Zoraida A.

Analytical Chemistry | BioTech | Pharmaceuticals

United States of America

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE: Business executive with PhD in Analytical chemistry and more than 20 years of management and supervisory experiences. Adept at research and product development management, proc...see more

  • Biotechnology & Life Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Technical Officer

Benedict Family Trust
2 years
Current position
Aug 2020 - Present
Provide leadership and demonstrate excellence in helping the companies (BioTech Pharmacal and DB Science) achieve their mission and goals. Encourage staff growth and advancement, includ...see more


9 years
Current position
Jan 2013 - Present
Founder of ZYSTEIN,LLC

Chief Technology Officer

Zystein, LLC
8 years
Jan 2013 - Aug 2020
Manage and provide direction that supports customer needs in bio- and nano- technology for skin care and health care applications. Develop formulations using all-natural raw materials ...see more


Ocean NanoTech
1 year
Feb 2012 - Mar 2013
Serve as an expert in the life sciences applications of nanomaterials. Advice R&D and product development for biological and medical applications. Provide advice and perform experiments...see more

Principal Investigator/Study Director

Covance Laboratories
6 months
Feb 2012 - Aug 2012
Directed, managed, and administered pre-clinical and clinical pharmaceutical studies. Coordinated study team efforts as well as solved assay problems and recommended alternative paths ...see more

Director of Research and Development/Senior Scientist

Ocean NanoTech
3 years
Oct 2008 - Feb 2012
Directed new technology development, managed projects, and managed product development towards biomedical and life sciences applications of nanomaterials. Managed methods development fo...see more

Chief Technology Officer/Senior Scientist

Vegrandis, LLC
5 years
Jun 2003 - Oct 2008
Executed and directed new applications of existing and new technology acquisitions in the company. Served as project manager for development of instruments, lab-on-a-chip, and reagent f...see more

Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Cincinnati
11 months
Jun 2002 - May 2003
Developed amperometric (rotating disk electrodes and platinum disk electrode), fluorescence (organic dye), and spectroelectrochemical (using AuNPs) sensors for Bacillus anthracis (anth...see more

Graduate Research Assistant

University of Arkansas
3 years
Aug 1998 - Dec 2001
Developed bioanalytical sensors for proteins and DNA using self-contained microelectrochemical devices for small volumes. Designed the solid platform for capture and detection of whole ...see more

General Manager

Tiger Records
5 years
Mar 1993 - Jul 1998
Managed and supervised a staff of 15. Carried out the day to day operations of the company as follows: * Prepared the operating budget, interviewed and hired new employees; structured a...see more

Vice President for International Affairs

AMP, Inc
3 years
Jan 1990 - Mar 1993
Managed the international business section of AMP, Inc outside the Philippines; executed collaborations on various projects with international clients from the US, Japan, UK, Germany, e...see more

Assistant Professor

University of the Philippines
8 years
May 1985 - Feb 1993
Taught and trained students and new faculty/staff how to operate/maintain UV, IR and AAS. Lectured in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, and General Chemistry for m...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Biotechnology & Life Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical


  • Materials Science
  • Characterization
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Validation
  • Formulation
  • UV/Vis
  • Protein Chemistry