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    Saurabh Sen, Ph.D
    Biopharma Research
    Changing Careers
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    Planning for the future and having a career of choice were topics of intense discussion during my undergraduate days, right from tea table chats with my family to late night conversations with dorm buddies. Peer pressure from family to imbibe a certain discipline has always disturbed me a bit, and I was concerned about how things would unfold when I decided for the first time to shift into Biochemistry as an elective during my honors degree course. The field of medicine has always fascinated me, but probably the implicated fear factor dealing with blood and human corpses distracted me from that discipline. The next closest opportunity that attracted me was the biology of the human system, and thus my next obvious choice was to switch gears into Biochemistry. The elective course opened a complete ...