.
  • Perform and/or participate in DOE studies to optimize processes.
  • Developed and evaluated lyophilization cycle by using DOE method.
  • Performed Design of Experiments (DOE) using statistical software (JMP) to determine material attributes and excipient compatibility.
  • Provided support to DoE executions by Upstream and Downstream process development departments (i.e.
  • Led process DoE surrounding bi-layer compression in collaboration with colleagues at GMS Zebulon.

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46. CHO

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Here's how CHO is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Led project team for development of a suspension-adapted, chemically-defined medium adapted CHO host for proprietary research and cell line development.
  • Develop online nutrition curriculum content for preschool educators.
  • Led several environmental health projects including EPA pesticide re-registration study and assessment of air quality in schools across the U.S.
  • Collaborated in anchor mediated PCR for targeted Next Gen Sequencing (NGS) and automated PacBio sequencing library preparations.
  • Developed process to adapt CHO-K cells to different types of serum-free medium in stationary culture and suspension.
  • Evaluated, choose, ordered and installed all automation, as well as, staffing the lab.
  • Performed mammalian CHO cell culturing in a clinical pilot plant for late stage clinical trials.
  • Developed stable AGTRL1 CHO cell for HTS by screening over 30 different AGTRL1 clones.
  • Evaluate automation protocols such as Hamilton, Echo and Envision for compound screening.
  • Honored with the 2003 Research Scholar Award from the American Cancer Society.
  • Trained internal technicians and 3rd party manufactures on the CHO-1 ELISA.
  • Performed lab duties involving CHO/HPRT and Mouse Lymphoma Assay.
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York University
  • Performed feed strategy optimization study using CHO cells.
  • Manage High School Intern Program.
  • Developed an assay using fluorescent dyes to evaluate changes in mitochondrial membrane potential for compound characterization.
  • Developed antibiotic test procedures for evaluation of new compounds to treat Chlamydia trachomatis.
  • Created novel extraction techniques for amplified detection of C.trachomatis/N.
  • Developed a cell colony-forming assay to examine the effects of quinolones on the survival of parental and drug-resistant CHO cell lines.
  • Read published materials and performed online and internal blast searches, like CHOgenome.org, to investigate and support research directions.

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47. IV

low Demand
Here's how IV is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Identified undocumented safety hazards/implemented corrective actions.
  • Communicated detailed experimental information internally with colleagues, externally through technical deliverable reports to clients, and presentations during vendor audits.
  • Perform data management tasks including recording results effectively in a laboratory notebook, batch record, or computer with minimal supervision.
  • Reviewed customers technical packages, defined development work, performed API characterization, formulation activities, and technical transfers.
  • Delivered 270,000 compound libraries and 450 discrete analogs that summarized and centralized new chemical developments for company usage.
  • Conducted numerous rat liver slice assays to rank order novel compounds based on metabolic stability and/or inherent toxicity.
  • Augmented success of long-term business strategies through proactive acquisition, deployment, and optimization of state-of-the-art technologies.
  • Completed six-sigma yellow belt training and participated in collaboration for 5S activities in the lab including certification.
  • Assisted in method development and validation under research and development before assays were given to production analysts.
  • Worked both individually and with a team to plan and execute experiments using several laboratory techniques.
  • Authored and collaborated with project teams in the development of Corporate and Divisional quality procedures.
  • Screened and developed each reaction conditions individually, implementing a variety of different enzymes.
  • Performed data verification, laboratory equipment calibration and performance testing and other compliance activities.
  • Implemented the use of electronic laboratory notebooks into the department as a collaborative effort.
  • Spearheaded internships assembling projects and providing daily instruction giving functional lab skills for students.
  • Analyzed data related to experimentation, maintained laboratory safety and implemented safety initiatives.
  • Developed experimental procedures to test effectiveness of Titanium antibacterial coatings on urinary catheter.
  • Delivered high quality reagents to support a high throughput human genome sequencing operation.
  • Liaised cross-functionally to coordinate research projects and ensure timely delivery of results.
  • Communicated with internal and external collaborators on new initiatives and project progress.

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48. ISO

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Here's how ISO is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Interrogated metabolic pathway flux using stable-isotope-labeled substrates.
  • Characterized a novel blood simulation device designed to evaluate clotting and coagulation profiles of individuals primarily with hereditary blood disorders.
  • Served as the liaison between materials management and clinical manufacturing to determine customer needs and to communicate fulfillment information.
  • Served as safety liaison and department representative ensuring compliance with safety regulations, and updating department with regulation amendments.
  • Review and compilation of results and data comparison against SOP acceptance criteria, methodology, protocol and product specifications.
  • Performed growth, isolation and identification of microorganisms by gram stain, general microscopy and DNA sequencer analysis.
  • Communicate with Department Supervisor, Staff Veterinarian and Study Directors regarding progress of in life study animals.
  • Collaborate with supervisors and peers to design qualification experiments for possible new procedures and then perform qualification.
  • Participated in a sustainability pharmaceutical engineering study using various extraction techniques for small particle isolation and count.
  • Worked closely with General Supervisor to design and perform experiments focusing on process improvement and optimization.
  • Integrated PCR amplification from clinical isolates to improve limit of detection of clinical assays.
  • Reduced assay time by improving extraction techniques to isolate visible particulates in commercial product.
  • Acted as a liaison with potential customers to determine feasibility of potential partnerships.
  • Produced Tissue Facto molecule clone and successfully isolated a high producing mammalian clone.
  • Executed laboratory work plan/schedule developed with input from supervisor or senior team member.
  • Designed and executed lab experiments with minimum input from scientific staff and supervisor.
  • Participated as auditor of supply vendors and at manufacturing sites for ISO/environmental compliance.
  • Company liaison for UT Austin professors and associates and effectively negotiated equipment contracts.
  • Developed and implemented procedures for isolation of microorganisms from various environmental samples.
  • Submitted test results and offered suggestions on process/product improvements to department supervisor.

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49. Uplc

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Here's how Uplc is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Developed Quantitative Reversed Phase UPLC methods for protein antigen stability studies.
  • Experienced with Waters software to conduct UPLC of sample sets.
  • Analyze samples in UPLC as well as processing, performing basic statistical calculations, and interpreting analytical data with Empower software.
  • Execute Method Development for existing Analytical Method such as using UPLC.
  • Characterized post-translational glycosylation, conjugation, and modification of IgG monoclonal antibodies and proteins by UPLC and MS.
  • Performed maintenance and troubleshooting for Bruker and JEOL NMR instruments and Waters UPLC and mass spectrometry instruments.

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50. IR

low Demand
Here's how IR is used in Associate Scientist jobs:
  • Maintained and monitored process records, update daily control devices operation performance databases and the emission calculations to ensure air compliance.
  • Directed Oscar Mayer internal plans on how to execute their environmental monitoring programs as well as other microbiological monitoring programs.
  • Supported media preparation, sterilization, growth promotion testing and environmental monitoring, Performed antimicrobial effectiveness testing of developmental compounds.
  • Served as a Project Director, ensuring accurate and timely completion of high-revenue projects according to monthly business forecasts.
  • Experience in environmental monitoring, microbiological testing, plate reading, and analyzed and compared laboratory results.
  • Test and analyze samples to determine their content and characteristics, using laboratory apparatus or testing equipment.
  • Conducted and participated in Jazz/JAD sessions to develop validation requirements to submit to regulatory compliance agencies.
  • Designed critical laboratory equipment that increased efficiency of animal studies that met IACUC requirements.
  • Determined rate of environmental degradation of radioactive waste containers to establish their safe storage.
  • Prepared protocols (business requirements) for laboratory investigations, qualification, and manufacturing.
  • Established, managed and maintained a new laboratory while simultaneously conducting required experiments.
  • Coordinated efforts with project partners in a self-directed environment to manage deadline constraints.
  • Perform a wide variety of assays required for product characterization and material safety.
  • Reviewed and revised records and standard operating procedures for auditing and compliance requirements.
  • Performed environmental assessments, exposure surveys and governmental file reviews across the Southeast.
  • Performed wide variety of assays required to characterize product or material safety.
  • Coordinated closely with other scientist in pharmacology department when team work required.
  • Performed validation and qualification of client provided methods for testing their products.
  • Designed/executed biological assays to identify chemical antiviral candidates against Dengue Fever.
  • Managed relationships with contract laboratories to direct and approve laboratory investigations.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Associate Scientist

Lab Equipment17.6%
Analytical Methods14.2%
Cell Culture9.1%
Validation Protocols7.1%
Stability Samples5.9%
Hplc5.8%
Protein4.5%
GLP4.3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Associate Scientist

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Lab Equipment
Lab Equipment
13.8%
13.8%
2
2
Analytical Methods
Analytical Methods
11.2%
11.2%
3
3
Cell Culture
Cell Culture
7.1%
7.1%
4
4
Validation Protocols
Validation Protocols
5.6%
5.6%
5
5
Stability Samples
Stability Samples
4.6%
4.6%
6
6
Hplc
Hplc
4.6%
4.6%
7
7
Protein
Protein
3.5%
3.5%
8
8
GLP
GLP
3.4%
3.4%
9
9
FDA
FDA
2.7%
2.7%
10
10
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Elisa
Elisa
2.5%
2.5%
12
12
GMP
GMP
2.3%
2.3%
13
13
DNA
DNA
2.2%
2.2%
14
14
Drug Products
Drug Products
2%
2%
15
15
Uv/Vis
Uv/Vis
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
1.8%
1.8%
17
17
Rt-Pcr
Rt-Pcr
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
Chromatography
Chromatography
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
R
R
1.7%
1.7%
20
20
Lims
Lims
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
QC
QC
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
GC
GC
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
New Product Development
New Product Development
1%
1%
24
24
Assay Development
Assay Development
1%
1%
25
25
High Throughput
High Throughput
1%
1%
26
26
Technical Reports
Technical Reports
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Batch Records
Batch Records
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
RNA
RNA
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Clinical Trials
Clinical Trials
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Karl Fischer
Karl Fischer
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Sds-Page
Sds-Page
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Ms
Ms
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
API
API
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Sample Analysis
Sample Analysis
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
IND
IND
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Flow Cytometry
Flow Cytometry
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
QA
QA
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
PK
PK
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Drug Discovery
Drug Discovery
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Facs
Facs
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Ftir
Ftir
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Data Collection
Data Collection
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Technical Support
Technical Support
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
GEL Electrophoresis
GEL Electrophoresis
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
DOE
DOE
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
CHO
CHO
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
IV
IV
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
ISO
ISO
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Uplc
Uplc
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
IR
IR
0.4%
0.4%

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