FACES OF SUCCESSModerator:   Elaine Johnson, Bio-LinkPanelists:   Ana Maria Ovalle             Solimar Santiago           ...
Biotech-careers.org           Photos                  Job Areas           Careers    Flashcards      Videos
Ana Maria Ovalle    June 18 2012
My Story         I am from Colombia     Bunker Hill Community College         A.S. In BiotechnologyMillennium: The Takeda ...
Summer Internship Description   Assist in experimental scale-up, transfer, and characterization ofmammalian cell culture p...
Solimar G. Santiago
Background• Graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute   – B.S. in Chemical Engineering• Graduated from Springfield Te...
Current Role• Research Associate at Aileron Therapeutics   – Responsible for synthesis of stapled peptide therapeutics   –...
Kelly Turner
• 15 years textile manufacturing industry• A.A.S. in Biotechnology from Pitt Community College• Member of the Phi Theta Ka...
Course Developer• Research selected material for new course development  and/or revisions to current materials.• Perform o...
Rob T. Taylor, Ph.D.
Education• First generation college graduate in family with 13 aunts &  uncles, and over 50 first cousins• A.A. – General ...
Principal Scientist: Hoffman –LaRoche Inc.• Head of Mechanistic Enzymology group within early  ADME (Non-Clinical Safety)•...
Marlena Jackson   June 18, 2012
My Story… Interest in science/Genentech Mom diagnosed with breast cancer Wanted to make a difference/patients/give  bac...
My Current PositionResearch Assistant         The Future   DNA Sequencing            Promote women in science   Analysi...
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Faces of Success: Our Graduates and Their Careers

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This interactive session features a lively panel of successful industry professionals who recently gained employability skills at community and technical colleges. Individuals share their pathways to rewarding careers in high-skill, high-wage positions in the biotechnology industry thanks to the access and affordability of targeted programs at community and technical colleges.

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Faces of Success: Our Graduates and Their Careers

  1. 1. FACES OF SUCCESSModerator: Elaine Johnson, Bio-LinkPanelists: Ana Maria Ovalle Solimar Santiago Kelly Turner Rob T. Taylor Marlena Jackson
  2. 2. Biotech-careers.org Photos Job Areas Careers Flashcards Videos
  3. 3. Ana Maria Ovalle June 18 2012
  4. 4. My Story I am from Colombia Bunker Hill Community College A.S. In BiotechnologyMillennium: The Takeda Oncology Company Summer Internship Cell Culture: Process Development Group
  5. 5. Summer Internship Description Assist in experimental scale-up, transfer, and characterization ofmammalian cell culture processes to support new strain introduction and process improvements •Follow SOP, GMP, GLP •Media and Reagent Preparation •Aseptic Techniques •Culture of Mammalian Cell Lines •Collect, analyze data from bench-top bioreactors •Participate in CMC Meetings •Learn, Grow and Contribute
  6. 6. Solimar G. Santiago
  7. 7. Background• Graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute – B.S. in Chemical Engineering• Graduated from Springfield Technical Community College – A.S. in Biotechnology• Worked with peptides for the past 6 years – New England Peptide – Aileron Therapeutics
  8. 8. Current Role• Research Associate at Aileron Therapeutics – Responsible for synthesis of stapled peptide therapeutics – Participant of several multidisciplinary project teams – Chance to develop drugs in various therapeutic areas such as oncology and metabolic disorders – Opportunity to meet Robert Grubbs, PhD
  9. 9. Kelly Turner
  10. 10. • 15 years textile manufacturing industry• A.A.S. in Biotechnology from Pitt Community College• Member of the Phi Theta Kappa International and Gamma Beta Phi Honor Societies• Currently pursuing the Bachelor of Science Degree with a concentration in Bioprocess Manufacturing from East Carolina University
  11. 11. Course Developer• Research selected material for new course development and/or revisions to current materials.• Perform outreach to students, displaced workers, and the community.• Teach a Kid’s College on Biotechnology during the Summer.• Works closely with organizations such as the Girl Scouts of America and the 4-H Youth Development Program to stimulate interests in life sciences.
  12. 12. Rob T. Taylor, Ph.D.
  13. 13. Education• First generation college graduate in family with 13 aunts & uncles, and over 50 first cousins• A.A. – General Education – Cosumnes River College, Sacramento, CA• B.S. – Biochemistry, UC Davis Davis, CA• Ph.D. – Molecular Toxicology, UCLA Los Angeles, CA
  14. 14. Principal Scientist: Hoffman –LaRoche Inc.• Head of Mechanistic Enzymology group within early ADME (Non-Clinical Safety)• Role is to plan, design, supervise, and interpret experimental strategies or research programs that support mechanistic analysis of small molecule drug candidates• Consult project teams on risk of clinical drug-drug interactions via induction of drug-metabolizing enzymes
  15. 15. Marlena Jackson June 18, 2012
  16. 16. My Story… Interest in science/Genentech Mom diagnosed with breast cancer Wanted to make a difference/patients/give back Influential people/instructors/mentors • City College of San Francisco, Bridge to Biotech
  17. 17. My Current PositionResearch Assistant The Future DNA Sequencing  Promote women in science Analysis by giving young girls from ages 8 to 13, from under- Specialized projects represented communities Next Generation the opportunity to become the next generation of Sequencing platforms future leaders  The dynamic intersection of the Bridge to Biotech program and the need for change in my community culminated in the creation of
  18. 18. These Are My Students

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