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RssChemist/Associate Scientist

Method Development, Validation, GMP and GLP Compliance

Agricultural Technician

Sunnyvale, CA

About Me


Science & Biotech


Agricultural Technician

Ideal Companies:

Genentech, Amgen, Guidance, Gilead Science, Abbott

Education level:


Will Relocate:



Sunnyvale, CA

Work Experiences

3/2003 - 12/2007

ALZA Corporation / Johnson & Johnson

Individual Contributor

  • * Developed, optimized, and validated analytical methods for small molecular pharmaceutical compounds, and extended release dosage forms in support of early and late phase formulation. * Wrote validation protocol, technical report, and analytical method. * Supported process validation, stability, and method transfer activities to QC/contract labs. * Compiled data for trend analysis and managed stability results to support clinical batches and marketed products. * Participated in developing appropriate specifications and acceptance criteria to support product development. * Conducted peer review for analytical data packages. Trained temporary/regular junior staff. * Interpreted test results for cross-functional project teams. * Troubleshot problems in instrument and sample, and performed root cause analysis. * Collaborated in draft, reviewed and revised SOPs. * Maintained laboratory cleanliness, and safety in compliance. * Involved in process improvement processes.

8/2000 - 3/2003

ALZA Corporation

Individual Contributor

  • * Developed analytical methods by HPLC, GC, and Karl Fischer for samples at Phase II and Phase III levels. Designed method validation protocol and executed the validation. * Performed impurity assay, release rate, dissolution, drug content, residual solvent, and water content testing to support OROS formulation and lot clearance. * Analyzed test results and generated final reports using chromatographic data system. * Managed equipment calibration/qualifications.

5/1997 - 9/2000

ALZA Corporation

Entry Level

  • * Performed analytical testing for raw materials, intermediates, and finished products with prescribed methods under GMP and GLP compliance to support both products developments and quality control lot clearance. * Performed the residual drug analysis (animal transit study) and animal dosing studies in support the toxicology group. * Daily checked on pH meters, balances, temperature records, and other lab equipment. * Maintained equipment logbooks, ordered and purchased lab supplies, and maintained laboratories in good operation conditions.