Join Beyond the PhD in welcoming Jason Torres, a Senior Clinical Research Associate at Roche Diagnostics. Come learn about his career path!

Jason Torres is a Connecticut-native that obtained his Bachelor of Sciences Degree, Physiology and Neurobiology, at the University of Connecticut, while actively researching women reproductive health via a Drosophila model system. After his undergraduate degree, Jason pursued his Master of Sciences Degree, Cellular and Molecular Biology, at the University of New Haven researching resistant forms of B. burgdorferi, the Lyme disease causing bacteria. With a growing interest in clinical research, Jason pursued a career in industry, specifically in clinical operations. Jason is currently a Senior Clinical Research Associate at Roche Diagnostics in Pleasanton, California. Responsibilities for this role include monitoring molecular, sequencing and tissue in vitro diagnostic (IVD) clinical trials in accordance with ICH guidelines, good clinical practice (GCP) and regulatory agency compliance for FDA submissions.


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Published by Britt Knight PhD, Co-Director

I received my PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Connecticut. My doctoral research focused on basic mechanisms in peripheral inflammatory pain biology. After, I completed about two years of postdoctoral research understanding how biomaterials can be used to deliver analgesics for treating musculoskeletal pain. Currently, I am the Program Coordinator for the United States Association for the Study of Pain (USASP) under the larger International organization (IASP).

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