Microbiologist with 2 years of industry and academic research experience
Trained to work in a dynamic laboratory setting and perform routine and non-routing testing of finished good products in compliance with all applicable procedures and regulations.
Summary of Skills
Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) training
Scientific writing and communication skills
Computers (Windows and Mac)
Handling of High Purtiy H2O2
Instron Tensile Tester
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Illustrator, Photoshop, Stata12
STERRAD® 100NX®, 100S, 50 Sterilization System
Bachelor of Science: Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics Near Eastern Languages and CultureUniversity of California － Los AngelesGPA: GPA: 3.826Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics Near Eastern Languages and Culture GPA: 3.826
04/2014 to Current
Laboratory TechnicianIrvine, United States, California
Conducted routine general microbiological testing of materials and finished good products Actively supported method development and efficacy testing on finished goods and medical devices for validation protocols or verification purposes Sterilized biological indicators in STERRAD® Systems for terminal sterilization purposes Performed functional compatibility testing on medical devices in the STERRAD® 100NX® System to eliminate toxic residue and protect the instruments for use in healthcare facilities Utilized the STERRAD® 100S Sterilization to confirm the product life span of Chemical Indicators and Tyvek® Pouches Defined and solved problems by collecting data and drawing valid conclusion involving several abstract and concrete variables in standardized situation Utilized software and programs to meet laboratory and communication needs Captured data in an accurate and timely manner and maintained detailed records in compliance with cGMP, safety and environmental requirements Read, interpreted and communicated documents such as SOPs and technical procedures, and responded to questions/concerns from managers or employees to carry out technical instructions Reviewed and modified protocols, test procedures, and reports Read and analyzed professional and scientific journals, technical procedures, governmental regulations, and legal documents Performed housekeeping to ensure lab area was continuously maintained in a safe, orderly and compliant condition.
04/2013 to 03/2014
Research Assisant VolunteerThe Bertoni Lab UCLA － Los Angeles, United States, California
Actively supported on-going experiments involving gene-correction of muscle-fibers in mice subjects to restore and correct muscle proteins Read and analyzed research journals for the assembly and presentation of scientific data for the UCLA Neuroscience Department Used aseptic technique to prepare, treat, and store mice subject's muscle tissues and organs for further analysis and data collection Successfully executed written experimental procedures on test subjects Ensured care and treatment of mice subjects according to EHS regulations Produced histological slides using cryostat-microtome Performed immunohistochemistry and H&E staining on tissue sections Analyzed stained histological sections with light microscope and Photoshop Ordered laboratory supplies and prepared stock solutions for laboratory use Disposed medical waste and ensured laboratory maintenance.
04/2013 to 07/2013
Undergraduate Student Research VolunteerJeffrey H. Miller Lab UCLA － Los Angeles, United States, California
Assisted Principal Investigator with counting, growing, isolating, and purifying bacterial colonies using wet lab molecular techniques Cleaned and sterilized laboratory equipment using autoclave Prepared stock solutions for laboratory use relevant Skills (trim of skills and only include those specific to the job) Experienced/Trained in the following molecular laboratory techniques: DNA isolation Bioinformatics Viral plaque assays Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT Serial dilutions Mouse-handling Bacterial colony plating Harvesting mouse muscle tissues and organs Gel electrophoresis Animal rodent protocols Autoclave Collecting bacterial and viral environmental samples Centrifuge Performing analysis on research data Analytical balance Presenting research data Fume hood Disposing medical waste Aseptic technique Laboratory Safety training Light Microscope Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Biosafety cabinet.
Photoshop, assembly, balance, calibration, communication skills, data collection, Documentation, functional, drawing, Illustrator, legal, Mac, materials, Excel, PowerPoint, Windows, Microsoft Word, Presenting, protocols, Read, research, Safety, scientific, Scientific writing, SOP, Stata, validation, written