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Russ H. Read

Project Director

National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce

HQ Phone:  (336) 734-7651

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National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce

2100 Silas Creek Parkway

Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 27103

United States

Company Description

The National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce (NCBW) was created through a US Department of Labor High Growth Grant Initiative in September 2004 and operated in this capacity until September 2008. On October 1st, 2008 the NCBW became a center of BioNet...more

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Background Information

Employment History

Chief Executive Officer

Kucera Pharmaceutical Company


Executive

Burroughs Wellcome Fund


Executive Director Nat. Center Biotechnology Workforce, NC BioNetwork

ForsythTech


Manager, Invited Group

Triad


Global Commercial Strategy Director- HIV

Glaxo Wellcome Inc.


Affiliations

NC BIO

Director


National Science Foundation

Advisor To the ATE NBC2 Program


NC Biotech Center's

Past-Chair of the Advisory Committee for the Piedmont Triad Regional Office


National Visitor's

Committee of ATE National Program


Northeast Biomanufacturing Center and Collaborative

Advisory Board Member


NSF

Advisor To the ATE NBC2 Program


NBC2

Advisory Board Member


North Carolina Biosciences Organization

Board Member


ONCONIX INC

Board Member


University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Chair of the NC Biotech Piedmont Triad Biotechnology Committee, Co - Chair of the Science Advisory Board


Education

Ph.D.


Web References(115 Total References)


Northeast Biomanufacturing Center & Collaborative - Advisory Board Members

Russ H. Read has worked in the bioscience industry for over thirty five years.
Formerly he was an executive with the Burroughs Wellcome and Glaxo Wellcome companies. He was heavily involved with the commercial development of antivirals like AZT and 3TC which are mainstay treatments for HIV illness. Russ has a special interest in the bioscience workforce. He was CEO of the Kucera Pharmaceutical Company- a start- up biopharmaceutical company based in Winston-Salem. He has recently led a national biotechnology workforce effort for nine years called the National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce (NCBW). The NCBW is based in Winston-Salem and was originally a large US DOL grant but is now a part of North Carolina's BioNetwork. The NCBW focuses on achieving best practices for bioscience workforce training with its national partners, such as the US DOL and the NSF. A recent partner is The Manufacturing Institute based in Washington, D.C. In October 2012, a twelve member national consortium of community colleges, led by Forsyth Tech, won a $15 million US DOL Trade Adjustment Assistance grant looking at building biosciences workforce skill standards and credentials. Russ is the consortium's Project Director. Russ is also the Principal Investigator for the NSF ATE Project grant named the Biosciences Industrial Fellowship Program. He currently serves as Past-Chair of the Advisory Committee for the NC Biotech Center's Piedmont Triad regional office and is a Director of NC BIO. He also serves on the National Visitor's Committee of the NSF ATE national program called Bio-Link and is an advisor to the NSF ATE NBC2 program.


Community College Program at BIO2011 Presentations | Bio-Link

Presenter: Russ H. Read, National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce
Russ H. Read will provide an overview of The Manufacturing Institute's agreement with the National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce and its implications for the biotechnology workforce.


NCCCS BioNetwork - Specialized Training for Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences

Russ H. Read Executive Director National Center Biotechnology Workforce Forsyth Tech Community College


http://www.bio-link.org/home/community-college-day-bio-2011/application-nam-endorsed-credentials-biotechnology-workforce-training

Presenter: Russ H. Read, National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce
Russ H. Read will provide an overview of The Manufacturing Institute's agreement with the National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce and its implications for the biotechnology workforce. The National Association of Manufacturer's Manufacturing Institute and the National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce have teamed up to study the application of NAM industry endorsed credentials in the biotechnology workforce space. For more information on the NCBW- see www.biotechworkforce.org Russ H. Read has worked in the bioscience industry for over thirty five years. Formerly he was an executive with the Burroughs Wellcome and Glaxo Wellcome companies. He was heavily involved with the development of antivirals like AZT and 3TC which are mainstay treatments for HIV illness. Russ has a special interest in the bioscience workforce. He was CEO of the Kucera Pharmaceutical Company- a start up biopharmaceutical company based in Winston- Salem. He has recently led a national biotechnology workforce effort for six years called the National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce (NCBW). The NCBW is based in Winston-Salem and was originally a large US DOL grant but is now a part of NC BioNetwork. The NCBW focuses on achieving best practices for bioscience workforce training with its national partners such as the US DOL and the NSF. Its most recent partner is The Manufacturing Institute based in Washington, D.C. Russ is a trained biologist, educator and administrator. He taught biology and chemistry to inner city high school youth for five years while he resided in Montreal Quebec.


Community College Program at BIO 2014 | Northeast Biomanufacturing Center and Collaborative (NBC²)

Moderators: Sulatha Dwarakanath and Russ H. Read
Russ H. Read, Forsyth Technical Community College


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