Hello everyone. My name is Eduardo Perez and before I tell you a little bit about myself, I would like to thank Bio Careers for this opportunity. I look forward to interacting with many fellow members and hope to teach and learn valuable lessons through this blog.
In the past week, I attended the 102nd Americans Association for Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting in Orlando, Florida. This meeting is one of the biggest annual meetings for cancer research all over the world. It is an important event for basic scientists, clinical doctors, biotech companies, a...
How to play it and win. If you are looking for a change or have to change, and have identified some places that are “looking for a few good people,” what it comes down to is finding out who in the company are doing the looking, getting their attention, and then convincing them that they ne...
I'm struck by some of the postings in the blogosphere in which postdocs rail against peers who choose to pursue non-academic careers. The reasoning typically goes something like “if you're not going to pursue research, then you shouldn't get a PhD. You shouldn't take up that slot....
In the March issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a premiere journal in my field, I read a report on publication puffery -- “Unverifiable and Erroneous Publications Reported by Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Applicants” by Simmons et al.The abstract summarizes the findings:
Mergers and acquisitions are rampant in the pharmaceutical industry. As companies consolidate and reorganize, downsizing is the norm and many talented people lose their jobs. Some will take early retirements. Some may take a break if they get severance. But...
In a prior post, I promised to relate my research findings on getting either a certificate or a degree in regulatory affairs. Here is what I have learned. Regulatory affairs (RA) personnel function in pharma and device companies to insure compliance with all of the regulations...