Credentials: MS in Biotechnology
Position title: Laboratory Technician, Pfizer (Lake Forest, IL)
Ernesto Rodriguez (B.S., Biologic Sciences, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois) joined the program as a Study Technician I in the Safety Assessment department at Covance Laboratories where he monitored and documented test administration and sample collection ensuring that they meet good laboratory practice and adherence with animal laboratory compliance.
Ernesto plans to use his education in the M.S. in Biotechnology to grow his career in clinical research within Covance, acquiring greater responsibilities and refining his leadership skills to ultimately expand into drug and therapy development.