Education: Ph. D. in Applied Biology
Languages: English, Hindi, Gujarati
Specialization in immunotherapy, biologics, drug discovery and development, translational research, cell based assays, ELISA, Meso scale discovery, PK/PD, immunogenicity assay developments and validations, in-vitro and in-vivo assays, regulated bioanalysis, regulatory guidelines.
LinkedIN Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/swatipatel18/
Current Company: University of Queensland Diamantina Institute
Current Position: Scientific Officer - Immunotherapy
Experience Description: Biopharmaceutical Scientist with more than 14 years of experience. Although I am at good position now I have reached here with lot of hard time. This I called as experience of life. I am also a cancer survivor and along with my scientific abilities I would also like to help people who needs a listener or help in fighting their hard time.
I am a biopharmaceutical scientist with more than a decade of industrial experience in reputed Indian companies in discovery and development of biological drugs for cancer and autoimmune diseases. My expertise includes immunology, oncology and immunotherapy . I have worked in all different aspects of drug development starting from discovery, screening, mechanism of action, in-vitro, in-vivo efficacy studies, potency assays, characterization, clinical trials and regulated bioanalysis for PK, PD, Immunogenicity. More importantly I have hands on experience in all these fields. I have good experience in business development and have successfully completed R&D lab set up in contract research organizations for regulated bioanalysis and discovery as per GLP/OECD guidelines for large molecules.
I can be a life coach trying to bring positive thinking in its best way as I belive I have learned a lot from my life experiences.