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Lizz Patterson: Employee Spotlight

By Synterex / May 3, 2024 / Comments Off on Lizz Patterson: Employee Spotlight

Today’s Employee Spotlight is on Lizz Patterson, our hardworking business operations associate. Read our Q&A with her below.  Where are you from? New Cumberland, PA, USA   How long have you worked at Synterex? About 5 months – my first day on the job was December 11th, 2023!   What is your favorite thing about the company?…

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The 2 Types of Remote Work Environment

By Synterex / April 25, 2024 / Comments Off on The 2 Types of Remote Work Environment

We’ve all seen a lot of articles in the last few years about the pros and cons of the remote work environment. Regardless of whether they’re written by someone who is happier and more productive working from home, or by someone who insists everyone simply must be forced back into the office, I have noticed…

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Julia Kobel: Employee Spotlight

By Synterex / April 22, 2024 / Comments Off on Julia Kobel: Employee Spotlight

Today’s Employee Spotlight is on Julia Kobel, one of our talented medical writers. Read our Q&A with her below.  Where are you from?   Lexington, MA   How long have you worked at Synterex?   6 years   What is your favorite thing about the company?   It’s a small company, so everything is much more personal. My colleagues are…

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Ticklish Rats and the 3Rs of Animal Testing

By Synterex / April 22, 2024 / Comments Off on Ticklish Rats and the 3Rs of Animal Testing

Interested in becoming a Certified Rat Tickler? It’s not a joke; the certification is offered through Purdue University (Indiana, USA), and it can be important for laboratory animal welfare as well as improving the ease of handling rats used in research.  I first learned about rat tickling at a lab animal conference I attended years…

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Regulatory project management: keeping things on track

By Synterex / April 12, 2024 / Comments Off on Regulatory project management: keeping things on track

Writing is often thought of as a solitary task. An author sits in a quiet, isolated environment, plugging away with their thoughts. With regulatory writing, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Instead, it’s often a chaotic mix of emailing colleagues, coordinating timelines, and managing input from stakeholders. As a medical writer or project manager…

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How’s your posture? (Head, shoulders, knees and toes)

By Synterex / April 11, 2024 / Comments Off on How’s your posture? (Head, shoulders, knees and toes)

By Karen Cross Simple reminders to sit up straight, stand tall, stretch and be aware of body alignment Many side effects can result from poor posture: shoulder, neck and back pain, circulation issues, dizziness and even depression, to name a few.  You can avoid injuries and unnecessary doctor visits and save your time and money…

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Diksha Diundi: Employee Spotlight

By Synterex / February 12, 2024 / Comments Off on Diksha Diundi: Employee Spotlight

Today’s Employee Spotlight is on Diksha Diundi, one of our fantastic medical writing fellows. Read our Q&A with her below.  Where are you from?  I was born and brought up in Delhi, India. Presently, living in Englewood, CO.  How long have you worked at Synterex?  I started my fellowship on June 27, 2023.  What is…

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From Teen to Troop to Intern

By Synterex / February 5, 2024 / Comments Off on From Teen to Troop to Intern

By: Trinity Cunningham-Arce    My idea of life at eighteen was very different than it is from life now at twenty-three. I think we’ve all been there: wanting to grow up, needing to be our own person, and dying for some independence. When I applied for college, I was ready to run away to Miami…

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Hello, My Pronouns Are…

By Synterex / January 1, 2024 / Comments Off on Hello, My Pronouns Are…

Pronoun conversations are popping up all over; and, luckily, they’re spreading to the workplace, too. As pronouns are deeply personal, it’s important that this part of a person’s identity is both respected and accepted at work.  To start any new work (or personal) relationship off on the right foot, introduce yourself with your name and…

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Shoshana holding a pet rabbit.

Shoshana Hereld: Employee Spotlight

By Synterex / December 11, 2023 / Comments Off on Shoshana Hereld: Employee Spotlight

Today’s Employee Spotlight is on Shoshana Hereld, our amazing accounting assistant. Read our Q&A with her below. Where are you from? I’m from Connecticut, but I live in Oaxaca, Mexico. How long have you worked at Synterex? Since February 2023. What is your favorite thing about the company? My coworkers. They’re an amazing group of…

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