formulation scientist resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Multi-talented PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences consistently rewarded for success in planning and finding new scientific thresholds. Experience in pharmaceutics, chemistry, and biology. Development and staff management procedures positively impacting overall morale and productivity.

  • Ability to think a scientist and solve problems wisely.
  • Ability to communicate orally and written.
  • Team work.
  • Ability to socialize with the personnel.
  • Formulation skills.
  • Cell culture skills.
  • Rodents handling skills.
  • Ability to learn new techniques in a fast.
Work History
Formulation Scientist, 01/2019 to Current
Catalent Pharma Solutions, Inc.Kentucky, AR,

Formulation and optimization of new lipid-based nano phase contrast agents for ultrasound and drug delivery.

Physical and chemical characterization of the formulations.

In vitro testing of formulation using cell cultures.

In vivo testing in different animal models.

  • Managed quality assurance program including on site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.
  • Developed team communications and information for staff meetings.
Research Scientist, 08/2014 to 12/2018
Epic GamesSanta Monica, CA,

Pre-formulation of solid-state drug delivery systems using nanotechnology.

Formulation of dry powder inhalers for the treatment of diffrent diseases.

Physical and chemical characterization of the formulations.

In vitro testing in cells culture models.

In vivo testing in animaml models.

  • Documented and reported test results after making graphical solutions and representations.
  • Kept laboratory equipment clean and in good working order for optimal functionality and longevity.
  • Gathered, arranged and corrected research data to create representative graphs and charts highlighting results.
  • Assisted undergraduate, graduate, and Pharm D students with in-depth data research in both lab and office environments.
  • Took active role in departmental meetings, engaging with all parties and transcribing detailed notes of plans, decisions and options discussed.
  • Helped team meet regulatory requirements by coordinating documentation and filings.
  • Published papers of my research work and presented in different recognized conferences.
  • Filed two patents of my research work.
Research Assistant, 01/2013 to 12/2013
Rosalind Franklin UniversityVernon Hills, IL,
  • Performed experiments and research over course of one year to test for the “Pharmacokinetics of Ifosfamide with and without Stimulation of the Metabolism with Nicotine in Rats” and documented all findings.
  • Stocked, organized and prepared supplies.
  • Cleaned and maintained equipment in good working order.
  • Collected, prepared and tested wide range of biological samples.
  • Summarized search results by preparing written reports, graphs, fact sheets and tables. 
  • Gathered, prepared and evaluated or tested various biological samples.
Research Assistant, 01/2012 to 12/2012
Rosalind Franklin UniversityLibertyville, IL,

Worked in a project called "Evaluation of a Commercial Viricidal Against Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus".

This was by the transfection of bovine cell lines with the virus and then testing the viricidal.

Ph.D.: Pharmaceutical Sciences, Expected in 2019 to The University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ
  • Member of:

1. American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) - 2014- Present.

2. International Society of Aerosols in Medicine (ISAM) - 2016- Present.

3. Controlled Release Society (CRS) - 2017- Present.

  • Minored in Material Sciences and Engineering. 
  • Received 

1. CONACyT (National Council of Science and Technology of Mexico) Fellowship awarded (August 2014-Present).
2. Travel grant award recipient from The UA Graduate and Professional Student Council (November 2016).
3. Academic Excellence Certificate at the University of Arizona, College of Pharmacy for the 2016-2017 academic year, awarded by The Academic Honor Society of Rho Chi (October 2017).
4. Outstanding Research Award by the Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics Graduate Program at The University of Arizona (April 2018).

  • Graduated with 3.9 GPA.
  • Dissertation: Advanced design and development of novel microparticulate/nanoparticulate dry powder inhalers for targeted treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension.
  • Peer reviewed articles:

1. Claire, M.F., Muralidharan, P, Meenach, S.A., Hayes, D. Jr., Black, S.M., and Mansour, H.M. In Vitro Pulmonary Cell Culture in Pharmaceutical Inhalation Aerosol Delivery: 2-D, 3-D, and In Situ Bioimpactor Models. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 2016. 22(17): p. 2522-31.

2. Muralidharan, P., Claire, M.F., Hayes, D. Jr., Black, S.M., and Mansour, H.M. Fundamentals of Solid-State Characterization of Dry Powder Inhalers. Inhalation 2016 Apr; 20-27.

  • Patents and Filed Intellectual Property

1. PCT/US19/14255 Patent for Invention #UA18-036 Provisional Patent. “Advanced Engineered Formulations of Simvastatin and Carnitine Microparticle/Nanoparticle Formulations for Inhalation Drug Delivery for Respiratory and Pulmonary Vascular Diseases and Applications Therein” Inventors: Heidi M. Mansour, PhD, Stephen M. Black, PhD, And Maria F. Claire, PhD.

2. PCT/US18/57457 Patent for Invention #UA18-037 Provisional Patent. “Advanced Engineered Formulations of Suramin Microparticles and Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery and Applications Therein.” Inventors: Heidi M. Mansour, PhD, Rick G. Schnellmann, PhD., and Maria F. Claire, PhD.

  • Invited podium presentations

1. Claire, M.F., Hayes, D. Jr., Fineman, J.R., Black, S.M., and Mansour, H.M., Improvement of the In vitro Aerosol Dispersion Performance of Simvastatin by Co-Spray Drying with D-Mannitol for the Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension. International Society for Aerosols in Medicine (ISAM) Congress, Sante Fe, New Mexico. June 2017.
2. Claire, M.F. Women Scientists: Empowering the Next Generation. The University of Arizona Office of Global Initiatives. July 11, 2017.
3. Claire, M.F., Mansour, H.M. Building a Strong Research Career. Women in Engineering Seminar. The University of Arizona Office of Global Initiatives. April 30, 2018.

Bachelor of Science: Biopharmaceutical Chemistry , Expected in 2012 to Universidad La Salle - Mexico City,
  • Graduated with 3.4 GPA.

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School Attended

  • The University of Arizona
  • Universidad La Salle

Job Titles Held:

  • Formulation Scientist
  • Research Scientist
  • Research Assistant
  • Research Assistant


  • Ph.D.
  • Bachelor of Science

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