(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
To work in a position that will utilize my background in biology as well as my interpersonal and leadership skills.
University of Hartford Hartford, Connecticut Expected in May 1997 Bachelor of Science : Biology - GPA :

Biology Cell Biology

Recombinant DNA Biology

Comparative Human Physiology



Medical Microbiology

Professional Experience
Als Limited - Laboratory Assistant
Tampa, FL, 09/2008 - Current

Process Specimen received in Laboratory with appropriate media.

Perform Daily Maintenance/Quality Control including centrifuge maintenance.

Process C. Difficile, MRSA, Norovirus, Staph Screen, and Influenza PCR using Infinity Gene Xpert.

Process Vaginitis DNA probe specimen using the affirm.

Process Legionella, H. Pylori, Rotavirus, Cryptosporidium Stool Antigen, Illumigene DNA Strep A test, RSV and Influenza Rapid test using the Veritor.

Perform monthly quality controls on instrumentation as well as test kits and procedures.

Perform Serological testing using Bioplx and DSX instrumentation.

Seattle Children's Hospital - Pharmacy Assistant
Tacoma, WA, 02/2007 - 03/2008

* Process prescriptions, and maintain prioritization.

* Translate SIG codes, Select Product, count and measure drugs.

* Label prescriptions

* Resolve Third Party rejections and complete any manual claim forms

* Perform all register transactions, in adherence of CVS policy and


* Perform prescription pick-up, Complete Prescription Pick-Up Log,

validate customer address.

* Communicate with all healthcare professionals when permissible and

according to state law

* Retrieve and file prescriptions appropriately according to State and

Federal Law.

* Maintain in-stock by ensuring all inventory management policies and

procedures are followed.

* Pull outdated, damaged and recalled merchandise and prepare for


* Assist with putting away drug orders.

Akorn, Inc. - Microbiologist II
Amityville, NY, 01/2001 - 07/2006
  • Perform diagnostic procedures on human specimen for the detection and measurement of antibody to Viruses, Rickettsia, and Chlamydia in order to determine the presence or change in titer of antibodies which indicate past or current infection, ie, West Nile Virus, Influenza, and Rabies.
  • Identify Arthropod-borne viruses that can be responsible for severe exanthematous illnesses which may cause mild to fatal central nervous system infections, ie.
  • Rocky Mountain Fever, Typhus, Arbovirus, and West Nile Virus; and also identify and subtype Influenza Virus isolates and detect and quantify Influenza antibodies in clinical serum specimens.
  • Conduct Necropsy on animals that have exposed humans or domestic animals(dogs, cats, livestock, etc) to rabies, and evaluate through microscopy the presence or absence of virus in the brain tissue of said specimen.
  • Make analysis by utilizing sophisticated computerized equipment such as the "Labotech" which is a computer driven automated testing device capable of performing enzyme immunoassays, and the "Claire Cycler" which perform Real Time RT-PCR for the Detection of West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis viruses in Avian specimen and has the capability of generating results in less than three hours.
  • Prepare Specimen and Reagents for RNA Extraction in a Biosafety Level 3 environment without direct supervision.
  • Independently analyze, interpret, evaluate, and report all results derived from all duties listed above with the occasional consultation of the supervisor in questions concerning methodology.
  • Interact with Doctors, hospitals, clinics and the Epidemiology Dept.
  • in regards to results, testing, general questions about laboratory capabilities and specimen suitability.
  • Oversee and monitor work and performance of laboratory personnel of lower grade, and perform any other related duties as necessary.
Ppg Industries, Inc. - Quality Assurance Technician
Bellingham, WA, 07/1998 - 02/2001
  • Inspect incoming ingredients and packaging materials.
  • Submit ingredient samples from current and new suppliers to approved labs for authenticity and pesticide analysis.
  • Audit blending operations for conformance to process specifications.
  • Audit production for conformance to process and packaging specifications.
  • Perform microbiological testing.
  • Verify the calibration and/ or calibrate laboratory and operational equipment.
  • Prepare reagent solutions and conduction concentration tests on plant solutions.
  • Inform the QA Manager of any out-of-spec situations or negative trends.
  • Initiates and concludes all Hold Reports.
  • Provide Cross Training for QA Technicians.
  • Comply with Co-Pack QA requirements.
  • Maintaining housekeeping programs in the QA Laboratory and QA areas.

Biology, calibration, consultation, DNA, Epidemiology, Genetics, QA, Real Time, RT-PCR, Bioplex, DSX.. Infintiy Gene Xpert.

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy


Resumes, and other information uploaded or provided by the user, are considered User Content governed by our Terms & Conditions. As such, it is not owned by us, and it is the user who retains ownership over such content.

How this resume score
could be improved?

Many factors go into creating a strong resume. Here are a few tweaks that could improve the score of this resume:


resume Strength

  • Personalization
  • Target Job

Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Hartford

Job Titles Held:

  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Pharmacy Assistant
  • Microbiologist II
  • Quality Assurance Technician


  • Bachelor of Science

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in: