graduate student researcher resume example with 3 years of experience

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

Neuroscience graduate student with excellent problem solving abilities and a sense of passion and interest in the fields of Cell, Molecular and Systems Neuroscience.

  • Cell Culture : Primary Cell culture, production of lentivirus and retrovirus
  • Molecular Biology techniques : Genotyping, PCR, qPCR, LAMP, CRISPR based gene editing, ChIP sequencing
  • Stereotactic surgery on mice : Injection of AAV virus for anterograde tracing, chemogenetic experiments using DREADDs
  • Animal handling, Injections(IP/SC/IV), Whole animal perfusion fixation.
  • Immunohistochemistry and Flow Cytometry
  • Confocal Microscopy and Bright Field Microscopy
  • Microfluidic chip design and fabrication
  • Proficiency in [MATLAB, ImageJ, Imaris, FlowJo, Microsoft office, Adobe Illustrator]
  • Data collection and analysis [ Graph pad Prism and SPSS]
Graduate Student Researcher, 08/2019 to Current
Purdue UniversityShelbyville, IN,
  • Master thesis under Dr. Alfredo Fontanini
  • My lab studies the brain regions that processes taste and also examine how expectations, emotions and all other senses impact the way we perceive taste
  • My project involves studying and characterizing a population of neuropeptides in the insular cortex which are believed to be involved in regulating feeding behavior.
Graduate Research Assistant, 08/2018 to 06/2019
University Of South CarolinaSC, State,
  • Graduate research assistant under Dr.Hiyaa Ghosh at National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore
  • Worked on a project that involved studying the role of Transcription Factor 2 or E2-2 in determining the fate and potential plasticity of the adult neural stem cells (NSC) during adult neurogenesis. Using Immunohistochemistry and single cell sequencing, performed a cell lineage tracing and fate mapping study to understand the role of E2-2 in regulating NSC differentiation, fate decisions and niche responses during adult hippocampal neurogenesis.
Undergraduate Research Assistant, 02/2018 to 06/2018
Metra RailChicago, IL,
  • Completed my Bachelor Thesis at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School under the supervision of Prof. Hadi Shafiee
  • Worked on a project involving development of a cell phone based bacteria motion tracking system for rapid antimicrobial resistance testing.
  • Assisted in another project that involved the use of paper microchip for detection of Hepatitis C virus. Performed RT LAMP on the viral RNA and measured its impedance using the paper microchip.
Intern, 05/2017 to 06/2017
VHS Multispeciality HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Performed a epidemiological study on the variance in factors inducing stroke in a confined South Indian population.
  • Worked on methods to reduce the Behavioral and Psychological symptoms in stroke affected patients.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Neuroscience, Expected in
SUNY Stony Brook - Stony Brook, NY
  • Completed coursework in Cell and Molecular Neuroscience, Neuroanatomy, Systems Neuroscience and Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Completed professional development in Science Communication from Alan Alda Centre for Communicating Science.
  • Member of [Graduate Student Association, Indian Graduate Student Association, Neuroscience Axis]
Bachelor of Technology: Bioengineering, Expected in 2018
SASTRA Deemed To Be University - Thanjavur, TN
  • Ranked in Top 15% of class
  • Recipient of Desh Videsh Scholarship ( Scholarship award of $2000) which provided an opportunity to complete Bachelor Thesis at Harvard Medical School
  • Coursework in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, Medical Science, Biomechanics, Biomedical instrumentation, Neuroscience, Electrophysiology, Tissue Engineering, Immunology, Histopathology, Drug Delivery & System and Biomaterials
  • Dissertation: A Cellphone system for Bacteria Motion Tracking
Activities and Honors
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  • SUNY Stony Brook
  • SASTRA Deemed To Be University

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  • Graduate Student Researcher
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Undergraduate Research Assistant
  • Intern


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Technology

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