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Harvard Graduate & Pfizer Principle Scientist Dr. Randy Streck Joins Post University
Post University has named Randy Streck, Ph.D., Assistant Academic Program Manager/ Laboratory Manager for the school’s Biology Program. In this new position at the University, Dr. Streck will teach biology courses, maintain Biology and Chemistry laboratories and laboratory equipment, implement and maintain laboratory safety standards, and manage work study students in the lab.
Prior to joining Post University, Dr. Randy Streck was the Senior Principle Scientist at Pfizer, where he worked on Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology, Drug Safety Research and Development. While at Pfizer, he taught, mentored, and supervised scientists, technical staff and undergraduates in numerous laboratory techniques, including those to assess rodent malformations induced by drug treatment, to clearly isolate specific organs for gene expression analysis, and to correctly map cell types expressing important genes in tissue sections analyzed by an in situ hybridization. Before joining Pfizer, Dr. Streck was a Principal Investigator/ Research Biologist for the National Center for Toxicological Research (a branch of the FDA).
Dr. Streck has a great deal of experience in all aspects of setting up and running a laboratory. In his career, he has created two profitable and productive labs out of empty rooms. He has a B.S. in Biochemistry from Harvard and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of California, Berkeley. He also completed two post doctoral fellowships in Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, and Columbia University, respectively.
Dr. Streck lives in Deep River, Connecticut.
“Dr. Streck is a prestigious scientist who brings years of practical experience in academics, government, and industry. He is also a natural teacher who can provide students with the knowledge, critical thinking, and hands-on laboratory skills needed to succeed in their future careers.” said Dylan Clyne, Ph.D., Academic Program Manager for Post University’s Biology program. “We are delighted to welcome him to the Post University community.”
Founded in 1890, Post University is a student-focused, career-driven university committed to providing students with the knowledge, personal skills and experience required to be leaders in their chosen fields. Located in Waterbury, Conn., Post University provides a wide array of degree programs for on-campus and online students of all ages. It is known for its quality, career-driven academic programs, small classes, and competitive NCAA Division II athletics. Its more than 9,000 full- and part-time students come from the United States and abroad, and are supported by faculty whose mission is to prepare students to compete and succeed in today’s global workplace. To learn more about Post
University, visit www.post.edu or call 800.345.2562.