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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Meticulous Research Assistant/Lab Manager with professional hands-on expertise in tissue culture, in vitro therapy, plant/microbe interactions. Organized multi-tasker effectively managing multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
Skills
  • Develop Protocols
  • DNA/RNA Extraction
  • PCR
  • Embryo Rescue
  • Gram Staining 
  • In Vitro Therapy
  • Data Compilation
  • Laboratory Equipment
  • Research and Analysis 
  • Pinpoint/Solve Problems
  • Critical Thinking 
  • Long Term Goal Development
  • Mentor/Train Interns & Staff
  • Collaborate w/ Clients
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Breeding
Education and Training
Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA Expected in Master of Science : Plant Genetics Emphasis in Plant Pathology - GPA : 3.73 GPA
Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA Expected in Bachelor of Science : Horticulture Emphasis in Genetics - GPA : 3.69 GPA
Accomplishments
Successfully developed and implemented protocols for the introduction of over 70 genera - including annuals, perennials, and woody ornamentals - into tissue culture, overcoming problems of hyperhydricity, phenolic build-up, bacterial contamination, etc.  
 
Maintained daily inventory of 1,000 plant cultures.
Conducted an embryo rescue project that resulted in the development of commercial interspecific hybrids of Zinnia. 
Master's thesis: "Assessment of Botrytis cinerea Resistance in the RegalPelargonium."
 
Developed a grant proposal, with the assistance of Dr. Richard Craig -Awarded The Gloeckner Grant for the research year 2000-2001 in the amount of $10,583.40. 
 
High School Valedictorian
Professional Experience
Department Of Veterans Affairs - Lab Manager/Tissue Culture Specialist
Abilene, TX, 03/2007 - 2017
  • Establish/Expand/Manage Tissue Culture Lab at GardenGenetics LLC.  
  • Development of protocols for the initiation, maintaince, and multiplication of over 70 genera in tissue culture.
  • Maintain daily inventory of 1000 tissue culture accessions.
  • Develop/Maintain database of all initiated cultures - detailing growth progress spanning 11 years. 
  • Organogenesis, somatic embryogenesis and embryo rescue research.
  • In vitro breeding and classical ex vitro breeding.
  • Manage laboratory activities including but not limited to mentor interns, train new staff, equipment maintenance, order/track supplies, chemical inventory, client billing.
  • Communicate with colleagues and breeders on various projects. 
  • Contract Research- collaborate w/clients to meet approved deadlines.
  • Track/Prepare shipping of plant material within the U.S. and Abroad. 
Basf - Adjunt Faculty-Enviromental Science
Gordon, GA, 07/2005 - 11/2005
  • Construct course syllabus.
  • Create powerpoint presentations.
  • Organize and present lectures.
  • Schedule reading assignments, homework, projects, quizzes, and exams.
  • Create a positive learning environment for students.
  • Meet required deadlines and follow course polices set by HACC.
USDA-ARS, Fruit Laboratory (Molecular Lab) - Biological Science Laboratory Technician
City, STATE, 2004 - 04/2005
  • Conduct research on Fragaria vesca responses to the abiotic environment.
  • RNA/DNA extraction, colony hybridization, DNA sequencing, PCR.
  • Obtain and analyze ~600 EST sequences from Fragaria vesca cDNA library.
  • Design/Maintain database from EST and colony hybridization sequences.
  • Organize/Maintain plasmid and bacterial stocks.
  • Manage laboratory and greenhouse activities.
  • Conduct growth chamber experiments.
  • Mentor high school students.
  • Conduct research/communicate with colleagues and lead scientists to improve established procedures. 
USDA-ARS, PSI-National Germplasm Resources Laboratory - Research Technician
City, STATE, 04/2001 - 11/2004
  • Conduct in vitro therapy to eliminate pathogens in quarantined plant accessions.
  • Maintain cultures of viruses in living plant tissues.
  • Conduct research to improve efficiency and effectiveness of tissue culture procedures used in processing quarantined plant germplasm.
  • DNA/RNA extraction, PCR.
  • Collecting/Processing data.
  • Maintaining database for numerous quarantined genera. 

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School Attended
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Pennsylvania State University
Job Titles Held:
  • Lab Manager/Tissue Culture Specialist
  • Adjunt Faculty-Enviromental Science
  • Biological Science Laboratory Technician
  • Research Technician
Degrees
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science