Highly organized and creative MD/PhD with eight years experience working both independently and as a part of a team to achieve our goals of excellent patient care and meticulous research. I bring energy, integrity and a strong work ethic to any endeavor.
Results-oriented/ Self motivated
Microsoft Office Suite/Prism/FlowJo
Excellent interpersonal skills
Complex problem solving
02/2011 to Current
Medical AdvisorBioSeeker Group AB – Boston, MA
Advisor to the management and implementation of BioSeeker's DevOnc™ drug analytic platform which assists both healthcare and business professionals to analyze and evaluate the practical and commercial implications of world-wide R&D in oncology towards targeted therapeutics and personalized medicine. At its core BioSeeker has a human curated drug intelligence system containing almost 6,000 cancer drugs with more than 13,000 developmental projects.
My current project focuses on how the Company better assist our current and future clients in matching the more than 1,000 investigated drug targets to the genetic make-up and critical pathways of hundreds of different tumor types.
08/2001 to 02/2002
Summer Research InternMark Groudine MD, PhD, – Division of Basic Sciences, The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
Investigated the effects of transcriptional enhancers on methylation mediated gene silencing.
Investigated transcriptional regulation of of the T-cell receptor (TCR) gene.
MC, Schubeler D, Hutchinson SR,
Dickerson DR, Groudine M. DNA methylation density influences the stability of
an epigenetic imprint and Dnmt3a/b-independent de novo methylation. Mol Cell
Biol. 2002 Nov; 22 (21)
05/2000 to 11/2002
Research AssistantBenjamin Ortiz PhD – Department of Biological Sciences, Hunter College of the City University of New York
investigating transcriptional regulation of T lymphocyte specific genes, specifically
with an element of the Locus Control Region (LCR) of the T-cell receptor (TCR) a gene.
F., Amuta J., Hutchinson SR., Akwaa
F., Ortiz B. Factors binding a non-classical Cis-element prevent
heterochromatin effects on locus control region activity. J Biol Chem. 2004 Apr
08/1999 to 02/2000
Telecommunications RepresentativeChai Lifeline/ Camp Simcha – New York, NY Raised funds for this non-for-profit organization to provide services
to Jewish children with cancer and their families. These services include summer camp, transportation to and
from hospitals and tutoring for hospital or home bound children.
06/1999 to 11/2000
Office AssistantJohn Wagner, PhD Department of Neurology and Neurobiology – Weill Graduate school of Medical Sciences of the Cornell University, New York, NY
Coordinator of the PhD program in Neuroscience in arranging seminars,
maintaining student files, completing check requisitions, expediting the
completion of grants, and organizing interviews of prospective students.
01/1998 to 05/1999
Client Development RepresentativeA. E. Johnson Employment Agency – New York, NY
Reviewed files, records and other documents to obtain information and respond to requests.
Organized and updated company files to prepare for full computerization.
M.D.: Medicine Tufts University School of Medicine - Boston, MA
Ph.D.: Genetics Tufts University Sackler School of Graduate Biom - Boston, MA Thereza Imanishi-Kari PhD- Department of Pathology, Program of Genetics, Tufts University, MA
Thesis entitled "The Role of TLR7/8 in Autoantibody Production and Granulopoiesis in Murine SLE"
Andersson SR, Umiker B, Fernandez L, Larbi A, Han JH, Flavell R, Imanishi- Kari T. Toll like receptor 7/8 dependent autoantibody production and granulopoiesis in murine systemic lupus erythematosus. In preparation
Bachelor of Arts: Biology, English City University of New York - Hunter College - New York, NY
Honus Civicus Society 2013
HOPE Scholar, Biomedical Science Career
Programs, April 2006