Laboratory Technologist with extensive background in the medical laboratory field. Strong understanding of clinical research protocols, data collection requirements and methodologies. Able to effectively communicate in both written and verbal form and work efficiently and accurately.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science, Biology2013The Ohio State University － Columbus, OH, United States of America
3.2 GPA with coursework in Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Physiology, Anatomy, Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry. Member of Muslim Student Association and the Arabic Club.
Lab equipment setup
Excellent lab practices
Preparing specimens and samples
Fluent in Arabic and English
Supporting cell culture
Shipping dangerous goods
Microsoft Office proficiency
Strong problem solver
Strong interpersonal skills
Filing and data archiving
Lead Virology TechnologistApr 2014 to Current The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center － Columbus, OH
Isolated PBMC's for specific immune-testing protocols.
Maintained bio-repository for all specimens collected.
Trained personnel on laboratory functions. Guaranteed all data met stringent quality control standards.
Led two research associates and worked closely with colleagues.
Developed effective working relations with groups, individuals, agencies and the public.
Conducted research in the Division of infectious diseases.
Created technical and research documents such as Standard Operating Procedures and Participant Information Forms.
Responsible for inventory of lab supplies and ordering appropriately.
Oversees shipping of specimens with particular attention to dangerous goods regulation adherence.
Student Research AssistantOct 2011 to May 2013 The Ohio State university － Columbus, OH
Amplified DNA using PCR methods and isolated RNA.
Isolated plasmid DNA by means of a mini, midi or maxi prep kit.
Maintained multiple cell lines.
Collaborated with a medical student to write and film a script to teach research staff protocol procedures.
Redcap data entry.
Worked with clinical staff to identify patients eligible for study participation.
Presented study participant information about the study conducted and informed them their rights.
Customer Service RepresentativeApr 2008 to Sep 2010 Lowe's Home Improvement － Dublin, OH
Answered customers' questions and addressed problems and complaints in person and via phone.
Helped customers select products that best fit their personal needs. Offered exceptional customer service to differentiate and promote the company brand.
Collaborated with customer service team members to give exceptional service throughout the entire shopping and purchasing experience.
Processed all sales transactions accurately and in a timely fashion.