Biomedical Engineer resume example with 15+ years of experience

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  • Biomedical engineer with 5+ years of research and design experience in mechanical devices including microfluidics for stem cell-tissue engineering application.
  • Diverse academic background with strong conceptual problem solving skills in the areas spanning from biophysics to computational programming.
  • Hands on experience in cutting edge optical detection of live single cell. Expertise in design of experiment (DOE), data analysis with hands on skills on bio-material as well as cell and tissue characterization.
Florida International University Miami, FL Expected in 2015 Ph.D. : Biomedical Engineering - GPA : Biomedical Engineering Dissertation title "Regulation of Bone Marrow mesenchymal Stem Cells through Oscillatory Shear Stresses - A Heart Valve Tissue Engineering Perspective"
University of Massachusetts Boston, MA Expected in 2005 Master of Science : Applied Physics - GPA : Project title: "Expression, Purification and Crystallography of Breast Cancer associated proteins BRCA1 and BRDA1"
  • Mechanical properties evaluation Biological samples
  • Design and implementation of dynamic Bio-reactors as well as microfluidic devices
  • Bio-materials fabrication
  • Imaging (Phase contrast, Confocal, Fluorescent,Two Photon Laser microscopy) and Image analysis
  • Statistical analysis(JMP,SPSS) and MATLAB
  • MS Office, C, C++, Windows, LabView, SolidWorks, Origin Lab

  • Stem cell and Tissue culture in laminar flow hood, HEPA filter enabled ISO 7 Sterile cleanroom with biosafety level 2 facilities
  • Gene and protein synthesis, RNA and DNA extraction and purification (recursive polymerase chain reaction), qRTPCR, Immunofluorescence, Histology and cell Transfection 
  • Lab based characterization: NMR, XRD, XPS, SEM, AFM, TEM, DSC, Mass-spec micro-Raman, I-V and C-V of proteins and biological samples
Work Experience
Gap Solutions, Inc - Biomedical Engineer
Madison, WI, 11/2016 - Current
  • Polymer development for medical device application
  • Kidney Tissue Engineering
New Jersey Institute Of Technology - Post Doctoral Research Associate
Newark, NJ, 04/2015 - 11/2016
  • Study of relative effects of pulsatile flow induced gene expression in In vitro growth of valvular tissues.
Florida International University - Graduate Researcher
City, STATE, 08/2009 - 04/2015
  • Stem cell culture in micro as well as macro fluidic devices for heartvalve applications.
  • Hands on experience with micro fabrication of biomaterials and mechanical testing of tissues.​
University Of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Graduate Researcher
City, STATE, 08/2006 - 07/2009
  • Study of protein-protein interactions in a single Yeast cell using FRET technique (Nature Photonics, 2008).
BIDMC, Harvard Medical School - Research Fellow, Experimental Medicine Group
City, STATE, 07/2005 - 07/2006
  • Protein expression,purification and crystallization involved in HIV-1 pathogenesis [The Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS), NY]
  • NMR and X-ray crystallography in Escherichia coli for HIV protein [MIT/Harvard Center for Magnetic Resonance (CMR), Francis Bitter Magnet Laboratory, MA]
Harvard Medical School - Intern, Experimental Medicine Group
City, STATE, 04/2004 - 08/2004
  • Large scale bacteria culture, RNA and DNA isolation and sequencing for breast cancer related proteins (e.g. BRDA1, BRCA1).
Selected Publications and Presentations

(More than 10 peer reviewed publications and more than 20 conference presentations)

  • S.Claire et al.; Differentiation and Distribution of Marrow Stem Cells in Flex-Flow Environments Demonstrate Support of the Valvular Phenotype;DOI: 10.1371, PLOS ONE (2015)
  • S.Claire et al.; Marrow Stem Cell differentiation for Valvulogenesis via Oscillatory Flowand Nicotine Agonists: Unusual Suspects; Journal of Long Term Effects of MedicalImplants (2013)
  • S. Claire, A three dimensional tissue engineering approach to generate functional cardiac musclesfrom mouse embryonic stem cells in vitro (Oral presentation , 31st SBEC,2015)
  • S.Claire, A.Villegas, M. Salinas, S. Ramaswamy; “Physiological relevant shear stress and flexurein developing valvular tissues”;(Oral presentation, BMES,2014)
  • S.Claire, S. Ramaswamy, “Distribution of Actin Filaments and Focal Adhesions in Marrow StemCells under Various Flow-Based Culture Conditions” (Oral Presentation, SBEC-2013)
  • J Cross, S.Claire, X.Dai, Y.C.Huang, “ Directed differentiation of human embryonic stem cells into functional skeletal muscles”(ISSCR,2010)
  • S. Claire, V. Raicu, “In vivo determination of the structure of oligomers of a G protein-coupled receptor” (APS, 2009)
Fellowships and Awards
  • Dissertation Year Fellowship, Florida International University, 2014
  • Best Poster Award, Graduate Research Day, Florida International University, 2013
  • BMES Conference Travel Award: BME Department, FIU, 2012,2014
  • BMES Conference Travel Award: GPSC, FIU, 2012, 2014
  • Chancellor's Fellowship Award, UW-Milwaukee, 2006-2008
  • Robert R. Spyne Research Award, UMASS-Boston, 2004

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School Attended

  • Florida International University
  • University of Massachusetts

Job Titles Held:

  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Post Doctoral Research Associate
  • Graduate Researcher
  • Graduate Researcher
  • Research Fellow, Experimental Medicine Group
  • Intern, Experimental Medicine Group


  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Science

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