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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Program Director and Researcher with Ph.D. in Physics and specialization in Biophysics, has over ten years of experience in applying engineering and physics principles to solve advanced scientific problems. Leader of $1M+ programs with a history of managing NIH and NSF research grants to solve today’s biomedical challenges. Blends leadership acumen with deep science expertise in optics, microscopy, biotechnology, experimental biophysics and theoretical physics to solve complex problems, shape innovative solutions, and spot and seize new possibilities.

Skills
  • Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Supervision
  • Analytical skills
  • Data analysis
  • Programming Languages: Python, R, C++
  • Machine learning: Matlab
  • Matlab, Mathematica, ZEMAX, Microsoft Office software proficiency
  • Experimental design
  • Data Collection
  • Documentation expertise
  • Research and analysis
Work History
Assistant and Associate Professor, 08/2013 - Current
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Sunnyside, WA,
  • Oversaw funded biomedical research projects to solve current challenges in medicine and trained the next generation of biomedical scientists.
  • Served as technical lead for super-resolution microscopy and nanotechnology projects including toxicology and biocompatibility assessment of magnetic nanoparticles .
  • Managed experiments, engaged with international researchers, analyzed data, and published research results in top-tier scientific journals.
  • Instructed physics graduate and undergraduate students in diverse physics subjects, including mechanics, nuclear physics, electricity and magnetism, optics, nanotechnology, and biophysics.
  • Co-directed the University of Colorado Colorado Springs BioFrontiers Center to foster collaborations between scientists across disciplines to advance biotechnology.
  • Wrote entire grants to win funding from multiple agencies, including NSF, NIH, and Chan Zuckerberg Foundation.
  • Secured 1M+ external grant support and managed these projects and conducted program planning, budgeting, and staffing personnel for these projects.
  • Mentored over 30 BS, MSc, and PhD students on biophysics, optics, and nanotechnology projects.
  • Assumed leadership for developing a polarized total internal reflection fluorescent microscopy with structured illumination capabilities.
  • Oversaw development, characterization, and implementation of a fast-switching dual-frequency nematic liquid crystal tunable filters in fluorescence microscopy.
  • Engineered a magnetic nanoparticle drug-delivery system and oversaw this system's testing and characterization.
  • Managed the UCCS physics graduate program that is over 40 students strong.
Research Associate, 07/2012 - 08/2013
Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. Caledonia, MI,
  • Pursued research on key biomedical imaging technologies.
  • Conducted experimental measurements and image analysis using confocal microscopy, scanning electron microscopy, darkfield microscopy.
  • Expert in using x-ray diffraction systems, dynamic light scattering systems, spectroscopy systems.
  • Implemented numerical simulations in MATLAB to predict microscopy performance and to explain trends in data.
  • Set-up a biomedical wet lab with equipment and protocols.
  • Investigated alternative laser excitation systems and data collection systems to expand the imaging capabilities of core microscopes in the University of Colorado Colorado Springs BioFrontiers center.
  • Ph.D.
  • Graduate Student.
Research Intern, 06/2006 - 08/2006
Partners Healthcare System Melrose, MA,
  • Conducted research on a home-build near-field scanning optical microscope (NSOM), in which light is guided to the sample via a fiber tip.
  • Tested and characterized an infrared (IR) NSOM to resolve details as small as 1/100 of a wavelength and applied it to sense the chemical composition of different materials.
Graduate Research Assistant, 01/2007 - 01/2012
The University Of New Mexico City, STATE,
  • Conducted research on high-energy physics and allergic immune responses through experimentation & theoretical studies.
  • Built light microscopes from scratch using ZEMAX software for guidance.
  • Became expert in curve fitting, prediction estimation, hypothesis testing, theoretical condensed matter techniques, and Monte Carlo simulations.
  • Became expert in biomedical wet lab techniques including live cell culturing.
  • Researched information regarding high-energy physics and allergic immune responses through experimentation & theoretical studies to assist professors with academic pursuits.
  • Completed administrative and research duties per professor request.
  • Gathered, organized and entered data into MATLAB, Python, R, C++, and Mathematica.
  • Performed statistical, qualitative and quantitative analysis.
Education
Ph.D: Physics, Expected in 05/2012
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Master of Science: Physics, Expected in 05/2008
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Bachelor of Science: Physics, Expected in 12/2006
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Bachelor of Science: Applied Mathematics, Expected in 12/2006
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Languages
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School Attended

  • The University of New Mexico
  • The University of New Mexico
  • The University of New Mexico
  • The University of New Mexico

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  • Assistant and Associate Professor
  • Research Associate
  • Research Intern
  • Graduate Research Assistant

Degrees

  • Ph.D
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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