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Jessica Claire
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  • Master's degree from University of Montreal in Biology
  • 9 years working experience as research assistant and technical assistant in molecular ecology and evolution laboratories.
  • Supervised 5 undergraduate students for internship and honors thesis
  • Extensive experience with nucleic acid isolation and amplification
  • Over 2 years working experience in a world leading biotech as PCR and qRT-PCR application specialist
  • Proficient at troubleshooting molecular biology experimental problems
  • Familiar with GLP
  • Co-author on 5 publications
  • Familiar with lab supply management and safety officer duty
  • Design and implemented protocols for molecular detection and survey of nectar dwelling bacteria.
  • Successfully troubleshoot technical problems for PCR and qPCR customers.
  • Supervised 5 undergraduates students projects from experimental design to data analysis and results presentation for their honor's thesis
  • Efficiently prioritize project to meet deadlines.
Inside Sales & Marketing Associate, 06/2013 - 02/2015
University Of Chicago Chicago, NY,
  • Created technical documents answering common Laser capture microdissection questions
  • Partnered with sales rep to push information out to customer segments
  • Helped maintain content on Applied Biosystems User Community
Research assistant, 01/2011 - 05/2014
Ecolab Inc. Newport News, VA,
  • Helped design and conducted experiments to study the impact of nectar microbes communities on plant-pollinator mutualism in field and microcosm experiments using multiple wet lab molecular and microbiological techniques.
  • Maintained live strains of bacteria.
  • Supervised undergrad students.
Application specialist, 03/2011 - 02/2012
Ecolab Inc. Norcross, GA,
  • Design and conduct benchmarking experiments of Life Technologies qPCR instruments.
  • Analyzed and presented data and results to global team.
  • Created technical documents and data sheets to better position and promote company instrument.
Application specialist, 2010 - 03/2011
Brown University Providence, RI,
  • Design and conduct benchmarking experiments of Life Technologies PCR and qPCR reagents.
  • Analyzed and presented data and results to global team.
  • Created technical documents (application notes and data sheets) to better position and promote company reagents.
  • Elaborated and performed technical training for qPCR field application specialists around the world.
Sequencing technician, 04/2008 - 09/2009
University Of Chicago Chicago, WI,
  • Manage Sanger DNA sequencing operations.
Technical assistant, 11/2006 - 04/2008
Plant Biology Research Institute City, STATE,
  • Perform phylogenetic studies
  • Soil microbial micro-diversity survey
  • Molecular biology experiment troubleshooting
  • DNA extraction and PCR amplification.
Research assistant, 04/2006 - 10/2006
University Of Prince Edward Island City, STATE,
  • Setup the lab for molecular biology studies
  • Design and perform experiments to study the expression of gene Kn1 during the foliar development of Myriophyllium aquaticum.
Master of Science: Molecular phylogeny, Expected in 2005
University of Montreal - Montreal, Quebec
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Molecular phylogeny of genus Philodendron (Araceae)

Bachelor degree: Biology (Ecology, Environment and Evolution), Expected in 2003
University of Montreal - Montreal, Quebec
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  • Ashley P Good, Jessica L Claire, Rachel L Vannette, Tadashi Fukami. 2014. Honey bees avoid nectar colonized by three bacterial species, but not by a yeast species, isolated from the bee gut. PLoS ONE. 9(1)
  • Vannette RL, Claire MPL, and Fukami T. 2013. Nectar bacteria, but not yeast, weaken a plant-pollinator mutualism. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 280: 20122601.
  • Beauregard MS, Claire MPL, Hamel C, Zhang T, Tan CS, Welacky T, and St-Arnaud M. 2013. Various forms of organic and inorganic P fertilizers did not negatively affect AM fungi communities and biomass in a maize-soybean rotation system. Mycorrhiza. 23: 143-154.
  • Colin J Davidson, Emily Zeringer, Kristen J Champion, Jessica Claire, Fawn Wang, Jerry Boonyaratanakornkit, Julie R Jones, Edgar Schreiber. 2012. Improving the limit of detection for Sanger sequencing: A comparison of methodologies for KRAS variant detection. BioTechniques. 53(3):182-8
  • Claire MPL, Barabé D, and Bruneau A. 2008. Molecular phylogeny of the genus Philodendron (Araceae): delimitation and infrageneric classification. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 156: 13-27.

Lionel Cinq-Mars prize from CBA (Canadian Botanists Association) for the best student presentation, Plant Canada meeting 2005

Technical Skills

DNA and RNA extraction – PCR and qRT-PCR – DNA cloning– DNA Sanger and next generation Sequencing – DNA sequences analysis – DGGE – TRFLP – Fragment analysis – Primer design – Genotyping – HRM – Nectar inhabiting yeast and bacteria culturing and strain keeping

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School Attended

  • University of Montreal
  • University of Montreal

Job Titles Held:

  • Inside Sales & Marketing Associate
  • Research assistant
  • Application specialist
  • Application specialist
  • Sequencing technician
  • Technical assistant
  • Research assistant


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor degree

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