Biochemistry in R&D Management (feat. Ma Sha)

About this Episode of Alumni Aloud

Alumni Aloud Episode 39Ma Sha is head of the bioprocess application labs at Eppendorf, a biotech company that develops products for laboratories around the world. He earned his PhD from the biochemistry program at the Graduate Center.

In this episode, Ma describes his current role in the company and how his role has changed over time. He discusses the hiring process, contrasts academic and industrial lab experiences, and emphasizes how a shift in mindset is necessary for all researchers transitioning to industry.

This episode’s interview was conducted by Paul Powell. The music is “Corporate (Success)” by Scott Holmes.

This podcast episode was produced by a Graduate Center student who participated in an Alumni Aloud fellowship offered through the Office of Career Planning & Professional Development. This programming was sponsored by the CUNY Central Office Career Success  Workforce Development Initiative.


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