Chemist accomplished in method development and validation using organic and analytical techniques. Proficient in data analysis, relevant programs and lab management. Pursuing a demanding career in the analytical or organic field.
2 years relevant lab experience
Microsoft Office proficiency
GC-MS operation and maintenance
Method development and validation
Analytical chemistry techniques
Chemical inventory and storage
Hazardous waste disposal and handling
Developed a novel pheromone quantification method utilizing GC-MS, featured in a currently submitted paper under lead scientist Mark Carroll at the USDA-ARS.
Relevant Professional Experience
Carl Hayden Bee Research CenterTucson, AZBiological Science Lab Technician07/2015 to Current
Focus on nutrition of honey bees through protein and fatty acid analysis and pheromone quantification.
Co-author on currently submitted paper.
Developed novel pheromone quantification method.
Employed derivatization, chromatography, spectroscopy and wet chemistry techniques.
Operated and maintained GC-MS instrument.
Maintained organized chemical inventory, logged incoming chemicals, and disposed of waste.
Kept a thorough, detailed and up-to-date lab notebook.
Participated in the acquisition, handling and processing of field samples.
Utilized knowledge of Microsoft Office and relevant data analysis programs to interpret data and summarize results.
2012Tanque Verde High School, Tucson, AZ
Received President's Honor Roll consecutively for 6 years
GPA of 4.0
24 college credits from Pima Community College
Rotary Club President 2008/2009
Chemistry2016University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Recipient of the AIMS High Honor Tuition Scholarship
Presented current research at the 2016 Poster Fair
Major-specific coursework with exposure to analytical instrumentation and maintenance
Chemstation, Microsoft Office, Safety, Problem solving skills, Communication, Reliability, Experience in Analytical Chemistry, Self-motivated