Master of Science in Biotechnology Program, UW-Madison

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Maria Pecora

Class of 2023

Maria Pecora
Employer: PPD, Inc.
Title: Associate Scientist
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Maria earned her bachelor’s degree in biology at UW-Platteville. She currently works at PPD, Inc as an associate scientist where she is responsible for preparing, analyzing, and quantitatively measuring pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical compounds in a variety of formulations and biological matrices. Prior to PPD, Maria worked at Colony Brands where she first learned about regulatory expectations to maintain public health and safety.

Maria plans on using her new skills and knowledge learned from the M.S. in Biotechnology to accelerate her career in the biotechnology in the area of safety. Ultimately, Maria hopes to work either for Centers for Disease Control or the Food and Drug Administration.





































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