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Resume for Latha S. for Editor / Writer / Publisher / Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals in Coppell, Texas




Occupation: Editor / Writer / Publisher Industry: Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
Country: United States City: Coppell
State: Texas ZIP: 75019



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Latha S., Ph.D.
Wildflower lane
Flower Mound, TX
SUMMARY
• Experienced medical and scientific writer with years of experience in the biomedical field
• Proficient in medical terminology and basic statistical concepts
• Excellent project management skills
• Extremely organized, detailoriented and capable of efficiently multitasking
• Hardworking with a reputation for consistently exceeding expectations in fastpaced environments
• Highly motivated team player with excellent leadership and interpersonal communication skills
• Excellent computer skills word processing, slide presentations, bibliography management
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Institute for Medical Education & Research, Inc. /present
Medical Grant Writer
• Compile, write and edit grant proposals
• Work with Company clinical team to identify and create key grant components including target audience, needs
assessment and program description
Freelance medical writer //
• Generated highquality content for newsletters, slide kits, case studies, monographs and conference reports for a
variety of clients, including pharmaceutical companies, medical education companies and individual physicians
and scientists
• Ghostwritten articles for clinical and scientific journals on a broad range of
subject areas including but not limited to hematology/oncology,
endocrinology/diabetes, infectious diseases, rheumatology, as well as a
variety of topics in cellular and molecular biology
• Developed marketing materials for pharmaceutical companies including posters, abstract books, slide kits, sales
training modules and executive summaries from advisory board meetings
Physicians Education Resource, Dallas, Texas, USA //
Medical writer II
• Generated needs assessment/ grant proposals for continuing medical education activities
• Written and edited articles based on recent clinical studies for clinical newsletters and journals
• Created educational objectives, agendas and slide kits for CME meetings
• Reviewed manuscripts and slide sets submitted by faculty for scientific
accuracy
• Developed marketing materials for pharmaceutical companies including
posters, abstract books, slide kits and executive summaries from advisory board meetings
• Collaborated with thought leaders, program chairs, consulting faculty and supporters for content development
• Researched current medical and scientific literature
• Attended relevant scientific meetings
• Provided regular status reports for departmental reporting activities
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA //
Postdoctoral Fellow
• Submitted grant proposals for postdoctoral research fellowships in breast and pancreatic cancer
• Awarded the Susan Komen Postdoctoral fellowship in Breast Cancer
Research, $,,
• Researched antiangiogenic and antimetastatic agents in the treatment of
breast and pancreatic cancer
Mentor: Rolf A. Brekken, Ph.D.
Aurigene Discovery Technologies Ltd., Bangalore, India //
Project Manager
Aurigene Discovery Technologies Ltd. is a subsidiary of Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, one of India’s top pharmaceutical
companies, that develops and manufactures generic and branded drugs. Aurigene is a drug discovery company with
integrated capabilities for discovery and development of novel small molecule drugs.
• Planned and managed drug discovery projects
• Analyzed scientific and business rationale of projects
• Generated grant proposals for collaborative drug discovery projects with
pharmaceutical companies.
• Established timelines, budget and resource requirements for projects
• Provided project status reports during each operational phase for senior management review
• Designed a customized laboratory information system LIMS
• Pursued lead molecule identification and optimization based on structureactivity relationship
studies
• Developed high throughput enzymatic and cellbased assays for screening compounds
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA //
Graduate research assistant
• Submitted grant proposals for predoctoral research in breast cancer
• Awarded the U.S. ARMY Department of Defense Predoctoral fellowship in Breast cancer research, $,,
• Identified the tumor suppressor function of a novel gene, RASSFA, located in the
tumor suppressor locus on chromosome p .. Established that ectopic expression of RASSFA i suppresses
tumorigenecity of cancer derived cell lines, ii induces a G cell cycle arrest in cancer cells as well as primary
epithelial cells by invoking the Rb checkpoint and iii affects cyclin D accumulation at a posttranscriptional
level
Dissertation advisor: Michael White, Ph.D.
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA //
Graduate research assistant
• Investigated the role of CD, a Bcell specific cell surface molecule, in negative growth signaling in B
lymphocytes, to identify novel therapeutic targets in autoimmune diseases
Mentor: Mark Coggeshall, Ph.D.
National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India //
Research trainee
• Obtained genomic signatures of various Xanthomonas oryzae strains and identified genetic similarities between
the strains to devise novel breeding strategies for rice crop in India
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
//
Summer Research Fellow
• Investigated a novel chemotherapeutic target, ?aminolevulinate dehydrase ALAD, an enzyme in the heme
biosynthetic pathway, to overcome chloroquine resistant malarial parasite, Plasmodium falciparum
EDUCATION
Ph.D. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA /
Dissertation: “RASSFA: A frequently targeted tumor suppressor that
negatively regulates
cell cycle progression”
M.Sc. University of Pune, Pune, India /
Biotechnology
Dissertation: “Pathotyping of Xanthomonas oryzae pathovar oryzae using molecular markers.
B.Sc.
University of Bombay, Bombay, India /
Biochemistry and Microbiology
HONORS AND AWARDS
• Susan Komen Postdoctoral fellowship in Breast Cancer Research, $,,
• SIGMA XI Scientific Research Society Award for meritorious research in
the biomedical sciences,
• U.S. ARMY Department of Defense Predoctoral fellowship in Breast
cancer research, $,
• Fellowship supporting M.Sc education in biotechnology, funded by the Department of Biotechnology,
Government of India,
• Honors award for academic excellence in Biochemistry, University of
Bombay, India,
SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
• Rangathanan A, Muneer S, Cunningham S, S. L, Tripathy D. Highlights from the th Annual

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