Cauvery MK

#506 C BLOCK, Indian institute of Management
560076•Bangalore
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Bilekahalli, Bannerghatta Road

PROFILE
Employed as a Quality Control Analyst at Clinigene Intl Ltd., with experience of 1.5 years.
Work experience in Analytical verification procedures with focus on testing and
identification of critical defects for resolution. Diversified skill sets by working for 1 year
as a part of Quality Control team.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Worked in tandem with various teams to help locate and identify systemic issues,
laying emphasis on timely resolution and CAPA (Corrective/Preventive action).

Worked as Subject Matter Expert – reviewed current procedures, their alignment
with GLP guidelines and provided feedback where required.

Prepared and modified SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) as per requirement
and trained laboratory personnel on the same.

Monitored personnel adherence to procedures and documentation while assisting
with initiation of necessary CAPA. Strict adherence to procedures and deadlines
with excellent results in audits/inspections.

Handled escalated issues with minimal response time and first contact resolution.

EXPERIENCE
Quality Control Analyst

APRIL 2014 – PRESENT / CLINIGENE INTL., LTD.

Focus on implementation of CAPA according to relevant SOPs and training of
personnel as and when required.

Regular review of SOPs and STPs (Standard Testing Procedure) to ensure alignment
with current practices in the laboratory.

Verification of study related documents, including but not limited to, study plans,
study reports, amendments etc.

Periodic verification of all documentation within the Bioanalytical laboratory to
ensure procedural correctness and GLP compliance.

Verification and monitoring of laboratory procedures and equipment with
resolution of critical and non-critical issues.

Ensuring that integrity of the study is retained at all times and amendment of any
factors that affect the same where possible. CAPA executed along with integrity
analysis where amendment isn’t feasible.

Compilation of all study related communications into the study raw data.

Training personnel on a regular basis for SOPs that are revised within the QC
department.

Handling high severity emergent issues and assisting personnel in resolution of
issue. Working in tandem with different departments to meet the response time
deadline.

Ensuring alignment of procedures followed between QA (Quality Assurance) and
QC (Quality Control).

Trainee

FEBRUARY 2014 – APRIL 2014 / BIOCON BIOPHARMACEUTICALS

Worked on analytical tools in stability testing of therapeutic proteins. Primary
emphasis on HPLC and UV Spectrometer Karl Fischer Titrator.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Biochemistry: Quantitative and qualitative estimation of carbohydrates, lipids,
proteins, and nucleic acids, Thin Layer Chromatography, SDS Gel Electrophoresis.

Molecular Biology: Agarose
digestion/ligation, PCR.

Immunology: Immuno- assays viz., RIA, RID, Blood grouping, ELISA

Microbiology: Basic techniques in microbiology.

Computer skills: Moderate user of Windows and Microsoft Suite

gel

electrophoresis

of DNA,

DNA

Restriction

EDUCATION

2010 – 2012 / Mount Carmel College, Bangalore
M.Sc Biotechnology (81%)
Thesis on “Invitro inhibition of Fungal and Bacterial plant pathogens by
seed and peel extracts of fruits”

2007 – 2010 / Christ College, Affiliated to Bangalore University
B.Sc Biotechnology (82%)
Project on “Validation by marker assisted selection using RM 315 primer
for the selection of drought
resistant red rice variety”

2005 – 2007 / Christ Junior College, Affiliated to Bangalore University
PUC (72%)

AWARDS

Recipient of a scholarship sponsored by C V Raman Institute of Technology (20072010)

Best Volunteer Award for Social Work in Centre for Social Action, a NGO
Christ College, Bangalore

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REFERENCES

Available upon request