Novartis Company

Industry: Pharmaceutical company

Description

Novartis International AG is a Swiss multinational pharmaceutical company based in Basel, Switzerland. It is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies by both market capitalization and sales. CEO: Vasant Narasimhan (Feb 1, 2018–)Headquarters: Basel, SwitzerlandCustomer service: 810 41 61 324 11 11Revenue: 50.14 billion USD (2017)Subsidiaries: Sandoz, Alcon, Endocyte, Hexal AG, AveXis, Inc., Did you know: Novartis is the third-largest Swiss company by revenue (42 455 million Swiss franc). wikipedia.org

Site: http://www.novartis.com/

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Employee
Years
Job
Industry
Bryant GrossBryant Gross Sacramento, California Area
Novartis Years June 2010 - October 2014
Job Production Process Development/Fermentation SME
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Grifols   June 2015 - Present
Designerx Pharmaceuticals Inc   November 2014 - June 2015
Novartis   June 2010 - October 2014
Genentech   February 2010 - June 2010
Genentech   August 2009 - April 2010
University of California, Davis   January 2007 - June 2009

Skills
Microbiology, Fermentation, Sop, GMP, Biotechnology, Quality Control, Manufacturing, Deviation Management, Continuous Improvement, Root Cause Analysis, CAPA, Process Improvement, Microsoft Office, Writing, Biopharmaceuticals, FDA, Pharmaceutical Industry, SOP, Validation

Education
University of California, Davis   2005 — 2009
Bachelor's Degree, Major: Biotechnology (Microbiology/Fermentation), Minor: Comparative Literature

Chris MahaffeyChris Mahaffey Tustin, California
Novartis Years April 2014 - September 2014
Job Microbiologist at Gilead, San Dimas
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Gilead Sciences   January 2015 - Present
Novartis   April 2014 - September 2014
Novartis   October 2010 - April 2014

Skills
Microbiology, Environmental Monitoring, GMP, LIMS, Quality Control, Validation, Assay Development, Biopharmaceuticals, SOP, Aseptic Processing, Biotechnology, Technology Transfer

Education
UC Davis   2004 — 2008
B.S., Microbiology

Caleb WongCaleb Wong San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years February 2002 - September 2007
Job Manager, Aseptic Processing at Bayer HealthCare
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Bayer HealthCare   July 2014 - Present
Bayer HealthCare   May 2010 - November 2013
Bayer HealthCare   April 2008 - May 2010
Bayer HealthCare   September 2007 - April 2008
Novartis   February 2002 - September 2007
Chiron Corporation   February 1997 - February 2002

Skills
GMP, Biopharmaceuticals, Validation, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Change Control, Biotechnology, Purification, 21 CFR Part 11, Sop, CAPA, Pharmaceutical Industry, Project Management, Process Improvement, Regulatory Affairs, Aseptic Processing, Cleaning Validation, FDA, Quality System, LIMS, GLP, Protein Purification, Cross-functional..., Cross-functional Team..., Column Chromatography, Ultrafiltration, Compliance, Lean Manufacturing, Document Review, Operations Management, Change Management, Protocol Review, Team Leadership, SAP R/3, Discrepancy Resolution, Kepner-Tregoe, SOP

Education
University of California, Berkeley   1993 — 1995
Bachelor of Arts, Molecular and Cellular Biology: Cell Development Biology

Blisseth SyBlisseth Sy San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years 2005 - 2008
Job Life Sciences Professional Seeking New Opportunities
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Bayer (Process Development)   2015 - Present
Genentech   2012 - 2014
Bio-Rad   2011 - 2011
Prince William Sound Science Center   June 2010 - August 2010
Whiskeytown Environmental School   February 2010 - May 2010
Huinay Scientific Field Station   August 2009 - October 2009
Biotech Partners   2009 - 2009
GE Healthcare   2008 - 2009
East Bay Chapter of Association for Women in Science   2008 - 2009
Novartis   2005 - 2008

Skills
Public Outreach, Community Outreach, Volunteer Recruiting, Event Planning, Customer Service, Social Media Marketing, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Lifesciences, PCR, Western Blotting, Protein Chemistry, Science, Protein Purification, Assay Development, Project Management, Life Sciences, Data Analysis, Research, Leadership

Education
University of California, Berkeley
Bachelor's degree, Molecular and Cell Biology, Emphasis: Biochemistry

University of California, Davis
MS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Faiz IqbalFaiz Iqbal San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years July 2015 - Present
Job Research Associate II at Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Industry Chemicals
Experience
Novartis   July 2015 - Present
Onyx Pharmaceuticals   September 2014 - July 2015
Chemical Plant Design Project   March 2014 - June 2014
UC Davis   September 2013 - December 2013
Taylors College   June 2010 - September 2010

Skills
In Process Control Assay, HPLC, Karl Fischer Titration, Computer: MATLAB, Aspen..., Chemistry: titrations,..., Machining: woodwork,..., AutoCAD, Laboratory: synthesis..., Languages: English,..., Chemical Synthesis, Chemical Engineering, Aspen Plus, Manufacturing, Materials Science, Mechanical Skills, AspenPlus, Evaluating parameters, Organic Chemistry, Colloids and Adhesion, Engineering, System Testing, Statistical Data..., Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, Distillation, Fluid Mechanics, Machining, Chemistry, Materials, Fluid Dynamics, Polymer Science, Process Simulation, Experimentation, P&ID, Microsoft Office, R&D, Analysis, Research, Laboratory, Matlab, GMP, Biotechnology, Analytical Chemistry

Education
University of California, Davis   2008 — 2014
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Chemical Engineering

Kolej Universiti Taylor's   2006 — 2008
Cambridge Advanced Levels (CAL), Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry

Phi Long PhamPhi Long Pham San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years December 2013 - July 2014
Job Field Service Engineer @ Waters
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Waters   July 2014 - Present
Novartis   December 2013 - July 2014
Aurora Algae, Inc   August 2012 - December 2013
On Demand Therapeutics   March 2011 - August 2012
Corium International   2011 - 2011
DURECT Corporation   July 2002 - March 2009
DURECT Corporation   July 2002 - March 2009
Orquest Inc   March 2002 - July 2002
Becton Dickinson Biosciences   August 1999 - January 2002
BD   March 2000 - 2002

Skills
GMP, SDS-PAGE, Information Extraction, FDA, Biotechnology, GLP, HPLC, Chromatography, Medical Devices, Validation, V&V, Drug Delivery, Assay Development, CAPA, ELISA, Protein Chemistry, Purification, R&D, UV/Vis, Sop, SOP

Education
University of California, Davis   1993 — 1998
BS, Genetics

Julie McKnight, Protein Analytics ScientistJulie McKnight, Protein Analytics Scientist San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years October 2012 - September 2014
Job QC Chemistry Senior Specialist SME at Bayer HealthCare
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Bayer HealthCare   June 2015 - Present
Novartis   October 2012 - September 2014
Novartis   May 2009 - September 2012
Chiron Corporation   February 1998 - April 2009
Chiron Corporation   November 1995 - February 1998
Chiron Corporation   December 1993 - November 1995
Institute of Toxicology and Environmental Health at UC Davis   April 1992 - December 1992
Department of Zoology, UC Davis   September 1991 - December 1991

Skills
Technical Writing, Method Development, Technology Transfer, Document Review, Quality Control, HPLC, Validation, FDA audit experience, People Management, References and Controls..., Analytical Chemistry, GLP, SDS-PAGE: Quantitative..., CAPA, Change Control, TrackWise, GMP, Inventory Management, UV/Vis, ELISA, 5S methodology, SOP, Western Blotting, MS&T, Capillary..., Restriction Mapping, cIEF, Circular Dichroism, Fluorescence..., Lowry, BCA Protein Assay, AQWA, Agarose Gel..., SEC-MALS, AF4 coupled with MALS, Microsoft Office, Light Scattering, Empower, Turbochrom, ImageQuant, Peptide Map, Chemstation, Densitometry/Imaging, ATLAS, TEDI, FDA, ESOPS, SAP, Biotechnology, Laboratory

Education
University of California, Davis   1988 — 1992
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biological Sciences

University of California, Davis   1988 — 1992
Minor, Philosophy

Holy Names High School   1984 — 1988
High School Diploma

St Jeromes Elementary

David Aghighi. دادبهDavid Aghighi. دادبه San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years April 2012 - Present
Job API  Planner ReliabilityMaintenance Engineering at Product Supply Biotech
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Bayer HealthCare   April 2015 - Present
Novartis   April 2012 - Present
NOVARTIS Pharmaceuticals Corporation-Vacaville, CA   November 2010 - March 2012
BAXTER Healthcare- BioScience Division   May 2007 - May 2010
Genentech   March 2004 - May 2007
Waiters On Wheels Inc   April 1990 - December 2006
ANDRITZ- Biolafitte-Setric   June 1985 - January 1990
GENENTECH, INC.   February 1982 - August 1985

Skills
GMP, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Industry, Biopharmaceuticals, Sop, CAPA, FDA, Validation, Technology Transfer, Change Control, Lifesciences, V&V, Medical Devices, Contract Manufacturing, Clinical Development, Cross-functional Team..., Quality System, 21 CFR Part 11, Manufacturing

Education
University of California, Berkeley   1983 — 1985
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marketing

University of California, Davis   1977 — 1982
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Food Science & Biochemistry

College Saint Louis, Tehran, Iran
Elementary, French Language and Literature

Navi SinghNavi Singh San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years June 2008 - August 2008
Job Administrative Assistant: Web Engine at One Medical Group
Industry Hospital & Health Care
Experience
One Medical Group   March 2015 - Present
UC Davis   June 2013 - July 2014
Bhagat Puran Singh Health Initiative   August 2011 - June 2014
Diabetes Advocacy & Awareness Group   April 2012 - June 2013
UC Davis Medical Center   September 2012 - December 2012
UC Davis Medical Center   April 2012 - June 2012
Global Brigades   April 2012 - June 2012
UC Davis Annual Fund Center   January 2012 - April 2012
Novartis   June 2008 - August 2008

Skills
Data Analysis, Customer Service, Sales, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Healthcare, Community Outreach, Salesforce.com, PCR, Telecommunications, Clinical Trials, R, Science, R&D, Clinical Research, Neurobiology, ImageJ, Time Management, Data Entry, Social Networking, Administrative..., Patient Advocacy, Health Insurance, Public Speaking, Medical Records, Research

Education
University of California, Davis   2010 — 2014
Bachelor of Science: Biological Sciences, Emphasis: Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior

Emery High School   2006 — 2010
High School Diploma, Honors Diploma

Karen Gifford, RN, BSNKaren Gifford, RN, BSN Sacramento, California Area
Novartis Years September 2014 - Present
Job Dermatology Field Nurse Educator at Novartis
Industry Hospital & Health Care
Experience
Novartis   September 2014 - Present
Publicis Touchpoint Solutions, Inc.   July 2012 - September 2014
APS Healthcare   November 2010 - June 2012
The Family Center at Kennedy Krieger Institute   October 2007 - August 2010
Sullivan Day Hospital at Sheppard Pratt   May 2006 - September 2007
Eli Lilly and Company   December 2004 - September 2007
Johns Hopkins Medicine, Creative Alternatives/Community Psychiatry   April 2004 - April 2006
Johns Hopkins Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases   April 2003 - April 2004
Johns Hopkins Medicine, Department of Psychiatry   August 2002 - April 2003
Loaves & Fishes, Maryhouse Day Shelter   November 2000 - May 2001

Skills
Nursing, Mental Health Care, Chronic Care Management, Team Leadership, Training, Team Building, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Microsoft Outlook, WebEx, Public Speaking, Patient Education, Professional..., Clinical Supervision, Close Attention to..., Writing, Project Management, Data Analysis, Mental Health, Psychiatry, Clinical Research, Healthcare, Healthcare Management, Hospitals, Managed Care, Medicine, Neurology, Outlook, Program Management

Education
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing   2001 — 2002
BSN, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, 3.98 / 4.0

University of California, Davis   1989 — 1995
Bachelor's degree, Biological Sciences, 3.83 / 4.0

Denise McDadeDenise McDade Greater Los Angeles Area
Novartis Years January 2003 - June 2005
Job Vice President Quality
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Capricor   January 2014 - Present
Teva Pharmaceuticals   June 2011 - March 2013
Amylin Pharmaceuticals   June 2009 - June 2011
Amgen   June 2005 - June 2008
Novartis   January 2003 - June 2005
Genentech   1997 - 2002

Skills
CAPA, FDA, GMP, Validation, Change Control, Technology Transfer, GxP, 21 CFR Part 11, Medical Devices, Quality System, Sop, V&V, Computer System..., Biopharmaceuticals, Trackwise, Cleaning Validation, GLP, LIMS, SOP, TrackWise

Education
University of California, Berkeley

Katharine WilliamsKatharine Williams Santa Rosa, California
Novartis Years March 2014 - September 2014
Job Quality Engineer 1, Trivascular
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
TriVascular, Inc   October 2014 - Present
Novartis   March 2014 - September 2014
UC Davis Neurology Laboratory   July 2012 - June 2013
Genentech   June 2011 - July 2012

Skills
PCR, DNA purification, AChE staining, Agarose Gel..., Matlab, Pymol, Tissue sectioning, Mouse Handling, Stem cell injections, GMP, Technical Writing, Team Management, Time Management, DNA, Biotechnology, Gel Electrophoresis, Laboratory

Education
UC Davis   2009 — 2013
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biomedical Engineering

Edgardo MolinaEdgardo Molina San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years November 2011 - June 2012
Job Senior Lead Bioprocess Technician at Genentech
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Genentech   October 2013 - Present
Genentech   June 2012 - Present
Novartis   November 2011 - June 2012
BioMarin   September 2011 - November 2011
Genentech   August 2009 - August 2011

Skills
Biotechnology, Cell Culture, Bioprocess, GMP, Biopharmaceuticals, Manufacturing, Sampling, SAP, LIMS

Education
University of California, Davis   2004 — 2008
Bachelor of Science (BS), Biomedical/Medical Engineering

Heidi HynesHeidi Hynes Seattle, Washington
Novartis Years 1993 - 1999
Job Marketing Director at GeneForge Limited
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
GeneForge Limited   November 2009 - Present
Chiron Corporation   2005 - 2006
Chiron   2002 - 2006
Alza   1999 - 2001
Novartis   1993 - 1999

Skills
Product Development, Biotechnology, Oncology, Marketing, Sales Operations, Lead Generation, Urology, Marketing Strategy

Education
University of Colorado Boulder - Leeds School of Business   1990 — 1992
MBA, Business

University of California, Berkeley   1987 — 1990
BA, Politics

Robert GillesRobert Gilles San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years 2013 - 2014
Job Qumatrix GDF11.com
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Qumatrix   June 2010 - Present
Novartis   2013 - 2014
UC Davis   2011 - 2012
Novartis/St Joseph's Health Care   February 2006 - May 2007
Novartis   1999 - 2007
UC Davis Medical Center   April 2003 - 2005

Skills
Microsoft Excel, Editing, Video, Social Media, Digital Media, Social Networking, Social Media Marketing, Marketing, Public Relations, Management, Photoshop, Marketing Strategy, Blogging, Photography, Online Marketing, Event Management, Event Planning, Creative Writing, Entrepreneurship, Research

Education
University of California, Davis   1980 — 1984
Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.), Biosciences

Novato High
Football, Diving, Track, Wrestling, Boxing, Tennis, Swim, Drama Club, Student Council, All State Band, 4.0

Gerald AgustinGerald Agustin Sacramento, California Area
Novartis Years March 2006 - August 2011
Job Blossom Ridge Home Health & Hospice
Industry Hospital & Health Care
Experience
Blossom Ridge Home Health and Hospice   August 2011 - Present
US Army   January 1996 - Present
Novartis   March 2006 - August 2011
Target   February 2005 - March 2006

Skills
Sales, Account Management, Customer Service, Sales Management, New Business Development, Marketing, Direct Sales, Strategic Planning, Microsoft Office, Negotiation, Marketing Strategy, Team Building, Cross-functional Team..., Pharmaceutical Sales, Training, Leadership, Managed Care, Sales Operations

Education
University of California, Davis
Bachelor's degree, Business/Managerial Economics

Chriscelle PalaganasChriscelle Palaganas San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years November 2007 - June 2012
Job Program Manager at Pearson North America
Industry Publishing
Experience
Pearson North America   October 2013 - Present
SolarCity   June 2012 - July 2013
Novartis   November 2007 - June 2012
Novartis   May 2005 - November 2007
Novartis   November 2003 - May 2005
Pearson North America   July 2001 - November 2003
Pearson North America   March 1999 - July 2001
trips magazine   1999 - 2000

Skills
Pharmaceutical Sales, Innovative thinker and..., Superior track record..., Leadership roles in..., Fluent in Filipino,..., Sales, Cross-functional Team..., Leadership, Team Building, Pharmaceutical Industry, Account Management, Selling Skills, Sales Presentations, Product Launch, Sales Operations, Management, Biotechnology

Education
UC Berkeley   1994 — 1998
Bachelor of Science (BS), Chemistry, English

Kelby LauKelby Lau South San Francisco, California
Novartis Years October 2012 - Present
Job Sr Development Engineer at Novartis
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Novartis   October 2012 - Present
Genentech   December 2010 - December 2012
Genentech   November 2003 - November 2010

Education
University of California, Davis   1998 — 2001
BS, chemical engineering

Joseph CulleyJoseph Culley San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years August 2009 - August 2012
Job Communications Professional
Industry Consumer Services
Experience
Interested in New Professional Opportunity   September 2012 - Present
Freelance Communications & Operations Manager   September 2012 - Present
The Home Depot   2015 - 2015
The Home Depot   2015 - 2015
Novartis   August 2009 - August 2012
Longs Drugs, Inc.   April 2006 - July 2009
Sega   July 2000 - September 2001
Levi Strauss & Co.   February 1985 - April 2000
Levi Strauss & Co.   1985 - 2000
Dockers Europe   1995 - 1997

Skills
Project Management, Process Improvement, Business Strategy, Workshop Facilitation, Cross-functional Team..., Strategic Planning, Team Building, Marketing, Team Leadership, Marketing Communications, Leadership, Change Management, Training, Leadership Development, Organizational..., Human Resources, Management Consulting, Product Management, Internal Communications, Strategy, Integration, Editing, Consulting, Time Management, Management

Education
University of California, Davis   1982 — 1984
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), International Relations and Affairs, Regents Scholar

University of California, Davis   1982 — 1984
International Relations, Asian Studies/Civilization

Robert HagemanRobert Hageman San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years July 2014 - August 2015
Job Principal at RH Pharma Consulting
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
RH Pharma Consulting   August 2015 - Present
Novartis   July 2014 - August 2015
Novartis   July 2010 - June 2014
Scios   October 2006 - December 2007
Scios   October 2003 - December 2007
Chiron   2001 - 2003
Chiron Corporation   1998 - 2001
Panvera   1997 - 1998
BioNebraska   1997 - 1998
Synergen   September 1983 - August 1994

Skills
Analytical Chemistry, Quality Control, Validation, Pharmaceutical Industry, Technology Transfer, Change Control, GMP, Biotechnology, Biopharmaceuticals, FDA, Quality Operations, Management, CAPA, Formulation, SOP, Regulatory Affairs, Purification, Quality Assurance, Life Sciences

Education
University of Wisconsin-Madison   1974 — 1979
Ph.D., Biochemistry

University of California, Berkeley   1972 — 1974
B.S., Chemistry

Johnny LiuJohnny Liu San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years 2009 - Present
Job QA Operations Manager at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   2009 - Present
Novartis   2005 - 2009
Chiron Corporation   2002 - 2005
Chiron Corporation   2000 - 2002

Skills
cGMP manufacturing, Upstream Processing, Downstream Processing, Quality Management, Quality System..., Deviation Management, Batch Release, Document Management, Change Control, Cleaning Validation, New Product Validation, Risk Assessment, Risk Analysis, Site Inspections, Internal Audit, External Audit, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing..., Manufacturing Operations, Six Sigma, Operational Excellence, Lean Manufacturing, Training, Kaizen, Root Cause Analysis, Protein Purification, Column Chromatography, Annual Reports, Trend Analysis, People Development, Leadership, SOP authoring, Batch Records, Technical Writing, Technology Transfer, Regulatory Requirements, KPI implementation, Supervisory Experience, Fermentation, SAP, Trackwise, Aseptic Processing, Team Leadership, TrackWise, SOP Authoring

Education
University of California, Berkeley
Bachelor's degree, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Jerald XuJerald Xu New York, New York
Novartis Years June 2011 - August 2011
Job Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs
Industry Financial Services
Experience
Goldman Sachs   July 2014 - Present
University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business   August 2013 - December 2013
Goldman Sachs   June 2013 - August 2013
Baidu, Inc.   July 2012 - August 2012
Lazard   May 2012 - July 2012
Morgan Joseph TriArtisan   August 2011 - December 2011
Novartis   June 2011 - August 2011

Skills
Strategy, Business Analysis, Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Development, Product Management, Economics, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, Research, Capital IQ, Financial Institutions, LBO, Hedge Funds, Due Diligence, Business Valuation, Venture Capital, M&A experience, Fixed Income, Leveraged Finance, Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Market Research, Emerging Markets, Portfolio Management, Competitive Analysis

Education
University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business   2010 — 2014
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Business Administration

Mission San Jose High School   2006 — 2010

Samir HasanSamir Hasan Wayne, New Jersey
Novartis Years 2012 - 2013
Job Biology Teacher at NYC Department of Education
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
NYC Department of Education   January 2014 - Present
United States Army Reserve   2011 - Present
Novartis   2012 - 2013
Quintiles   2007 - 2007
UCLA/UCR Progrom in Biomedical Sciences   2005 - 2006
University of Connecticut, Deparmtent of Molecular Biology   2003 - 2005
University of Connecticut, Department of Molecular Biology   June 2003 - September 2003
UC Davis Medical Center   2001 - 2002

Skills
Molecular Biology, Laboratory Skills, Resiliency, Academic Achievement, Military, Multi Tasking, Educational Leadership, Research, Biological Sciences, Adaptability, Social Intelligence, Pharmaceutical Industry, Biomedical Sciences, Physiology, Teaching, Biology

Education
United States Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) School   2011 — 2012
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Specialist Diploma, CBRN, Specialist

UCLA/UCR Program in Biomedical Sciences   2005 — 2006
Master's degree, Biomedical Sciences

University of Connecticut   2003 — 2005
Master's of Science (M.S.), Cellular (Molecular) Biology

University of California, Davis   1995 — 2001
Bachelor's of Science (B.S.), Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior

Lance StapletonLance Stapleton San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years May 2010 - May 2014
Job Scientific Associate in Oncology Research
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Compugen Inc.   July 2014 - Present
Novartis   May 2010 - May 2014
UCSF   August 2007 - April 2010
Davis Sequencing LLC   January 2004 - August 2005

Skills
Mammalian Cell Culture, Target Validation, Antibody Validation and..., Antibody Drug..., Flow Cytometry, Cell-based Functional..., 3D Cell Culture, ELISA, Protein Purification, Validation, Cell Culture, Molecular Cloning, qPCR, Confocal Microscopy, Immunofluorescence, MACS Cell Isolation, Immunoprecipitation, Cellular Assays, In vitro Kinase..., Viral Transduction, RNA and DNA isolation, Protein Expression, Signal Transduction, Transfection, GraphPad Prism, Spotfire, FlowJo, Assay Development, Cell Biology, In Vitro, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Western Blotting, Oncology

Education
University of San Francisco   2005 — 2007
Master of Science (MS), Biology/Biological Sciences, General, GPA 3.9

University of California, Davis   1999 — 2003
Bachelor of Science (BS), Genetics, GPA 3.4

Joshua DurrinJoshua Durrin San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years March 2009 - March 2012
Job Sr. Process Engineer at Bayer Technology Services
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
AJ Real Estate Partners   December 2014 - Present
Bayer Technology Services   December 2014 - Present
Grifols   January 2014 - December 2014
Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics   April 2013 - January 2014
Foster Wheeler Biokinetics, Inc.   April 2012 - April 2013
Durrin Realty, Inc.   September 2008 - September 2012
Novartis   March 2009 - March 2012
NEC Electronics   June 2007 - February 2009
Genentech   June 2005 - September 2006
UC Davis   December 2004 - June 2005

Skills
Project Management, Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, C++, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, HTML, Photoshop, Photolithography, FileMaker, Validation, Biotechnology, GMP, Mechanical Aptitude, Process Engineering, FDA, Process Simulation, Design of Experiments, Technology Transfer, R&D, Process Control, Process Optimization, Chemical Engineering, Automation, Pharmaceutical Industry, Manufacturing, Chromatography, Fermentation, CAPA, Biopharmaceuticals, Engineering, Change Control, SOP, Cross-functional Team...

Education
University of California, Davis   2004 — 2007
BS, Biochemical Engineering

Santa Rosa Junior College   1997 — 2000
AS, Biology / Engineering

Curtis LuiCurtis Lui San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years June 2010 - June 2015
Job Process Engineer 3 at Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc.
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc.   June 2015 - Present
Novartis   June 2010 - June 2015
Velomedix   2010 - 2010
Autonomic Technologies, Inc.   May 2008 - February 2009

Skills
Solidworks, R&D, Matlab, Product Development, Design Control, Medical Devices, FDA, Labview, Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, ISO 13485, Design of Experiments, Manufacturing, Testing

Education
University of California, Berkeley   2004 — 2008
BS, Mechanical Engineering

University of California, Berkeley - Extension   2013 — 2014
Project Management

Charles AppahCharles Appah San Mateo, California
Novartis Years January 2008 - August 2008
Job Capital Equipment Sales Nanotechnology and Materials Sciences
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Brookhaven Instruments   January 2015 - Present
Hanna Instruments   June 2014 - January 2015
Shanghai East International Medical Center   May 2013 - January 2014
Pfizer   June 2009 - February 2013
Genentech   November 2008 - June 2009
Novartis   January 2008 - August 2008
Novartis   November 2006 - December 2007

Skills
Sales, New Business Development, Capital Equipment, Protein Purification, Purification, Protein Expression, Cell, SDS-PAGE, Molecular Biology, Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Google Analytics, Market Analysis, Lifesciences, Biotechnology, HPLC, Public Relations, Biochemistry, Event Planning, SEO, Antibodies, Customer Service, Business Process..., Pharmaceutical Industry, Business Strategy, Standardization, ROI Management, Corporate Branding, Western Blotting, GLP, Corporate Social..., Contract Negotiation, Strategic Partnerships, Project Management, Advertising, Brand Awareness, Trade Shows, Quality Patient Care, Patient Outcomes, Qualifying Prospects, CRM, Laboratory

Education
University of California, Davis   2001 — 2006
Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, Science

Graduated Wyatt Technology Light Scattering University in June, 2012.

Raymond AguilarRaymond Aguilar Modesto, California
Novartis Years June 2001 - March 2012
Job Regional Oncogenomic Liaison at Genomic Health
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Genomic Health   February 2013 - Present
Good Health, Inc   January 2012 - February 2013
Novartis   June 2001 - March 2012
Novartis   March 1998 - June 2001

Skills
Territory, Prostate Cancer, Breast Cancer, Bone, Oncology, Cancer, Hematology, Pharmaceutical Sales, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Urology, Pain, Hospitals, Osteoporosis, Rheumatology, Multiple Myeloma, Renal Cell Carcinoma, Pharmaceutical Industry, Hospital Sales, Selling, Lifesciences, Buy & Bill, Healthcare, Clinical Trials, KOL development

Education
University of California, Davis   1973 — 1977
BA, Economics

Daphne WuDaphne Wu Los Angeles, California
Novartis Years August 2011 - 2013
Job Associate Director, Clinical Project Scientist at Johnson & Johnson
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Johnson & Johnson   July 2014 - Present
Novartis   August 2011 - 2013
Novartis   June 2008 - August 2011
UC Davis   2002 - 2007
Bayer   2001 - 2002

Skills
Biotechnology, Oncology, Clinical Development, Pharmaceutical Industry, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Trials, Cell Biology, Medical Affairs, ICH-GCP, Pharmacovigilance, Drug Development, Project Management, Medical Writing, Therapeutic Areas, GCP, CRO

Education
University of California, Davis   2002 — 2007
PhD

University of Southern California   1999 — 2001
MS, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Janet LyleJanet Lyle San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years September 2006 - Present
Job Area Scientific Director at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   September 2006 - Present
sanofi-aventis   March 2005 - October 2006
Aventis Pharmaceuticals   July 2000 - February 2005
Alta Bates Medical Center   August 1988 - June 2000

Skills
Clinical Trials, Oncology, Clinical Development, Pharmaceutical Industry, Medical Affairs, Clinical Research, Cardiology, Managed Care, Hematology, Therapeutic Areas, Pharmaceutical Sales, Biotechnology, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Infectious Diseases

Education
University of California, San Francisco   1981 — 1985
Pharm.D., Pharmacy

University of California, Davis   1978 — 1981
Pre-pharmacy

Andrew PhimisterAndrew Phimister San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years June 2008 - Present
Job Associate Director of Pharmaceutics at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   June 2008 - Present
Novartis   2012 - 2014
Novartis   2008 - 2011
Novartis   2006 - 2008
Chiron Corporation   2005 - 2006
Incyte Genomics   September 1999 - March 2001

Skills
Drug Delivery, Analytical Chemistry, Characterization, Drug Development, HPLC, Formulation, LC-MS, Biotechnology, Drug Discovery, Assay Development, Drug Metabolism, Peptides, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmaceutics, V&V, Clinical Development, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical Industry

Education
University of California, Davis   1999 — 2003
PhD, Pharmacology & Toxicology

University of California, Santa Barbara   1991 — 1996
BS, Chemistry and Genetic Engineering

Jonathan ChoyJonathan Choy San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years October 2009 - October 2009
Job Scientist II at Globavir Biosciences
Industry Research
Experience
Globavir Biosciences, Inc.   June 2015 - Present
Vibrant Sciences   April 2014 - April 2015
Vibrant Sciences   December 2013 - March 2014
Taunton Lab   May 2013 - December 2013
Small Molecule Discovery Center   April 2013 - April 2013
University of California, San Francisco   August 2007 - March 2013
Novartis   October 2009 - October 2009
Pfizer   May 2007 - August 2007
Plexxikon, Inc.   May 2006 - August 2006
Bio-Rad Laboraties, Inc.   June 2005 - August 2005

Skills
Biochemistry, Protein Chemistry, Cell Biology, Assay Development, Molecular Biology, Cell Culture, Protein Purification, Organic Synthesis, Medicinal Chemistry, Protein Kinases, Drug Development, ELISA, Protein Conjugation, Immunoassays, In vitro diagnostics..., In vitro diagnostic..., Scuba Diving, Scuba Diving Instruction, Science, Chemistry, Laboratory, Protein Expression, Biotechnology

Education
University of California, San Francisco   2007 — 2013
PhD, Chemistry & Chemical Biology

University of California, Berkeley   2003 — 2007
BA, Molecular and Cellular Biology - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Bruce GomesBruce Gomes Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years August 2011 - Present
Job Executive Director, Pharmacometrics
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   August 2011 - Present
Pfizer   May 2010 - October 2011
Pfizer   2006 - July 2011
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals   January 2008 - May 2010
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals   September 1988 - December 2005

Skills
Lifesciences, Biotechnology, Drug Discovery, Oncology, Pharmaceutical Industry, Pharmacology, Translational Medicine, Mathematical Modeling, Systems Biology, Genomics, Clinical Development, Neuroscience, Antibodies, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Clinical Trials, Protein Chemistry, Life Sciences

Education
University of California, Berkeley

Jason IshibashiJason Ishibashi San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years March 2006 - March 2012
Job Sales Territory Manager at Medtronic
Industry Medical Devices
Experience
Medtronic   July 2014 - Present
Boston Scientific   March 2012 - July 2014
Novartis   March 2006 - March 2012

Skills
Cardiology, Healthcare, Sales, Endocrinology, Medical Devices, Managed Care, Pharmaceutical Sales, Sales Effectiveness, Product Launch, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Rheumatology, Urology, Neurology, Hospital Sales, OB/GYN, Diabetes, Pharmaceutical Industry, Dermatology

Education
University of California, Davis   1997 — 2002

Northgate

Bang NguyenBang Nguyen San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years March 2014 - Present
Job Process Unit Process Expert at Novartis
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Novartis   March 2014 - Present
Novartis   September 2013 - March 2014
Perseid Therapeutics (via Aerotek Scientific)   March 2013 - May 2013
GMP and Clinical/Development manufacturing of Vaccines & Development Drugs   January 2008 - December 2012
MedImmune   June 2004 - January 2008
National Semiconductor   June 1998 - June 2003

Skills
Purification, Protein Purification, Column Chromatography, GMP, Manufacturing, Environmental Monitoring, Filtration, Bioreactor, Cell Culture, Cell Passaging, Technical Documentation, Document Drafting, CAPA, FDA GMP, Deviations, Clean Rooms, Vaccines, Project Management, Western Blotting, BCA Protein Assay, Agarose Gel..., Biotechnology, Sop, FDA, Chromatography, GLP, Cell, Validation, Protein Chemistry, Biopharmaceuticals, Aseptic Processing

Education
UCSC Silicon Valley Extension   2009 — 2011
Project and Program Management, Business Administration and Management, General

University of California, Davis   1993 — 1998
BS, BioChemistry

Michele RoyaltyMichele Royalty Mammoth Lakes, California
Novartis Years 2002 - 2007
Job Reimbursement Specialist at Merck
Industry Hospital & Health Care
Experience
Merck   October 2011 - August 2013
Mammoth Hospital   2008 - 2010
Novartis   2002 - 2007
Amgen   1987 - 2002
Johnson & Johnson   April 1986 - July 1988

Skills
Managed Care, Oncology, Public Speaking, Reimbursement, Clinical Research, Public Policy, Medicare, Medicaid, Private medical..., Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Industry, Market Access, Hematology, Health Economics, Neurology

Education
UCLA   1996 — 1998
MPH, Public Health

University of Michigan   1981 — 1985
MBA

USC   1976 — 1980
PharmD, Pharmacy

UC Berkeley   1972 — 1975
BA, Zoology

Isabel MolinaIsabel Molina San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years 2005 - 2007
Job Principal Technical Manager at Genentech
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Genentech   December 2011 - Present
Bayer HealthCare   2007 - January 2012
Novartis   2005 - 2007
Chiron   1989 - 2006

Skills
GMP, Biopharmaceuticals, Sop, CAPA, Change Control, Validation, Aseptic Processing, GxP, Quality Assurance, FDA, Analytical Chemistry, Trackwise, Pharmaceutical Industry, 21 CFR Part 11, GLP, Biotechnology, Cleaning Validation, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Management, LIMS, V&V, Technology Transfer, Computer System..., Vaccines, Regulatory Submissions, Quality System, Regulatory Requirements, Chromatography, Fermentation, ISO 13485, Microbiology, Formulation, HPLC, Lifesciences, Pharmaceutics, Quality Control, Life Sciences, SOP, TrackWise

Education
University of California, Berkeley   1982 — 1987
Bachelor of Arts, Biology

Paggy Wang, RN, MBAPaggy Wang, RN, MBA San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years 2008 - 2010
Job Case Manager at Stanford Health Care/Realtor at Keller Williams Realty
Industry Hospital & Health Care
Experience
Keller Williams Realty   February 2013 - Present
Stanford Health Care   October 2013 - Present
Stanford University Medical Center   April 2010 - October 2013
Novartis   2008 - 2010
Stanford University Medical Center   2007 - 2010
PDL BioPharma   2007 - 2007

Skills
Hospitals, Patient Safety, Healthcare, Process Improvement, Healthcare Management, Customer Service, Clinical Research, Healthcare Information..., Microsoft Office, Quality Management, EHR, Healthcare Consulting, Informatics, Managed Care, HIPAA, Performance Improvement, Quality Improvement

Education
University of California, Davis

Jennifer BaesemanJennifer Baeseman Sacramento, California
Novartis Years August 2001 - 2002
Job Regional Business Development at Comstock's Magazine
Industry Publishing
Experience
Comstock's Magazine   Account ManagerK&COctober 2010 - 2013
Infinity Real Estate Investments   August 2002 - October 2010
Novartis   August 2001 - 2002
Sanofi   March 1997 - January 2000

Skills
Marketing Strategy, Sales Management, New Business Development, Account Management, Product Development, Purchasing, Sales, Contract Negotiation, Strategy, Leadership, Customer Service

Education
University of California, Davis

University of California, Los Angeles

Maryam Shirmohamadali, Pharm.D.Maryam Shirmohamadali, Pharm.D. San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years April 2014 - March 2015
Job Clinical Trial Manager at Gilead Sciences
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Gilead Sciences   March 2015 - Present
Novartis   April 2014 - March 2015
Rutgers University   July 2013 - March 2015
Novartis   July 2013 - April 2014
Kaiser Permanente   December 2011 - June 2013
FDA   August 2012 - September 2012
CVS Caremark Corporation   June 2010 - February 2012
Touro University   August 2010 - May 2011
Roche   October 2007 - July 2009
Stanford University Medical Center   July 2005 - September 2007

Skills
PCR, Molecular Biology, Lifesciences, Cell Culture, Biotechnology, Western Blotting, Pharmacology, ELISA, Biochemistry, Clinical Trials, Infectious Diseases, DNA extraction, DNA sequencing, DNA, Aseptic Technique, Gel Electrophoresis, Clinical Research, Genetics, Microbiology, Cell Biology, LC-MS, Medication Therapy..., Pharmacists, Clinical Development, Pharmacy, Medicine, Managed Care, Medical Writing, Clinical Pharmacology, Oncology, Pharmacokinetics, Immunology, Life Sciences

Education
Touro University   2009 — 2013
PharmD, Doctor of pharmacy

University of California, Davis   2001 — 2005
B.S., Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior

Quoc Le-NguyenQuoc Le-Nguyen San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years 2005 - 2007
Job VP, Manufacturing Operations at Bayer HealthCare
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Bayer HealthCare   2007 - 2014
Novartis   2005 - 2007
Chiron Corporation   2003 - 2005
BioMarin   1999 - 2003
Bayer HealthCare   1990 - 1999

Education
University of California, Davis   1986 — 1990
Bachelor's degree, Biochemistry

Katherine NgoKatherine Ngo San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years October 2013 - Present
Job QC Associate Chemist at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   October 2013 - Present
Nanosys   March 2013 - August 2013
Accutest Laboratories   May 2012 - March 2013
Genentech   September 2011 - May 2012
UC Davis: California Animal Health & Food Safety Lab   March 2010 - May 2011

Skills
GC-MS, Schlenk line, Glove Box, Safety Auditing, UV/Vis, Karl Fischer, Particle Size Analysis, FTIR, Organic Chemistry, Sop, GMP, Lean Manufacturing, 6S, Data Analysis, SOP, Biotechnology, LIMS, Chemistry, Customer Service, PowerPoint, Quality Assurance

Education
UC Davis   2007 — 2011
Bachelors of Arts and Science, Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Psychology

Milpitas High School   2003 — 2007

Athena ChanAthena Chan Novato, California
Novartis Years August 2004 - May 2013
Job Sr. Business Analyst at BioMarin
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
BioMarin   May 2013 - Present
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.   May 2013 - December 2014
Novartis   August 2004 - May 2013
Dade Behring   October 2003 - August 2004

Skills
LIMS, Environmental Monitoring, Pharmaceutical..., Laboratory, HPLC, GMP, Cleaning Validation, Aseptic Technique, GLP, Microbiology, Aseptic Processing, Purification, Chromatography, Fermentation, Assay Development, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Industry, SOP, CAPA, Biopharmaceuticals, 21 CFR Part 11

Education
University of San Francisco   2009 — 2011
Master of Science (MS), Environmental Management

University of California, Davis   1999 — 2003
Bachelor of Science (BS), Microbiology, General

Bunna PevBunna Pev Sacramento, California
Novartis Years January 2010 - Present
Job QC Associate Scientist at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   January 2010 - Present
Johnson Johnson   September 2002 - April 2009

Skills
HPLC, Analytical Chemistry, GMP, Validation, Sop, Gas Chromatography, Wet Chemistry, FTIR, UV, Laboratory, USP, Spectroscopy, Quality Assurance, Software Documentation, Pharmaceutics, Raw Materials, Analytical Methods..., Testing, Data Analysis, Analysis, Quality System, Biotechnology, CAPA

Education
University of California, Davis   1988 — 1993
BS, Biochemistry

Daniel ChoiDaniel Choi San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years November 2010 - August 2011
Job Sr. Recruiter @ Fitbit
Industry Staffing and Recruiting
Experience
Aerotek   April 2015 - Present
Aerotek   April 2012 - Present
Cogent Communications   December 2011 - April 2012
Novartis   November 2010 - August 2011
Genentech   June 2009 - July 2010
Novartis   October 2008 - April 2009

Skills
Social Networking, Business Networking, CRM software, Siebel, Cold Calling, Closing Deals, Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Telecommunications, Medical Devices, Staffing Services, Pharmaceutical Industry, LIMS, Validation, Regulatory Affairs, Manufacturing, HPLC, Technical Recruiting, FDA, GMP, CRM, Quality Assurance, Lifesciences, Deal Closure, CAPA, V&V, Sop, Temporary Placement, Quality Control, Laboratory

Education
University of California, Davis   2004 — 2008
Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Antioch High School   2000 — 2004
High School Diploma

Brenda LeBrenda Le San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years June 2003 - September 2007
Job Senior Marketing Manager at Webgility, Inc
Industry Computer Software
Experience
Webgility   July 2010 - Present
The CMO CLUB   March 2009 - November 2010
Satmetrix Systems   August 2009 - January 2010
Orange County Business Incubation Network (OCBIN)   October 2008 - June 2009
Beckman Coulter   June 2008 - September 2008
Novartis   June 2003 - September 2007
Calypte Biomedical   2001 - 2003

Skills
Business Development, Project Management, Analytics, Event Planning, Marketing, Market Research, SEM, Email Marketing, Web Design, CRM, Lead Generation, Marketing Communications, E-commerce, SEO, Marketing Management, Advertising, Online Advertising, Management, Brand Management, Strategic Planning, Product Marketing, Social Media Marketing

Education
University of California, Irvine - The Paul Merage School of Business   2007 — 2009
MBA, Marketing and Strategy

University of California, Davis   1998 — 2001
BS, Microbiology

Clovis West High School

Lauren WongLauren Wong San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years June 2012 - August 2012
Job
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Genentech   August 2015 - Present
Genentech   February 2014 - July 2015
Haas School of Business   August 2011 - December 2013
Genentech   May 2013 - August 2013
Novartis   June 2012 - August 2012
Triage Consulting Group   August 2008 - June 2011

Skills
Project Management, Management Consulting, Lifesciences, Strategy, Consulting, Data Analysis, Biotechnology, Cross-functional Team..., Financial Modeling, Market Research, Program Management, Financial Analysis, Healthcare, Strategic Planning, Microsoft Excel, Product Management, Business Strategy, Research, Analytics, Nonprofits

Education
UC Berkeley Haas School of Business   2011 — 2013
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

UC Berkeley School of Public Health   2011 — 2013
Master of Public Health (MPH)

University of California, San Diego   2004 — 2008
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Cong XuCong Xu Sacramento, California Area
Novartis Years July 2014 - Present
Job Senior Biostatistician at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   July 2014 - Present

Skills
R, Statistical Modeling, Statistics, Data Mining, Biostatistics, SAS programming, Time Series Analysis, SAS, LaTeX, Experimental Design, Bayesian statistics, Statistical Programming, Mathematical Modeling, Survival Analysis, Machine Learning

Education
University of California, Davis   2009 — 2014
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Statistics

University of Science and Technology of China   2005 — 2009
BS, Statistics

Joann LauJoann Lau San Francisco, California
Novartis Years May 2015 - Present
Job Microbiologist I at Novartis
Industry Research
Experience
Novartis   May 2015 - Present
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.   June 2014 - May 2015
Novartis   August 2013 - June 2014
UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital   March 2013 - June 2013
UC Davis   March 2012 - December 2012
Peregrine Preschool   January 2012 - March 2012
UC Davis Veterinary Medicines Bio Media Services   July 2011 - January 2012
The Gladstone Institutes   June 2009 - September 2009
UCSF   June 2008 - August 2008

Skills
Gram Staining, Laboratory Skills, PCR, Protein Purification, SDS-PAGE, Western Blotting, Microbiology lab..., HIPPA trained, Works well with people, Organized Multi-tasker, Vector Cloning, cell lysate, Bradford Assay, ELISA, Micropipette, Biochemical Testing, Bilingual, Motivated self-starter, Water Bioburden testing, GMP, Airborne microbial..., surface microbial..., Gel Electrophoresis, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Laboratory

Education
UC Davis   2009 — 2013
Bachelor of Science (BS), Microbiology, General

Michael HibbardMichael Hibbard San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years June 2012 - June 2013
Job Associate Director Quality Assurance at Medivation
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Medivation   November 2014 - Present
Grifols (formerly Novartis Diagnostics)   May 2013 - November 2014
Novartis   June 2012 - June 2013
Novartis   June 2010 - September 2012
Amgen   January 2008 - June 2010
Amgen   April 2006 - January 2008
Abgenix   March 2004 - April 2006
Quark Biotech   2001 - 2004
Incyte Genomics   1997 - 2001

Skills
GMP, Document Management, CAPA, Quality Assurance, cGMP, Quality Systems, Biotechnology, Compliance, Change Control, MS Project, Risk Management, SOP, FDA, Quality Management, Trackwise, Technology Transfer, Quality System, Project Management, Pharmaceutical Industry, Management, GxP, Biopharmaceuticals, 21 CFR Part 11, Continuous Improvement, Quality Auditing, Sop, Validation, Aseptic Processing, Computer System..., Lifesciences, Clinical Development, Six Sigma, Cleaning Validation, Purification, Clinical Trials, Root Cause Analysis, Regulatory Requirements, Chromatography, IND, Quality Control, Software Documentation, Regulatory Affairs, R&D, Cross-functional Team..., ISO 13485, Process Improvement, HPLC, Medical Devices, Regulatory Submissions

Education
University of California, Berkeley   2002 — 2004
Professional Certificate, Project Management

University of California, Santa Cruz   1992 — 1996
Bachelor's degree, Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology

Lara Sinicropi-YaoLara Sinicropi-Yao Boston, Massachusetts
Novartis Years 2005 - 2005
Job CoFounder, Head of Product and Operations at PatientPing
Industry Information Technology and Services
Experience
PatientPing   May 2014 - Present
Kyruus   2012 - May 2014
Ginger.io   2011 - 2012
sanofi-aventis   2010 - September 2011
Massachusetts General Hospital   2007 - 2009
University of California, Berkeley   2006 - 2007
Harvard Business School   2005 - 2005
Novartis   2005 - 2005
Vertex Pharmaceuticals   2004 - 2004

Skills
Data Analysis, Statistics, Start-ups, Clinical Research, Clinical Trials, Analytics, Lifesciences, Healthcare, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Product Management, Data Mining, Healthcare Information..., Research, Microsoft Office, SPSS

Education
University of California, Berkeley   2003 — 2007
BA, Psychology

Heike AbeckHeike Abeck San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years November 2013 - May 2015
Job
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Bayer HealthCare   May 2015 - Present
Novartis   November 2013 - May 2015
Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics   June 2011 - October 2013
Novartis   April 2010 - June 2011
Sandoz   January 2008 - November 2010
Novartis   January 2005 - December 2007
Chiron   January 2001 - January 2005
Chiron   January 2000 - January 2001
Bechtel   January 1997 - January 2000
Bechtel   January 1996 - January 1997

Skills
Capital Projects, Manufacturing, Process Engineering, Technology Transfer, Process Optimization, Project Planning, Due Diligence, Portfolio Management, Product Development, BioSimilars, Sop, GMP, Quality System, Project Management, Quality Assurance, FDA, Biosimilars, Clinical Development, 21 CFR Part 11, Validation, Pharmaceutical Industry, Regulatory Submissions, Biopharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Quality Control, Chromatography, CAPA, Cross-functional Team..., Change Control, GxP, Computer System..., Process Simulation, V&V, SOP

Education
University of California, Berkeley   2004 — 2005
Masters of Science

University of California, Berkeley - Walter A. Haas School of Business   2004 — 2005
Master of Science (MS)

University of California, Berkeley   1991 — 1995
BS

Mei-Hsiu LingMei-Hsiu Ling Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years October 2009 - June 2012
Job Sr. Director Biometrics at Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Vertex Pharmaceuticals   February 2015 - Present
Vertex Pharmaceuticals   June 2012 - January 2015
Novartis   October 2009 - June 2012
Novartis   April 2002 - October 2009
Schering Plough   April 1990 - April 2002

Skills
Clinical Development, Clinical Data Management, GCP, Pharmaceutical Industry, EDC, CDISC, Clinical Trials, Drug Development, CRO, Biostatistics, CTMS, Regulatory Submissions, Oncology, Clinical Study Design, Therapeutic Areas

Education
UC Berkeley   1984 — 1989
Ph.D., Statistics

Carolyn OrelliCarolyn Orelli San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years 2006 - 2007
Job QA Manager at Bayer
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Bayer HealthCare   2007 - Present
Novartis   2006 - 2007
Chiron   2003 - 2006
Berlex Biosciences   1990 - 2003
Codon   1987 - 1990

Skills
Quality Assurance, GMP, CAPA, Sop, Pharmaceutical Industry, FDA, Validation, 21 CFR Part 11, Change Control, Biotechnology, Quality System, Biopharmaceuticals, GxP, Regulatory Affairs, V&V, GLP, Computer System..., Aseptic Processing, Medical Devices, Regulatory Submissions

Education
University of California, Berkeley   1968 — 1970
BS Chemistry

Janefrances EchibeJanefrances Echibe San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years Quality AssuranceNovartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc2007 - Present
Job QA Alliance Products at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   Quality AssuranceNovartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc2007 - Present
Novartis   2008 - 2014

Education
University of California, Berkeley   2002 — 2005

Penny MapaPenny Mapa Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years December 2004 - Present
Job Scientist at Novartis
Industry Research
Experience
Novartis   December 2004 - Present

Skills
Drug Discovery, Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Cell Culture, Assay Development, Research

Education
University of California, Berkeley

Helen AvitabileHelen Avitabile San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years October 2012 - Present
Job Associate Director, Analytical Research & Development, Quality Control function group at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   October 2012 - Present
Alexza Pharmaceuticals   2009 - October 2012
Johnson & Johnson West Coast ChemPharm - ALZA Corporation   2006 - 2007
ALZA Corporation   2003 - 2006
ALZA Corporation   1994 - 2001
ALZA Corporation   1987 - 1990
ALZA Corporation   1986 - 1987
RJ Reynolds - Del Monte Research Center   1983 - 1986

Skills
Six Sigma, Method Validation, Laboratory..., PAI, Analytical Techniques, Adaptable and Goal..., Documentation, Quality Systems, Quality Management, Department Management, Training, Regulatory Approvals, Quality Systems Design, Company Turn Around

Education
University of California, Berkeley

Rob Frankenberg PhD, PMP, CPIM, CSCPRob Frankenberg PhD, PMP, CPIM, CSCP San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years December 2009 - October 2011
Job GMP Operations Manager II at BioRad Laboratories
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Bio-Rad Laboratories   October 2015 - Present
Bio-Rad Laboratories   October 2011 - Present
Novartis   December 2009 - October 2011
Bionovo, Inc.   June 2007 - May 2009
Bayer HealthCare   March 2003 - May 2007
Bayer HealthCare   February 2001 - March 2003
Bayer HealthCare   July 1992 - February 2001

Skills
Lean Manufacturing, Leadership, Biotechnology, GMP, Technology Transfer, Sop, FDA, Validation, Biopharmaceuticals, Lifesciences, R&D, Six Sigma, Purification, Process Improvement, Change Control, Protein Chemistry, Continuous Improvement, CAPA, Protein Purification, Manufacturing, Process Engineering, Project Management, Chromatography, Regulatory Submissions, Cross-functional Team..., Contract Manufacturing, Root Cause Analysis, Quality System, Quality Assurance, Aseptic Processing, GxP, HPLC, Regulatory Affairs, 21 CFR Part 11, Drug Development, Strategy, Life Sciences, SOP

Education
University of California, Berkeley   1996 — 2001
Ph.D., Bioengineering

University of California, San Francisco   1996 — 2001
Ph.D., Bioengineering

University of California, Davis   1988 — 1992
B.S, Biochemistry

Rameen BeroukhimRameen Beroukhim Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years 2009 - Present
Job Assistant Professor at DanaFarber Cancer Institute
Industry Hospital & Health Care
Experience
Harvard Medical School   2010 - Present
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute   2009 - Present
Broad Institute   2009 - Present
Novartis   2009 - Present
Brigham and Women's Hospital   2006 - Present
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute   2006 - 2009
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute   July 2002 - June 2006

Skills
Personalized Medicine, Genetics, Lifesciences, Cell Biology, PCR, Molecular Biology, Cancer, Genomics, Oncology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Clinical Trials, Immunology, Drug Development, Translational Medicine, Cell, Cancer Research, Computational Biology, qPCR, Drug Discovery

Education
University of California, San Francisco - School of Medicine   1996 — 2002
MD

University of Cambridge   1991 — 1996
M.Phil., Ph.D., Molecular Biology

University of California, Berkeley   1987 — 1991
A.B., Physics and Philosophy

Nicolet High School   1983 — 1987

Jenny YanJenny Yan San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years March 2006 - Present
Job Executive Sales Consultant at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   March 2006 - Present
Novartis   November 2004 - March 2006
Novartis   January 2004 - November 2004
Novartis   November 2000 - January 2004
Novartis   October 1999 - October 2000
Amax Engineering   January 1997 - June 1999
University of California, Berkeley   August 1996 - May 1997

Skills
Neurology, Ophthalmology, Rheumatology, Cardiology, Product Launch, Pharmaceutical Sales, Endocrinology, Pulmonology, Osteoporosis, Urology, Gastroenterology, Hypertension, Dermatology, Diabetes, Managed Care, Nephrology, Pharmaceutical Industry, Sales, Sales Effectiveness

Education
University of California, Berkeley   1992 — 1996
BS, Nutrition, Physiology, Metabolism

Ashley HouchinAshley Houchin San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years March 2012 - April 2014
Job Protein Characterization Specialist at Bayer
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Bayer HealthCare   July 2015 - Present
Bayer HealthCare   April 2014 - July 2015
Novartis   March 2012 - April 2014
Novartis   September 2010 - March 2012
OXONICA MATERIALS, INC   June 2009 - July 2010
NOVABAY PHARMACEUTICALS, INC   September 2006 - June 2009
THERAVANCE, INC   October 2005 - August 2006
IMPAX LABORATORIES, INC   May 2004 - October 2005
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES   August 2001 - March 2004

Skills
HPLC, Purification, UV/Vis, Assay Development, Protein Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Industry, SDS-PAGE, Formulation, Spectroscopy, Continuous Improvement, Training, SAP, Filtration, Biotechnology, Chromatography, Technology Transfer, LIMS, CAPA, Analytical Chemistry, ANDA, Protein Purification, Change Control, Trackwise

Education
University of California, Berkeley   2000 — 2004
BS, Chemistry

Thousand Oaks High School

Hestia OliverosHestia Oliveros San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years September 2011 - July 2012
Job Sr. Oncology Specialist at Onyx Pharmaceuticals
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Onyx Pharmaceuticals   July 2012 - Present
Novartis   September 2011 - July 2012
Novartis   October 2007 - September 2011
Novartis   January 2004 - October 2007
GlaxoSmithKline   January 2003 - January 2004
Novartis   September 1999 - January 2003

Skills
Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Managed Care, Cardiology, Urology

Education
University of California, Berkeley
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Molecular and Cell Biology

Marina ClaghornMarina Claghorn Simi Valley, California
Novartis Years November 2005 - April 2007
Job Senior Associate, Clinical Operations Manager at Amgen
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Amgen   March 2015 - Present
Amgen   July 2014 - March 2015
Amgen   April 2007 - June 2014
Novartis   November 2005 - April 2007
Chiron Corporation   2000 - 2005
Onyx Pharmaceuticals   1998 - 2000
Gilead Sciences   April 1997 - July 1998

Skills
Pharmaceutical Industry, Clinical Trials, Drug Development, Biotechnology, Clinical Development, Oncology, IND, CTMS, GCP, Regulatory Submissions, CRO, Vaccines, FDA, Regulatory Affairs, SOP, Life Sciences

Education
University of California, Berkeley
Paralegal Certification

Rehana BukshRehana Buksh San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years 2006 - 2007
Job Release Management at TimeWarner/WB
Industry Management Consulting
Experience
TimeWarner/WB   November 2014 - Present
Wells Fargo   March 2014 - August 2014
Pacific Gas and Electric Company   August 2011 - April 2012
Levi Strauss & Co.   2010 - July 2011
Dolby Laboratories   2011 - 2011
Wells Fargo Wholesale Technology Data Management Deliver   December 2009 - 2010
Novartis   2006 - 2007
Accenture   2005 - 2006
Alstom EAI   2000 - 2003
Lockheed Martin Data Management   2000 - 2002

Skills
SAP, Project Management, Project Coordination, Software Documentation, Contract Management, Employee Relations, Mergers, Business Operations, Offshoring, Event Planning, Public Relations, International Trade, Knowledge Transfer, Commerce, International Law, Vendor Management, Agile Methodologies, Retrospectives, SDLC, Business Analysis, Requirements Gathering, Use Case Analysis, Business Analysis..., General Legal, IT agreements, Software Compliance, Software Licensing..., Business Process..., Business Process..., Human Resources, Strategy, CRM, Leadership, Management, Consulting, Information Technology, Program Management, Change Management, Mergers & Acquisitions

Education
University of California, Berkeley   2008 — 2010
Certification, Project Management, 3.2

University of Phoenix   1999 — 2003
B.A, Administration, 3.7

Gabriel BatyGabriel Baty San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years 2008 - 2013
Job Principal Scientist Group Leader, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories at Genentech
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Lancaster Laboratories   2014 - Present
Novartis   2008 - 2013
Chiron Corporation   2002 - 2008
Fleischmann's Yeast   1996 - 2002

Skills
Assay Development, Technology Transfer, HPLC, GMP, GLP, Analytical Chemistry, Analytical Method..., LC-MS, Biotechnology, Chromatography, Pharmaceutical Industry, Lifesciences, Technical Writing, Statistics, Validation

Education
UC Berkeley
Bachelor's of Science, Chemistry

Alice RicoAlice Rico San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years April 2006 - Present
Job Scientist II (Medicinal Chemistry) at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   April 2006 - Present
Chiron Corporation   June 2000 - April 2006
Kosan Biosciences   July 1998 - June 2000

Skills
Organic Chemistry, HPLC, Drug Discovery, Oncology, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Industry, LC-MS, Drug Design, Organic Synthesis, NMR, Purification, Chromatography, Chemistry

Education
University of California, Berkeley   1996 — 1998
MA, Education

University of California, Berkeley   1992 — 1996
BS, Chemistry

Keiko HiguchiKeiko Higuchi Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years March 2014 - Present
Job Director, Worldwide Health Outcomes, Value & Access for Oncology, Rare Diseases
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   March 2014 - Present
Novartis   August 2012 - March 2014
Gilead Sciences Inc.   September 2007 - July 2012
Pfizer   September 2001 - 2007

Skills
Pharmaceutical Industry, Biotechnology, Health Economics, Managed Care, Medical Devices, Pain, Clinical Development, Healthcare, Oncology, IND, Clinical Trials, 21 CFR Part 11, Biopharmaceuticals, Regulatory Submissions, Drug Development, Outcomes Research, CRO, Medical Affairs, Market Access, Life Sciences, Cross-functional Team..., Infectious Diseases

Education
University of California, Los Angeles   1998 — 2000
Master of Public Health (MPH), Health Management

University of California, Berkeley
Bachelor of Science, Sociology with Minor in Economics

Thageron AllenThageron Allen San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years August 2009 - September 2011
Job Senior Supervisor, QCEQ at Genentech
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Genentech   October 2013 - Present
Abbott Nutrition   April 2012 - Present
PSC Biotech   August 2009 - March 2012
Novartis   August 2009 - September 2011
Simple Creations LLC   October 2008 - December 2009
Bayer Healthcare LLC   January 2005 - August 2008
Baxter   May 2004 - December 2005
Baxter International Inc.   May 2001 - December 2005
US ARMY CONUS   May 1997 - May 2001
US Army   May 1997 - May 2001

Skills
FDA, 21 CFR Part 11, CAPA, Sop, Validation, Change Control, Manufacturing, GMP, V&V, Pharmaceutical Industry, Quality System, Biopharmaceuticals, Protein Purification, recombinant DNA..., Quality Assurance

Education
University of California, Berkeley   1993 — 1997
BA, Political Science

University of California, Berkeley   1993 — 1997
BA Pol. Science

Dwon Foye, PMPDwon Foye, PMP San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years 2004 - 2007
Job Informatics Partner at Thermo Fisher Scientific
Industry Information Technology and Services
Experience
ThermoFisher Scientific   August 2009 - Present
Informatech Consulting, Inc   October 2001 - Present
BioMarin   2008 - 2008
Pfizer   2007 - 2007
Novartis   2004 - 2007
Schering-Plough   2002 - 2004
PharmComm   1998 - 2000

Skills
SDLC, Software Documentation, 21 CFR Part 11, Visio, Validation, Computer System..., Program Management, PMP, FDA, SharePoint, MS Project, Project Management, GMP, Management, LIMS, GxP, Leadership, GLP, Training, SAP, Business Analysis, Market Analysis, Risk Management, Clinical Trials, Consulting

Education
University of California, Berkeley   2005 — 2010
Certificate, Corporate Finance

University of Pennsylvania   2001 — 2003
M.S., Organizational Dynamics

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill   1991 — 1995
B.S., Chemistry

Lisa LamLisa Lam Greater San Diego Area
Novartis Years June 2008 - August 2008
Job Postdoctoral Fellow, Pfizer Oncology, Clinical Pharmacology
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Pfizer   July 2014 - Present
University of California, San Diego   July 2014 - Present
Actelion   October 2013 - June 2014
San Francisco Department of Public Health   January 2012 - March 2014
MedImmune   June 2010 - September 2011
UC Berkeley   July 2007 - May 2010
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory   June 2009 - August 2009
Longs Drugs   2005 - 2009
Novartis   June 2008 - August 2008

Skills
Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Industry, Vaccines, Pharmacy, Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology, Healthcare, Molecular Biology, Pharmacists, Gel Electrophoresis, PCR, Protein Purification, Oncology, Clinical Research, Clinical Trials

Education
University of California, San Francisco   2010 — 2014
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

University of California, Berkeley   2006 — 2010
BS, Chemical Biology

Noah BaronNoah Baron United States
Novartis Years August 2004 - July 2006
Job Senior Clinical Supply Chain Associate at BioMarin
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
BioMarin   January 2011 - Present
Dynavax Technologies Corp.   October 2006 - March 2011
Novartis   August 2004 - July 2006
Sagres Discovery (basic medical research)   September 2003 - August 2004

Skills
Clinical Trials, Biotechnology, Clinical Research, Vaccines, Data Analysis, Data Management, Clinical Development, GCP, CTMS, CRO, Clinical Monitoring, Oncology, Pharmaceutical Industry, Cancer, Regulatory Submissions, Drug Development

Education
University of California, Berkeley   2006 — 2007
Extension Program, Clinical Research Conduct and Managment

University of California, Los Angeles   1995 — 1999
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Geology/Earth Science, General

Steve TorkelsonSteve Torkelson Lawrence, Massachusetts
Novartis Years June 1993 - July 2000
Job Senior Scientist II at Cambridge Isotope Laboratories, Inc.
Industry Chemicals
Experience
Cambridge Isotope Laboratories, Inc.   November 2006 - Present
Celera Corporation   July 2000 - January 2006
Novartis   June 1993 - July 2000

Skills
Organic Chemistry, Chemistry, HPLC, Drug Discovery, Synthetic Organic...

Education
University of California, San Francisco   1976 — 1983
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Synthetic Organic Chemistry---drug discovery, A

California State University San Francisco   1974 — 1976
Master's Degree, Organic Chemistry, A

University of California, Berkeley   1969 — 1971
Bachelor's Degree, Biochemistry, B

Dave AugustsonDave Augustson San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years August 1992 - February 2010
Job Independent Computer Software Professional
Industry
Experience
Novartis   August 1992 - February 2010
Project Control Systems   April 1988 - August 1992

Education
University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business   1976 — 1978
MS, Management Science

Dhiren BelurDhiren Belur Berkeley, California
Novartis Years May 2012 - June 2014
Job 2016 MBA candidate Haas School of Business
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
McKinsey & Company   June 2015 - August 2015
Novartis   May 2012 - June 2014
Novartis   March 2010 - May 2012
Novartis   September 2009 - March 2010
Becton and Dickinson   April 2009 - July 2009
University of Illinois at Chicago   August 2007 - August 2008

Skills
Molecular Biology, Automation, Clinical Trial..., Flow Cytometry, Cloning, Cell Culture, cell proliferation assay, Western Blotting, Transfection, real time PCR, viral infection, apoptosis assay, Cell Based Assays, Oncology, ELISA, RNA isolation, Tissue Culture, SDS-PAGE, PCR, High Throughput..., Assay Development, pooled shRNA, Next Generation..., Cell, DNA sequencing, qPCR, DNA Sequencing

Education
University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business   2014 — 2016
Master of Business Administration (MBA) & Master of Public Health (MPH)

University of California, San Diego   2008 — 2009
Master of Engineering, Bioengineering

Visvesvaraya Technological University   2003 — 2007
Bachelor of Engineering, Biotechnology

St. Josephs University

Amy HesslerAmy Hessler San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years January 2002 - January 2010
Job Director, Intellectual Property at FibroGen
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
FibroGen   February 2014 - Present
Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics   February 2010 - January 2014
Novartis   January 2002 - January 2010
Chiron Corporation   1998 - 2002
Chiron Corporation   January 1994 - January 1998

Skills
Pharmaceutical Industry, Drug Discovery, Lifesciences, Biopharmaceuticals, Drug Development, Patent Prosecution, Clinical Development, Oncology, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Trials, FDA, Medical Devices, Infectious Diseases, Biotechnology, Technology Transfer, Patents, Vaccines, Molecular Biology, IND, Commercialization, Intellectual Property, Management, Competitive Intelligence, Patent Litigation, Regulatory Submissions, Life Sciences

Education
University of California, Davis   1988 — 1993
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biology, General

Practicing Law Institute
Course on Advanced Licensing Agreements

UC Berkeley Extension
Graduate courses in Immunology, Molecular Biology, Virology

Andrew CsordasAndrew Csordas San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years November 2010 - December 2011
Job Associate Project Scientist at UC Santa Barbara
Industry Research
Experience
UC Santa Barbara   January 2012 - Present
Novartis   November 2010 - December 2011
UC Santa Barbara   October 2007 - November 2010
Agilent Technologies   June 2007 - September 2007

Skills
Molecular Biology, Western Blotting, ELISA, FACS, Flow Cytometry, qPCR, Microarray

Education
University of California, Davis   2001 — 2007
PhD, Biological Systems Engineering

University of Hawai'i at Manoa   1998 — 2001
M.S., Biosystems Engineering

University of California, Davis   1993 — 1998
B.S., Biological Systems Engineering

Christopher ChoyChristopher Choy San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years April 2011 - August 2012
Job IT Helpdesk at Dropbox
Industry Information Technology and Services
Experience
Dropbox   October 2013 - Present
Facebook   April 2013 - October 2013
Facebook   August 2012 - April 2013
Novartis   April 2011 - August 2012
Cordis   December 2010 - August 2012
A Perfect Impression   September 2009 - December 2010

Skills
Technical Writing, Software Validation, System Design, Desktop Support, Windows Server 2003, Server Administration, Network Administration, Active Directory, Backup Solutions, Windows 7, Windows XP Professional, VMware Workstation, VMware ESX, Mac OS X, Router Configuration, SDLC, IQ, OQ, Microsoft Office, Windows Server 2008, Computer System..., Computer Forensics, Cisco Training, 21 CFR Part 11, Microsoft Exchange, Android, iOS, Windows Server, OS X, Validation, Customer Service, XP, Technical Support, VMware, Servers, Windows XP, Testing, Troubleshooting, Networking, Hardware

Education
University of California, Davis   2006 — 2008
BA, Psychology

Daniel MetrikinDaniel Metrikin San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years 2001 - 2006
Job Sr. Product Manager
Industry Computer Software
Experience
Apple   November 2011 - Present
Genentech, Inc.   June 2007 - November 2011
Novartis   2001 - 2006

Education
UC Davis
BA, Psychology & History

Erik LeggErik Legg Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area
Novartis Years January 1998 - July 2002
Job Group Leader Analysis Group at Syngenta
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Syngenta   February 2013 - Present
Syngenta   July 2010 - February 2013
Syngenta   November 2006 - July 2010
Syngenta Seeds   July 2002 - November 2006
Novartis   January 1998 - July 2002
Amycel, Inc.   January 1993 - January 1998

Skills
Genomics, Genetics, Molecular Biology, R&D, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Plant Breeding, Science, Biology, Biochemistry, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Cell Biology, Tissue Culture, Laboratory, Biomarker Discovery, Molecular Genetics, DNA, Functional Genomics, Sequencing, Sequence Analysis, DNA sequencing, Lifesciences

Education
University of California, Davis   1987 — 1991

University of Colorado at Boulder   1981 — 1986

Scott SilveriaScott Silveria San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years March 2006 - November 2006
Job Principal Scientist at WaferGen
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
WaferGen Biosystems, Inc   March 2013 - February 2014
WaferGen   January 2011 - March 2013
Tethys Bioscience   February 2007 - November 2010
Tethys Bioscience, Inc.   February 2007 - November 2007
Novartis   March 2006 - November 2006
Chiron Corporation   September 2005 - March 2006
Chiron Corporation   October 2002 - September 2005
Chiron Corporation   August 2001 - October 2002
Chiron Corporation   July 2000 - August 2001
Chiron Corporation   June 1999 - July 2000

Skills
Liquid Handling, Biotechnology, Root Cause Analysis, Lifesciences, PCR, Pharmaceutical Industry, Molecular Biology, LIMS, Drug Discovery, Oncology, Immunoassays, Laboratory Automation, ELISA, Bioinformatics, Assay Development, Clinical Development, Medical Devices, Genomics, High Throughput..., Technology Transfer, Biopharmaceuticals, Purification, Sequencing, DNA, Biochemistry, qPCR, DNA sequencing, Genetics, Proteomics, Life Sciences, DNA Sequencing

Education
University of California, Davis   1988 — 1994
Bachelor's degree

Ting-Kuo HuangTing-Kuo Huang San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years 2007 - 2007
Job Sr. Engineer at Genentech
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Genentech   October 2013 - Present
Genentech   October 2011 - September 2013
Bio-Rad Laboratories   June 2010 - September 2011
Boehringer Ingelheim   July 2009 - June 2010
University of California, Davis   October 2004 - March 2009
Novartis   2007 - 2007
Anawrahta Biotech.   August 2002 - July 2004
Bioresource Collection and Research Center   August 1999 - July 2002

Skills
Chromatography, HPLC, ELISA, UV/Vis, Gas Chromatography, TFF, AKTA, Cell Culture, GMP, Characterization, Fermentation, Protein Purification, SDS-PAGE, Purification, Technology Transfer

Education
Chang Gung University
B.S., Chemical Engineering

National Tsing Hua University
M.S., Chemical Engineering

University of California, Davis
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering with Designated Emphasis in Biotechnology (DEB)

Vy SpotoVy Spoto San Francisco, California
Novartis Years February 2009 - Present
Job Senior Oncology Sales Specialist
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   February 2009 - Present
Sanofi Aventis Pharmaceuticals   October 2002 - February 2009
Xerox   March 2002 - October 2002
Deloitte & Touche LLP   September 2000 - March 2002

Skills
Managed Care, Oncology, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical Industry, Pharmaceutical Sales, Product Launch, Endocrinology, Sales Effectiveness, Diabetes, Hospital Sales, Healthcare

Education
University of California, Davis   1996 — 2000
B.S., Managerial Economics

Benicia High School   1992 — 1996
H.S. Degree

Abigail YuAbigail Yu San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years June 2009 - August 2009
Job Associate Scientist at Sutro Biopharma, Inc.
Industry Research
Experience
Sutro Biopharma, Inc.   May 2015 - Present
UC Davis   September 2010 - June 2015
Sutro Biopharma, Inc.   June 2014 - October 2014
Kopp Laboratory   November 2008 - June 2010
Novartis   June 2009 - August 2009

Skills
Assay Development, Laboratory, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Fluorescence Microscopy, Molecular Cloning, Cell Culture, Western Blotting, Microscopy, qPCR, Biochemistry, Graphic Design, Perl, CSS Javascript, HTML, Photoshop, Illustrator

Education
University of California, Davis   2010 — 2015
PhD, Genetics

University of California, Davis   2006 — 2010
B.S., Genetics

Lynbrook High School   2002 — 2006

Amanda GoodsellAmanda Goodsell San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years May 2004 - December 2008
Job Full Specialist IV at UCSF
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
UCSF   July 2015 - Present
UCSF   July 2012 - June 2015
UCSF   March 2009 - July 2012
Novartis   May 2004 - December 2008

Skills
Flow Cytometry, ELISA, Immunology, RT-PCR, Assay Development, ELISPOT, Cell Culture, Molecular Biology, Antibodies, Biotechnology, Multi-color Flow..., flow sorting, quantitative and..., MACS, Luminex/CBA, Fluidigm, assay development and..., cell culture (primary..., mouse colony management, Training

Education
University of California, Davis   1987 — 1991
BS, Zoology

Amy ProsekAmy Prosek San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years 2006 - 2007
Job Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Bayer through Adecco   Manufacturing SupervisorBayer HealthCare2007 - 2008
Novartis   2006 - 2007
Chiron Corporation   2005 - 2006
Chiron Corporation   August 2002 - May 2005

Skills
Pharmaceutical Industry, Biotechnology, GMP, Aseptic Processing, Sop, FDA, 21 CFR Part 11, Biopharmaceuticals, CAPA, Manufacturing, Trackwise, SAP, Sales Operations, LIMS, Change Control, GxP

Education
University of California, Davis
B.S., Biological Sciences- Molecular and Cellular Biology

Andria KinnearAndria Kinnear San Diego, California
Novartis Years April 2002 - February 2011
Job Senior Ophthalmic Specialty Representative at Bausch + Lomb
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Bausch + Lomb   September 2014 - Present
The Vision of Children Foundation   October 2012 - September 2014
Bausch + Lomb   February 2011 - October 2012
Novartis   April 2002 - February 2011
Innovex   March 1999 - March 2002

Skills
Endocrinology, Pharmaceutical Sales, Cardiology, Nephrology, Dermatology, Neurology, Managed Care, Gastroenterology, Diabetes, OB/GYN, Hypertension, Territory Management, Pharmaceutical Industry, Sales Effectiveness, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology, Non-profit..., Grant Writing, Fundraising, Pulmonology, Sales Force Development, Rheumatology, Osteoporosis, Internal Medicine, Market Access, Product Launch, Medical Devices, Infectious Diseases, Oncology, Sales Operations, Buy & Bill, Urology, Allergy, Pharmaceutics, Hospital Sales, Selling Skills, Hematology, Capital Equipment, Asthma, KOL development, Biotechnology, Orthopedic, Biologics, Leadership, Infection, Specialty Pharmaceutical, Medical Sales, Market Development, Hospitals, Sales Presentations

Education
University of California, Davis   1992 — 1997
BS, Molecular and Cellular Biology, BS, Psychology

Ariel De La VegaAriel De La Vega San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years April 2013 - October 2013
Job Sr Financial / Cost Analyst at Alere Inc.
Industry Semiconductors
Experience
Alere Inc.   October 2013 - April 2015
Novartis   April 2013 - October 2013
Omnicell   July 2011 - December 2012
KLA-Tencor   December 2005 - June 2011
KLA-Tencor   May 2004 - December 2005
Sanmina   September 2002 - May 2004
Various Companies   September 1995 - September 2002

Skills
Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Internal Audit, Forecasting, Process Improvement, Software Documentation, SDLC, Finance, Budgets, Visio, Analysis, Program Management, Business Process..., ERP, Management, Cross-functional Team..., Accounting, SAP, Internal Controls, Financial Analysis

Education
University of California, Davis   1990 — 1995
BS Managerial Economics, Business/Managerial Economics

Armando PinaArmando Pina Salinas, California
Novartis Years September 2003 - June 2005
Job Sales at Teva Pharmaceuticals
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Teva Pharmaceuticals   SalesCephalonJune 2005 - November 2011
Novartis   September 2003 - June 2005
ATMI   March 1998 - April 2002
Maxxim Medical   1996 - 1998
Sequoia Analytical   1994 - 1996

Education
UC Davis   1991 — 1993
Bachelor of Science (BS), Biology, General

Arpine VapurcuyanArpine Vapurcuyan Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years 2006 - Present
Job Scientist (Investigator II) at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   2006 - Present
University of Pennsylvania   2000 - 2006
University of Pennsylvania   1997 - 2000

Skills
Cell Culture, Molecular Biology, Transient Transfection, Generating Stable Cell..., Cell Based Assays, Western Blotting, SDS-PAGE, DNA, RNA isolation, Gene Expression, Cell, Drug Discovery, Tissue Culture, Flow Cytometry, High Throughput..., Protein Expression, Transfection, Biochemistry, Assay Development, Clinical Development, Life Sciences

Education
University of Pennsylvania   2004 — 2006
Master of Biotechnology, Molecular Biotechnology Track

University of California, Davis
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biology

Charles BrochardCharles Brochard San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years January 2011 - July 2012
Job Retired Biotechnology Quality Professional
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Novartis   January 2011 - July 2012
Novartis Diagnostics   2007 - January 2011
Berlex   May 1987 - March 2007
Berlex   1987 - 2007
Berlex Biosciences   1987 - 2007

Skills
Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical Industry, Biotechnology, FDA, Quality Assurance, GMP, Validation, CAPA, Clinical Trials

Education
University of California, Davis
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Biological Sciences

Christy CadwalladerChristy Cadwallader San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years September 2006 - March 2014
Job Executive Specialty Sales (CV/Biologics) at Sanofi
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Sanofi   June 2015 - Present
Eli Lilly and Company   March 2014 - May 2015
Novartis   September 2006 - March 2014
PDI (GSK Contract) & Ventiv (Watson Contract)   August 2003 - September 2006
Allied Insurance, A Division of Nationwide   August 2000 - August 2003

Skills
Neurology, Rheumatology, Endocrinology, Cardiology, Psychiatry, Primary Care, Business Planning, Home Infusion, Market Access, Pharmaceutical Sales, Urology, Managed Care, Sales Effectiveness, OB/GYN, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Pharmaceutical Industry, Hospital Sales, Product Launch, Sales Force Development, Hypertension, Sales Operations, Allergy, Alzheimer's disease, Oncology, Selling Skills, Osteoporosis, Nephrology, Dermatology, Diabetes, Selling

Education
University of California, Davis   1996 — 2000
BS, Biology/Management

University of Phoenix   2008 — 2010
MBA, Business

Colin CrawfordColin Crawford San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years December 2008 - January 2010
Job Director, Planning and Procurement at ABB OPTICAL GROUP
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
ABB OPTICAL GROUP   November 2011 - Present
Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics   January 2010 - November 2011
Novartis   December 2008 - January 2010
Genentech   May 2004 - June 2008
Genentech   2002 - 2004
Genentech   2000 - 2002

Skills
Cross-functional Team..., Strategy, Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain, Leadership, Product Management, Business Process..., Project Management, Procurement, Project Planning, Training, Analysis, Team Leadership, Manufacturing, Inventory Management, MRP, Contract Manufacturing, Sales

Education
University of San Francisco - School of Management   2003 — 2006
MBA, Marketing

University of California, Davis   1994 — 1999
BS, Psychobiology

Craig MartensCraig Martens Hamilton, Montana
Novartis Years May 2006 - April 2008
Job Bioinformatics Scientist at NIAID
Industry Research
Experience
Lost Trail Powder Mountain Ski Area   October 2012 - Present
Lost Trail Ski Patrol   December 2008 - Present
NIAID/NIH   May 2008 - Present
Novartis   May 2006 - April 2008
Chiron Corporation   January 2000 - April 2006
Colorado State University   December 1996 - June 1999

Skills
Perl, MySQL, Sequence Analysis, Genomics, Genetics, Bioinformatics

Education
University of California, Davis   1989 — 1996
Ph.D., Genetics

University of Wisconsin-Madison   1985 — 1988
B.S., Molecular Biology

Daniel MortonDaniel Morton San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years April 2006 - September 2007
Job Associate Director, Manufacturing at Bayer HealthCare
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Bayer HealthCare   September 2007 - Present
Novartis   April 2006 - September 2007
Chiron Corporation   2003 - 2006

Skills
Plant Startup, Broad based knowledge..., Results oriented leader, Fermentations, Outstanding..., Employee Management, Problem Solving, Dedication to..., Validation, Factory, Leadership

Education
University of California, Davis
Bachelor of Science (BS), Botany/Plant Biology

Dean Hakanson MDDean Hakanson MD United States
Novartis Years July 2009 - March 2015
Job Chief Medical Officer at Otonomy, Inc
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Otonomy, Inc   April 2015 - Present
Novartis   July 2009 - March 2015
Bristol-Myers Squibb   2008 - May 2011
Genentech   2005 - 2008
GlaxoSmithKline   2002 - 2005

Skills
Health Economics, Managed Care, Biotechnology, Medical Affairs, Healthcare, Oncology, Pharmaceutical Industry, Outcomes Research, Pharmaceutics, Clinical Development, Infectious Diseases, Clinical Trials, Regulatory Affairs, Medicine, Market Access, Pharmacovigilance, Medical Writing, Neurology, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Drug Development

Education
University of California, Davis   1988 — 1990
Anesthesia Residency, Anesthesiology Residency

University of Michigan Medical School   1986 — 1988
Anesthesia Residency

Esra TaluEsra Talu San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years November 2010 - Present
Job Production Manager at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   November 2010 - Present
Novartis BPO   October 2009 - November 2010
Novartis/Sandoz BPO   November 2008 - September 2009
Novartis   October 2007 - October 2008
UCD   October 2002 - October 2007
Bayer Corporation, Berkeley, California   August 2004 - November 2004
UC Davis   October 2001 - June 2002
Petrol Ofisi   July 2001 - August 2001
Sanovel Pharmaceuticals   June 2000 - September 2000

Skills
Validation, Project Management, Protein Purification, GMP, Quality Assurance, Strategic Planning, Process Engineering, Fermentation, CAPA, Six Sigma, Change Control, Pharmaceutical Industry, Technology Transfer, V

Education
University of California, Davis   2002 — 2007
Ph.D, Chemical Engineering; Designated Emphasis in Biotechnology

University of California, Davis   2002 — 2007
M.S; high honors * B.S, Chemical Engineering; Chemical Engineering

Gil MartinezGil Martinez Rohnert Park, California
Novartis Years January 2009 - February 2011
Job CNS Executive Sales Specialist at UCB Pharma
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
UCB   February 2014 - Present
AstraZeneca   April 2011 - February 2014
Novartis   January 2009 - February 2011
Novartis   July 2006 - December 2008
Novartis   2003 - 2006
Novartis   2001 - 2003

Skills
Endocrinology, Neurology, Rheumatology, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Psychiatry, Nephrology, Internal Medicine, Primary Care, Interventional..., Clinical Pharmacy, Hospitals, Hospital Pharmacy, Teaching Hospitals, Podiatry, Dermatology, Hospital Sales, Urology, OB/GYN, Diabetes, Buy & Bill, Pharmaceutical Sales, Sales Effectiveness, Market Access, Allergy, Antibacterial, Key Opinion Leaders, Osteoporosis, Pharmacology, Biology, Physiology, Microbiology, Virology, Parasitology, Human Anatomy, Nutrition, Hematopathology, Hematology, Musculoskeletal..., Pathology, Managed Care, Specialty Pharmaceutical, Oncology, Home Infusion, Sales Force Development, Hypertension

Education
UC Davis
BS

Jagannath GhoshJagannath Ghosh Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years October 2013 - Present
Job Sr, Biostatistician at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   October 2013 - Present
PRO Untimited@Novartis   June 2012 - Present
Bausch & Lomb   January 2010 - June 2012
Novartis   September 2008 - December 2009
Eli Lilly   April 2007 - September 2008
PRA International   2007 - 2007
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development   2006 - 2007
UC Davis   2006 - 2006

Skills
Biostatistics, Clinical Development, CDISC, Clinical Trials, Pharmaceutical Industry, Oncology, Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance, Ophthalmology, ICH-GCP, CRO, SAS, Therapeutic Areas, Oracle Clinical, EDC, Clinical Study Design, Clinical Data Management

Education
University of California, Davis   2003 — 2006

Dhaka University

Jameka SmithJameka Smith Sacramento, California Area
Novartis Years October 2004 - January 2009
Job Outside Sales Representative at Animal Health International
Industry Hospital & Health Care
Experience
Animal Health International   April 2013 - Present
Sutter Medical Foundation   October 2009 - June 2012
SunBridge Health Systems   January 2009 - October 2009
Novartis   October 2004 - January 2009
Pfizer Animal Health   March 2001 - October 2004

Skills
Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Hospitals, Customer Service, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Strategic Planning, Project Management, Healthcare Management, Public Speaking, Research, Nursing, Healthcare Information..., Process Improvement, Team Building, Outlook, Budgets, Event Planning, Non-profits, Marketing, Windows, Sales, Pharmaceutical Sales

Education
UC Davis
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Sociology

Jeff ToomassonJeff Toomasson San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years 2006 - 2007
Job Principal, ValidPath, Inc.
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
ValidPath, Inc.   July 2005 - Present
Bayer HealthCare   2005 - 2009
Novartis   2006 - 2007
Chiron   2005 - 2007
PDL BioPharma   2003 - 2004
TVS   1999 - 2004
Inhale   1999 - 2002
cell genesys   1997 - 1998

Skills
Computer System..., Process Validation, CAPA, cGMP, Change Control, V&V, GMP, Validation, 21 CFR Part 11, Technology Transfer, FDA

Education
University of California, Davis   1993 — 1996
BS, Neurophysiology and Behavior

Judy TowJudy Tow San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years December 2009 - January 2011
Job Senior Hospice Specialist at Gentiva Health Services
Industry Hospital & Health Care
Experience
Gentiva Health Services   July 2014 - Present
Gentiva Health Services   August 2011 - Present
Screen Inc.   February 2011 - August 2011
Novartis   December 2009 - January 2011
Novartis   2004 - 2010
Pharmacia   2000 - 2003
Pharmacia and Upjohn   1994 - 2000

Skills
Territory, Psychiatry, Managed Care, Urology, Account Management, OB/GYN, Neuroscience, Health, Neurology, Pharmaceutical Sales, Product Launches, Sales Operations, Product Launch, Medical Devices, Cold Calling, Healthcare, Pain Management, Cardiology, Strategy

Education
University of California, Davis   1974 — 1978
BS, Textiles Science

Kris EspinosaKris Espinosa Greater Denver Area
Novartis Years September 1979 - September 2012
Job Manager/Owner/Trainer at Hobby Horse Farms
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Hobby Horse Farms   February 1997 - Present
Novartis   September 1979 - September 2012
Sandoz (fka Geneva Pharmaceuticals)   1979 - September 2011
Geneva Pharmaceuticals   1979 - 2006

Skills
GMP, GxP, 21 CFR Part 11, Technical Writing, Validation, Quality Assurance, Clinical Trials, Change Control, Sop

Education
University of Colorado at Boulder   1980 — 1986
BS, Pharmacy

University of California, Davis   1967 — 1973
BS, Microbiology

Leslie ChenLeslie Chen San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years 2010 - 2011
Job Regulatory Program Manager at Genentech
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Genentech   March 2014 - Present
Gilead Sciences   2011 - Present
Novartis   2010 - 2011
Amgen   March 2009 - 2010
Amgen   July 2006 - 2009

Education
University of California, Santa Cruz   2009 — 2011
Regulatory Affairs Certificate

University of California, Davis   2000 — 2004
B.S., Microbiology

Mark BeserraMark Beserra San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years October 2006 - 2011
Job Automation Engineer at Harvest Technical for Genentech Vacaville
Industry Industrial Automation
Experience
Harvest Technical   December 2013 - Present
Glenmount Global Solutions   2012 - November 2013
Novartis   October 2006 - 2011
Chiron Corporation   August 2003 - October 2006
Honeywell/Newtron   1999 - 2003
MW Kellogg   January 1997 - December 1998
Rosemount / Emerson Electric   1992 - 1997

Skills
Biotechnology, Petrochemical, Automation, Project Management, Instrumentation, Engineering, PLC, P&ID, Control Systems Design, Validation, Process Control, GAMP, Change Control, 21 CFR Part 11, Process Engineering, GMP, FDA, Quality Assurance, Quality System, Six Sigma, Medical Devices, Lean Manufacturing, Cross-functional Team..., Computer System..., Network Administration, Project Engineering, DCS, Troubleshooting, Integration

Education
University of California, Davis   2007 — 2009
Project Management Certification, Project Management

ITT
BS Electronic Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Mark MorimuneMark Morimune San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years 2006 - 2007
Job
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Bayer HealthCare   2007 - 2013
Novartis   2006 - 2007
Chiron Corporation   2000 - 2006

Education
University of California, Davis
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Nadia NaweedNadia Naweed San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years May 2006 - May 2008
Job Executive Assistant/ Office Manager
Industry Public Policy
Experience
Social Policy Research Associates   January 2013 - October 2013
Clean Harbors/ Genentech   May 2012 - January 2013
Genentech   May 2008 - May 2012
Novartis   May 2006 - May 2008
Jessica McClintock Inc   August 2001 - May 2005

Skills
Editing, Applicant Tracking..., Employee Relations, PowerPoint, Time Management, Recruiting, Project Management, Budgets, Copywriting, Procurement, Sourcing, Training, Management, Access, Data Analysis, Sales, Auditing, Lotus Notes

Education
University of California, Davis   1999 — 2001
Design and Applied Arts

University of California, Davis   1998 — 2001
B.S., Design

Patrick DayPatrick Day San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years September 2014 - Present
Job Professional Sales Representative at Sandoz
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   September 2014 - Present
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals   July 2013 - August 2014
Covidien   October 2012 - July 2013
Warner Chilcott   May 2010 - October 2012
GFMD   February 2008 - April 2010

Education
University of California, Davis   2005 — 2008
B.S., Biotechnology

University of Waikato   2007 — 2007
Immersion Program, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Ray HeimbuchRay Heimbuch Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years August 1998 - May 2008
Job SAS Consultant for Pharmaceutical trial support
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Eisai Medical Research   December 2008 - Present
Comsys Information Technology Services Inc.   May 2008 - October 2009
COMSYS   May 2008 - October 2009
Pfizer   March 2008 - October 2009
Allergan Pharmaceuticals   November 2008 - June 2009
Novartis   August 1998 - May 2008
Bristol-Myers Squibb, Products Division   August 1985 - August 1994
Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical   August 1982 - August 1985
Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals   August 1980 - August 1982
Yale University School of Medicine   February 1976 - August 1980

Skills
SAS programming, Clinical Data Management, CDISC, Biostatistics, SAS, EDC, Pharmaceutical Industry, CRO, Clinical Research, GCP, 21 CFR Part 11, Data Management, Clinical Development, Validation, Statistics, Data Analysis, Oncology, Statistical Programming, CTMS, Regulatory Submissions, Computer System..., Pharmacovigilance, Drug Development, Protocol

Education
Yale University   1970 — 1973
MPhil, Physical Anthropology

University of California, Davis   1965 — 1970
BS, Genetics

Rene McCabeRene McCabe San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years 1986 - 2007
Job Medical Writer at Impax Laboratories
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Impax Laboratories   August 2008 - Present
Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc.   2005 - 2007
Novartis   1986 - 2007
Chiron Corpporation   1998 - 2005
Chiron   1991 - 2005
Chiron Corporation   1989 - 1991

Skills
Pharmacokinetics, Medical Writing, Clinical Development, Biotechnology, Vaccines, Oncology, Clinical Trials, Pharmaceutical Industry, Clinical Study Design, Protein Chemistry, Clinical Research, Infectious Diseases, Regulatory Submissions, Protocol, Pharmaceutics, Regulatory Requirements, IND, Drug Development, GCP, Immunology, CRO, CTMS, Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, FDA, Clinical Data Management, Lifesciences, Biopharmaceuticals

Education
University of California, Davis
Zoology/Animal Biology

Robin ThompsonRobin Thompson San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years July 2000 - March 2007
Job Global Product Planner at Genentech
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Genentech   March 2011 - Present
Genentech   May 2008 - March 2011
Genentech   April 2007 - May 2008
Novartis   July 2000 - March 2007
Chiron Corporation   July 2000 - March 2007

Education
University of California, Davis   1981 — 1984
BS, Physics

Rosemary ChaoRosemary Chao Emeryville, California
Novartis Years 2009 - 2012
Job Supervisor, Quality Control Novartis Diagnostics
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Grifols (formerly Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics)   2012 - Present
Novartis   2009 - 2012
Chiron Corporation   2007 - 2009
Chiron Corporation   September 2005 - 2007
Large Scale Biology Corporation   2003 - 2004
Communi Care Clinic   2003 - 2003
Sutter Memorial Hospital   2002 - 2003

Skills
Quality Control, CAPA, FDA, GMP, Sop, Change Control, Pharmaceutical Industry, Validation, 21 CFR Part 11, LIMS, Quality System, Trackwise, Deviations, Analytical Method..., ELISA, Cleaning Validation, Biotechnology, Quality Assurance, Immunoassays, Lifesciences, Deviation Management, Medical Devices, SDS-PAGE, Quality Auditing, Document Management, cGMP manufacturing, 21 CFR, SOP authoring, PCR, Root Cause Analysis

Education
University of California, Davis