Alum Elected Vice Chair of the BIOTEC Section of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists

Head shot of alumnus Tarik KhanAlumnus Tarik Khan (Ph.D. ’12) has been elected as the new vice chair of the Biotechnology Section of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS). Khan is a former student of the Maynard Lab Group.

“This recognition by his fellow scientists is a testament to the his ongoing contributions and leadership in the pharmaceutical field,” Dr. Jennifer Maynard said.

The biotechnology section of AAPS is comprised of members from diverse backgrounds in industry, academia, and government who share a common interest in the evolving field of biotechnology. The primary goal of this section is to unite multiple scientific disciplines in a forum where experimental results and experiences are shared and evolving concerns on the research, development, and manufacture of biotechnology based pharmaceuticals are discussed.

Khan has been very involved in AAPS since he was a graduate student at UT Austin. He was a BIOTEC Section Student Representative for four years and a member of the steering committee.


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