Senior Scientist/research Scientist/assistant Reproductive Toxicologist &study Monitor
As the Study Director/Monitor, designed, conducted, analyzed, interpreted, and reported reproductive and general toxicity studies conducted in-house and at contract facilities. Regularly managed 10 to15 studies in accordance with appropriate GLP standards, relevant SOPs, safety, animal welfare, and international regulations and guidelines. Assisted project teams with problem solving, regulatory submission preparation and inquiry response, and risk assessment. Performed laparotomies, fetal evaluations, neonatal developmental milestone and behavioral testing and other laboratory procedures. Provided all reproductive toxicology laboratory procedure training and recordkeeping for site personnel. Created, performed and reported all site-specific reproductive toxicology computer validation testing procedures.
- Selected interim supervisor of the Reproductive Toxicology Laboratory (supervised 4 employees), following the merger of former Burroughs Wellcome and Glaxo, resulting in continued high-quality laboratory output and elimination of work backlog (approximately 17 studies) in one year.
- Designed, relocated, and set up the new Reproductive Toxicology Laboratory suite and animal room remodeling on time and within budget.
- Received the highest possible performance rating 10 consecutive years (includes early experience).
- Increased rabbit breeding performance from approximately 65% to 90% after taking full control of rabbit breeding operations, greatly reducing the need to repeat studies.