biorepository specialist resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Biorepository Research Specialist currently working as a highly efficient and detail-oriented skilled Histotechnologist with excellent clinical laboratory skills and knowledge of medical testing and experimentation .


ASCP HTL License TN 42536

Skill Highlights
  • Advanced word processing
  • Laboratory diagnostic equipment
  • Sample checking
  • Test results interpretation
  • Knowledge of molecular techniques
  • Excellent lab practices
  • Quality control procedures
  • Lab equipment calibration

Nucleic Acids Isolation

Fluent in Spanish

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Energetic work attitude
  • Courteous demeanor
  • Advanced anatomy knowledge
Professional Experience
02/2008 to Current
Biorepository Specialist Children's Health Allen, TX,
  • Responsible for sample preparation and processing of human tissue in compliance with research protocols.
  • Receive tissue specimens from various consortium sites.
  • Accession sample information into bio specimen inventory system of record.
  • Prepare and cut samples for frozen section according to research protocols and tissue requirements.
  • Prepare macro dissection of frozen tissue samples.
  • Prepare samples such as PAP smear, FNA's and needle core biopsies for Cytological processing using Pap and Diff-Quick staining methods.
  • Properly ship biological specimens using IATA protocols.
  • Always follow established policies and procedures pertaining to quality control requirements and acceptability of data.
  • Licensed to perform IHC + special stains on tissue sections.
07/2003 to 02/2008
Lab Assistant- Anatomic Pathology Department (Frozen /Gross Room) Moffitt Cancer Center City, STATE,
  • Responsibility emphasized on routine and intra operative consultation of specimen processing.
  • Received, accessioned, and assisted with specimens for pathologic diagnosis and evaluation.
  • Consistently complied with specimen rejection criteria.
  • Accepted only suitable specimens for processing.
  • Assisted in case coordination with Pathologist Assistants, residents, and pathologist to optimize service to the operating rooms and surgeons.
  • Assisted in special processing procedures such as ER/PR receptor assays, Oncotech, calculi, EM, DIF, muscle nerve biopsies, and breast implants.
  • Responsible for recognizing and handling special procedures such as decalcification and specimens submitted for B5 fixative.
  • Working technical and functional knowledge of common Histology equipment.
  • >5 year working Laboratory Experience.
Education and Training
Expected in Aug 2007
Associate in Science for Histotechnology NCCLs approved program.: Histology
Florida Community College - Jacksonville, Florida

Coursework in Biology, Clinical Chemistry and Microbiology

Coursework in Histology Techniques

Expected in May 2003
Bachelor of Science: Biology
University of South Florida - Tampa, Florida

Coursework in Biology, Clinical Chemistry and Microbiology

Expected in
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Coursework in Clinical Research Training

Currently studying for Molecular Biology Certification from ASCP

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School Attended

  • Florida Community College
  • University of South Florida

Job Titles Held:

  • Biorepository Specialist
  • Lab Assistant- Anatomic Pathology Department (Frozen /Gross Room)


  • Associate in Science for Histotechnology NCCLs approved program.
  • Bachelor of Science

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