Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Accomplished immunoassay scientist with broad expertise in immunology, neurology, hematology/thrombosis, gastroenterology, and general pathology.  Experience in cell culture (primary and established lines), flow cytometry, qPCR, sequencing, protein purification, protein expression, and clinical trial study design.
Skill Highlights
  • Problem solving for assay methodology and optimization
  • Protocol writing in accordance to GLP and CLIA standards
  • Discovered a new potential biomarker for monitoring ALS.
  • Characterized the role of coagulation factors and platelets in immune responses to vascular injury in a feline model.
  • Managed pre-clinical trial investigations in rodent models of inflammatory bowel disease which lead to clinical trial studies of IL-1RA and the role of bacteria in Crohn's and colitis.
  • Developed an in vitro assay for studying neurite and Schwann cell outgrowth along nanofibers.
  • Optimized an ELISPOT assay for neoantigen identification in a mouse tumor model of glioblastoma.
Professional Experience
01/2015 to Current Lead Senior Scientist-Immunoassays Baylor College Of Medicine | Mcallen, TX,
  • Manage daily operations for the immunoassay section of a new immunomonitoring laboratory (IML) core facility.
  • Implemented GLP standards and adapted protocols to meet CLIA certification.
  • Consult with Investigators regarding which assays and samples are best for their clinical trial and research plans.
  • Review and implement new technologies (Luminex, Nanostring, Digital single cell sequencing, iLab Solutions for core management).
  • Emphasize quality, timeliness and attention to detail while performing immunoassays.  Our clients comment that my work is of the highest quality compared to their previous experience with CROs.
  • Train new employees, Post-doctoral trainees, and students.
  • Established Quality Controls for internal performance of mouse and human immunoassays.
  • Prepare written documentation of the assay procedure, data compilation, and explanation of the results.
  • Assist the cytometry and tetramer production specialists as needed.
  • Prepare reports for monthly meetings and annual reviews.
08/2009 to 2015 Post-doctoral Trainee Milford Regional Medical Center | Hopedale, MA,
Investigated B cell responses to vaccines in infants having cardiac transplant. The project entailed using pediatric patient samples to develop ELISPOT and flow cytometry assays for characterizing vaccine-responsive memory B cells. 
My second post-doc position was in Neurology.  I utilized my flow cytometry to identify a potential blood biomarker in human ALS subjects.  I also established immunohistochemistry, primary and organotypic culturing techniques for the investigation of immune changes during diabetic neuropathy in a mouse model.  
08/1990 to 11/2008 Research Technician III University Of North Carolina | City, STATE,
Worked for a clinical research investigator in Gastroenterology from 1990-1994.  Our work led to 4 manuscripts and establishment of the idea that bacteria can promote inflammatory bowel disease.
Worked for the Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine from 1994-2008. I managed research projects of two DVM/PhDs investigating cardiovascular changes, thrombotic disorders, regulatory T cell functions in mice, and neutrophil functions in various animal models. I also performed clinical testing for the Division as needed.  One project led to my PhD thesis work.
04/1989 to 06/1990 Medical Technologist, generalist Missouri Baptist Hospital | City, STATE, Clinical laboratory work in all areas of the laboratory.
Bioassays, ELISA, cell culture, protein purification and identification, nucleic acid (qPCR, genotyping, sequencing, micro RNA detection) techniques.
Expected in 2009 Ph.D. | Molecular and Cellular Pathology University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC GPA:
  • Advisor: Dwight A. Bellinger, DVM/PhD

Expected in 1989 Bachelor of Science | Medical Technology St. Louis University, Saint Louis, MO GPA:
Certification in Medical Technology (ASCP)

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