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To find a growth oriented position in the biotechnology/chemical sciences field where my skills will be utilized.
795 E Irving Park Rd Apt C, Roselle, IL 60172
•Competent, entry-level candidate with a passion for the Sciences.
•Demonstrated achiever with exceptional knowledge of laboratory and research practices.
•Strong comprehension of the biological and chemical sciences.
•Precise, analytical person with a natural attention to detail.
Masters Degree in Biotechnology & the Chemical Sciences
Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL 2008
Concentration in Biology with a minor in Chemistry, graduated with a 3.25 GPA.
B.S. Degree in Biology
Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL 2006
Certificate in Biotechnology 2006
Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL
Associate in Liberal Arts 1999
William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, IL
Career History & Accomplishments
Administrative Assistant to the Executive Vice President, Manager of Administration and Human Resources,
American Foundry Society 2Number Hidden
•Coordinated all regional meetings.
•Coordinated yearly nationwide conferences.
•Provided customer service and served as a point of contact for all meeting attendees.
•Created/maintained a database to update Chapter information.
•Updated Chapter manuals, conference evaluations and meeting registration forms.
Research Assistant, Roosevelt University 2007
•Preformed organ dissection and tissue culture to obtain mammalian cells for overexpression research.
•Maintained and split mammalian cultures.
•Designed human cDNA primers, PCR program and Restriction Enzyme analysis.
•Created vector maps.
•Preformed DNA purification. 2007
Laboratory Assistant, Roosevelt University. 2006
•Prepared solutions, including specific pH, alkaline, serial dilutions, acidic, dye, buffer and percent.
•Prepared all media including agarose gels, LB AMP agar and Soc media.
•Prepared all cultures including mammalian and bacterial.
•Prepared enzyme and protein samples for experimental use.
•Preformed purification of DNA, enzymes and proteins.
•Programmed and maintained thermal cycler and UV spectrophotometers.
•Responsible for autoclaving and proper waste management.
•Responsible for maintaining all heated (wet and dry) incubations as well as proper storage of samples.
•Communicated with professor and students all laboratory procedures and background information for semester class experiments.
•Graded preliminary laboratory reports and communicated to students’ strengths and weaknesses.
•Demonstrated laboratory techniques including aseptic technique, general equipment usage, and safety measures.
•Maintained laboratory supplies.
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•Trainer of new employees.
Junior Underwriter, Zurich Life Insurance Number Hidden
•Underwrite life insurance policies up to $250,000.
•Liaison between sales and Sr. underwriter.
•Provided assistance in retaining Insurance Marketplace Standards Association Certification.
•Processed applications from initial screening to paid status.
•Oral and written customer service to all current and perspective policy holders.
Memberships & Affiliations
•Founding member of Roosevelt University chapter of the American Cancer Society Colleges Against Cancer
•Awarded Robin Campus Scholarship, 2Number Hidden
•Awarded Dean’s List, 2006 & 2008
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