Academia to biotechnology [electronic resource] : career changes at any stage / Jeffrey M. Gimble.

By: Gimble, Jeffrey MMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic Press, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 169 p.) : illISBN: 9780122841514; 0122841514; 9780080493152 (electronic bk.); 0080493157 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): Biotechnology industries -- United States | Scientists -- Education (Higher) -- United States | Career changes -- United States | Biotechnology | Drug Industry | Research Personnel | Faculty | Career Mobility | Bio-industries -- �Etats-Unis | Scientifiques -- Enseignement sup�erieur -- �Etats-Unis | Secondes carri�eres -- �Etats-Unis | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- ServiceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Academia to biotechnology.DDC classification: 338.4/76606 LOC classification: HD9999.B443 | U6385 2005ebOnline resources: ScienceDirect
Contents:
Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1. Communication -- Nonverbal -- Verbal -- Organization -- Chapter 2. Interfacing with Sibling Departments -- Biotech Subcultures -- Chapter 3. The Circular continuum: Papers to Grant to Patents -- Manuscripts -- Grants -- Patents -- Reviewing -- Chapter 4. Designing a Manuscript -- Contents of a Manuscript -- Chapter 5. Designing and Writing a Grant -- Who Is Your Target Audience? -- Budget -- Curriculum Vitae -- Resources -- Outline and Specific Aims -- Background and Significance -- Preliminary Data -- Experimental Design -- Commercialization -- Human and Animal Subjects -- References -- Consultants or Collaborators -- Chapter 6. Designing and Writing a Patent -- Record of Invention and Priority Date -- Patentability -- Patent Alternatives -- Exclusivity -- Filing -- Licensing -- Implications for Academic and Industry Relations -- Chapter 7. The Federal Biologics/Drug/device Approval Process -- Chapter 8. Good Laboratory Practices and Current Good Manufacturing Practices -- Definitions of GLP and cGMP -- Documentation Procedures -- Validation Protocols -- Inventories -- Notebooks -- Federal Regulations -- Inspection Process -- Chapter 9. Experimental Protocols -- Proactive Design and Troubleshooting: Lessons from Engineers -- Chapter 10. Experimental Reports -- Just the Facts, Please! -- Organization and Content -- Chapter 11. Experimental Methods -- Details of Accepted Practice -- Chapter 12. Standard Operating Procedures -- Chapter 13. How to Choose a Postdoctoral Position -- Define Your Goals -- Identify Your Selection and Decision Criteria -- Negotiating the Deal -- Chapter 14. How to Choose a Biotechnology Company -- Defining Personal Goals -- Selection Criteria -- Cultural Level -- Interpersonal Level -- Negotiations -- Exit Strategy -- Chapter 15. How to Set up a Laboratory -- Organizing -- Inventories -- Equipment and Manuals -- Methods, Protocols, and Standard Operating Procedures -- Chapter 16. How to Administer a Laboratory -- Personnel -- Finances -- Publication Expectations -- Leaving the Laboratory -- Chapter 17. Collaborations -- Steps to Facilitate Collaboration -- Acknowledgment -- Chapter 18. How to Close a Laboratory -- Inventories, Cleanup, and Inspections -- Equipment -- Personnel -- Chapter 19. Professional Expectations of PhDs in Academia and Industry -- Publications -- Grants -- Peer Reviewing -- Teaching -- Community Service -- Honors and Speaking Engagements -- Academic Freedom -- Biotech Industry Special Emphases -- Patents -- Chapter 20. Personnel Management Skills -- Recruiting -- Hiring -- Mentoring -- Promoting -- Terminating -- Chapter 21. Changing Jobs -- Transitioning from Academia to Industry (and Back) -- Networking -- Interviewing -- Chapter 22. Personal Life -- Child Care -- Family and Friends.
Summary: The book deals with both the abstract and practical aspects of moving from a university laboratory to a position in the biotech industry. Each chapter lists common and unique features to evaluate breaking down complex decisions into manageable elements. Several sections provide "how to" guides for the preparation of manuscripts, patents, grants, and internal company documents. *Written by an experienced academician and successful biotechnology entrepreneur *Reviews the basic tools taught in a traditional university *Identifies new ways these these tools will be used in the corporate world *Details the 'nuts and bolts' necessary to negotiate a successful position in the biotech industry.
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The book deals with both the abstract and practical aspects of moving from a university laboratory to a position in the biotech industry. Each chapter lists common and unique features to evaluate breaking down complex decisions into manageable elements. Several sections provide "how to" guides for the preparation of manuscripts, patents, grants, and internal company documents. *Written by an experienced academician and successful biotechnology entrepreneur *Reviews the basic tools taught in a traditional university *Identifies new ways these these tools will be used in the corporate world *Details the 'nuts and bolts' necessary to negotiate a successful position in the biotech industry.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1. Communication -- Nonverbal -- Verbal -- Organization -- Chapter 2. Interfacing with Sibling Departments -- Biotech Subcultures -- Chapter 3. The Circular continuum: Papers to Grant to Patents -- Manuscripts -- Grants -- Patents -- Reviewing -- Chapter 4. Designing a Manuscript -- Contents of a Manuscript -- Chapter 5. Designing and Writing a Grant -- Who Is Your Target Audience? -- Budget -- Curriculum Vitae -- Resources -- Outline and Specific Aims -- Background and Significance -- Preliminary Data -- Experimental Design -- Commercialization -- Human and Animal Subjects -- References -- Consultants or Collaborators -- Chapter 6. Designing and Writing a Patent -- Record of Invention and Priority Date -- Patentability -- Patent Alternatives -- Exclusivity -- Filing -- Licensing -- Implications for Academic and Industry Relations -- Chapter 7. The Federal Biologics/Drug/device Approval Process -- Chapter 8. Good Laboratory Practices and Current Good Manufacturing Practices -- Definitions of GLP and cGMP -- Documentation Procedures -- Validation Protocols -- Inventories -- Notebooks -- Federal Regulations -- Inspection Process -- Chapter 9. Experimental Protocols -- Proactive Design and Troubleshooting: Lessons from Engineers -- Chapter 10. Experimental Reports -- Just the Facts, Please! -- Organization and Content -- Chapter 11. Experimental Methods -- Details of Accepted Practice -- Chapter 12. Standard Operating Procedures -- Chapter 13. How to Choose a Postdoctoral Position -- Define Your Goals -- Identify Your Selection and Decision Criteria -- Negotiating the Deal -- Chapter 14. How to Choose a Biotechnology Company -- Defining Personal Goals -- Selection Criteria -- Cultural Level -- Interpersonal Level -- Negotiations -- Exit Strategy -- Chapter 15. How to Set up a Laboratory -- Organizing -- Inventories -- Equipment and Manuals -- Methods, Protocols, and Standard Operating Procedures -- Chapter 16. How to Administer a Laboratory -- Personnel -- Finances -- Publication Expectations -- Leaving the Laboratory -- Chapter 17. Collaborations -- Steps to Facilitate Collaboration -- Acknowledgment -- Chapter 18. How to Close a Laboratory -- Inventories, Cleanup, and Inspections -- Equipment -- Personnel -- Chapter 19. Professional Expectations of PhDs in Academia and Industry -- Publications -- Grants -- Peer Reviewing -- Teaching -- Community Service -- Honors and Speaking Engagements -- Academic Freedom -- Biotech Industry Special Emphases -- Patents -- Chapter 20. Personnel Management Skills -- Recruiting -- Hiring -- Mentoring -- Promoting -- Terminating -- Chapter 21. Changing Jobs -- Transitioning from Academia to Industry (and Back) -- Networking -- Interviewing -- Chapter 22. Personal Life -- Child Care -- Family and Friends.

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