HMTP is a professional services firm specializing in providing administrative and operations support to small biotechnology companies.  From contract administration, laboratory licensing and permits, document management, meeting and event planning, policy and procedure development, to vendor and consultant management, our focus is on relieving corporate executives of administrative burdens so they can focus on advancing the company’s research goals. In addition to direct C-level executive assistant support, we offer a diverse set of services most useful to biotech companies with a limited administrative staff, or a need for specific areas of administrative or operational expertise. We are confident in our ability to serve as a key asset in complex research environments. And we look forward to supporting your company in your research success.

HMTP Biotech Support Services was founded by Ozell Xianté, a highly qualified administrative professional with 20 years of experience in research administration and support. Ozell has a solid track record of success in the biotechnology industry as well as in academic research.  He draws experience from various positions of increasing responsibility held at the following companies and institutions:

Regulus Therapeutics Inc.
Contract administration and management; SharePoint development and administration; scientific resource administration; policy and procedure development; purchasing, finance and operations support; IT resource management; staff training; executive administrative support.

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Contract administration; database development and maintenance; corporate records and SEC filings; patent document filing; intellectual property protection; guidance and oversight for transfer of proprietary compounds and other scientific assets.

The Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
General research administration; grant management; human resources; meeting and conference coordination; project management; major event planning.

University of California San Diego
Coordination of academic and resource planning committees; management of undergraduate initiatives including the Freshman Seminars Program; recruitment support for senior administrators.

University of Michigan Medical School
General research administration; grant management; purchasing and budget oversight; conference planning and scheduling; staff training and supervision; program management; faculty recruitment, appointments, and promotions.