Event by MichBio – Women Building Success in Biosciences

Hello!  Velesco sponsored a MichBio event this week, June 9, 2015: Women Building Success in Biosciences. See photos here. Three of us ladies from our Plymouth site were able to attend the event, which was fabulous! The event included three panel discussions: Positioning Yourself in Today’s Marketplace, My Life as a Woman Entrepreneur, and Lessons in Leadership.  All of them provided...

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Differences Between a GMP and Non-GMP Lab – Part 1

Greetings! I was hired on with Velesco earlier this summer after several years of work in cGMP pharma labs, both contract and manufacturing-related. Coming from a cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices) background, I’ve noticed a few differences in the way the lab operates when not confined to GMP regulations.  In the next couple of posts, I will discuss these differences. Coming from cGMP...

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Halloween at Velesco

It was a big week last week at Velesco.  Our building hosted a Halloween party consisting of pumpkin decorating and costume contests.  Beth and I dressed up, but didn’t win anything for our awesome costumes. Velesco’s evil Santa pumpkin won 2nd place and a MASSIVE box of chocolates!   Sarah, holding our...

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Long overdue pictures of Nepal

Velesco’s Philanthropy Extremely long overdue: a few pictures from my trip to Nepal, eye surgery camp and trekking in the Himalayas. Cataract camp in Jiri!  There are a lot of happy people about to see for the first time in years.   Mount Everest as seen from Tengboche Monastery. Prayer flags in the...

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Velesco’s philanthropy

It has been several weeks since we have blogged.  Times have been busy at Velesco and priorities shifted towards projects and philanthropic pursuits. As a company and as individuals, we try to be good world citizens.  Recently I had a chance to take a long stretch off of work and spend my time in Nepal helping with a humanitarian cataract surgery camp with the University of Utah’s Moran Eye...

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Exciting Times In Boston! (And No We’re Not Talking About Baseball)

The Quincy Center for Innovation has now officially opened!  Velesco CEO Dave Barnes recently attended the Grand Opening of the Quincy Center for Innovation as one of the keynote speakers.  Several hundred people were gathered for the ribbon-cutting ceremony, including city and state officials, local business owners and potential investors.  See below for links to the press...

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