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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Detail-oriented Research Assistant with hands-on experience performing clerical and laboratory work to advance research goals. Highly proficient in conducting comprehensive literature reviews, providing computational research support and preparing samples and specimens for testing. Currently pursuing degree in [Area of study].

Skills
  • Course materials development
  • Research design
  • Study Coordination
  • Specimen and Sample Preparation
  • Research and Analysis
  • Scientific Paper Experience
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis
  • Literature Reviews
  • Inventory and Supply Management
  • Experiment Management
  • Experiment Development
  • Conducting Assays
  • Academic Presentations
  • Academic Research
  • Lab safety
  • Running experiments
  • Technical Writing
  • Lab work
Work History
08/2017 to Current
Graduate Research Assistant Norc At The University Of Chicago Atlanta, GA,
  • Researched information regarding cardiac tissue engineering to assist professors with academic pursuits.
  • Supervised undergraduate students working on research projects.
  • Prepared materials for reports, presentations and submission to peer-reviewed journal publications.
  • Educated undergraduate students on laboratory activities, including safe use of equipment and reagents and chemicals.
  • Assisted faculty members with data collection for potential academic publications.
  • Recorded data and maintained source documentation following good documentation practices.
  • Collected, prepared and tested wide range of biological samples.
  • Helped team meet regulatory requirements by coordinating documentation and filings.
  • Provided comprehensive research assistance and support when designing and executing experiments.
  • Presented results to field experts at scientific conferences.
  • Planned, modified, and executed research techniques, procedures and tests.
  • Maintained and calibrated equipment for precision and accuracy.
  • Prepared literature for reports, presentations or submission to peer-review journals.
  • Contributed to professionally-written scientific paper for publication.
  • Maintained laboratory operations, updating and revising standardized operating procedures and reordering raw materials and supplies to sustain experiments and workflow.
  • Performed statistical, qualitative and quantitative analysis.
06/2019 to 08/2020
Graduate Teaching Assistant Metropolitan State University Of Denver Denver, CO,
  • Maintained atmosphere of academic learning and advancement to facilitate learning and development of critical thinking skills.
  • Assisted faculty with clerical tasks such as copying papers, collecting assignments and preparing materials for upcoming classes.
  • Taught small groups of students focused on specific parts of coursework.
  • Documented attendance and completed assignments to maintain full class and student records.
  • Oversaw classes of up to 30 students in physics and biomedical/material science engineering.
  • Prepared lessons according to course outline to convey all required material and deepen student understanding of subject matter.
  • Mentored students through office hours and one-on-one communication.
  • Checked assignments, proctored tests, and provided grades according to university standards.
  • Supported department members with administrative, research and academic assistance.
  • Prepared materials for reports, presentations and submission to peer-reviewed journal publications.
  • Assisted faculty members with data collection for potential academic publications.
  • Provided comprehensive research assistance and support when designing and executing experiments.
  • Educated undergraduate students on laboratory activities, including safe use of equipment and reagents and chemicals.
  • Maintained laboratory operations, updating and revising standardized operating procedures and reordering raw materials and supplies to sustain experiments and workflow.
01/2019 to 07/2020
Research Technician III Baylor College Of Medicine Lufkin, TX,
  • Followed research protocols when gathering data and performing lab experiments.
  • Supported senior management with creation and enhancement of continuous improvement of research procedures.
  • Eliminated procedure gaps by effectively guiding and teaching 12 Technicians on operations of machinery, inspection protocols and processes.
  • Coordinated with research and development team to support production and boost efficiency.
  • Handled all troubleshooting tasks on malfunctioning lab equipment working with manufacturers to resolve problems.
  • Assisted with training junior team members in laboratory techniques and operation of equipment.
  • Verified regulatory compliance and protocol adherence through comprehensive inspections.
  • Kept all work areas extremely clean and sanitized properly to avoid errors in research.
  • Leveraged highly effective communication and active listening skills to work effectively scientists of diverse backgrounds and accomplish common research goals.
Education
Expected in 12/2020 to to
Ph.D.: Biomedical Engineering
The University of Texas At El Paso - El Paso, TX
GPA:
  • Dissertation: "Engineering Cardiac Tissues with Three-Dimensional Bioprinting for Biomedical Applications"
  • Member of Alpha Sigma Mu Honor Society
  • Received Eloise E. and Patrick B. Wieland Graduate Fellowship
  • National Science Foundation PREM Scholar
  • Awarded Gates Millennium Scholarship
  • Coursework in Device Design & Regulation, Tissue Engineering and Electromechanical Systems
Expected in 05/2017 to to
Master of Science: Physics
The University of Texas At El Paso - El Paso, TX
GPA:
  • Thesis: “Spectroscopic Analysis of Neurotransmitters: A Theoretical and Experimental Raman Study"
  • Awarded Gates Millennium Scholarship
Expected in 12/2015 to to
Bachelor of Science: Physics
Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX
GPA:
  • Minored in Mathematics
  • Awarded Gates Millennium Scholarship
Expected in 05/2011 to to
Associate of Arts: Pre-Medicine
El Paso Community College - El Paso, TX
GPA:
  • Graduated with Honors
Expected in 05/2012 to to
High School Diploma:
Mission Early College High School - El Paso, TX
GPA:

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School Attended

  • The University of Texas At El Paso
  • The University of Texas At El Paso
  • Texas Tech University
  • El Paso Community College
  • Mission Early College High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Research Technician III

Degrees

  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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