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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Skilled Biological Scientist focused on [Area of study]. Exceptional research skills with demonstrated success in study design and execution. Well-organized and enthusiastic with good communication and problem-solving skills.

Skills
  • Molecular biology and genetics
  • Microsoft Office
  • Centrifuge experience
  • Sample testing
  • Research proficiency
  • Laboratory experiments
  • Publishing journal articles
  • Writing reports
  • Collaboration
Education
Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD Expected in Master of Science : Biotechnology - GPA :
University of Maryland College Park , MD Expected in Bachelor of Science : Animal Science - GPA :
Work History
Gap Solutions, Inc - Molecular Biologist
Fort Collins, CO, 08/2012 - Current
  • Act as knowledge and process expert in a laboratory setting and provide technical expertise to research project(s) to manipulate DNA and RNA.
  • Real-Time PCR.
  • Primer design.
  • Amplify DNA samples by PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction).
  • DNA/RNA analysis.
  • Agarose gel electrophoresis.
  • Utilize various cloning techniques in E.coli and S.cerevisiae.
  • RNA in vitro transcription and capping.
  • ELISA Assay.
  • Competent cell preparation.
  • DNA transformation by electroporation.
  • Compile and organize raw and analyzed data for presentations.
  • Mammalian cell culture.
  • Western blotting.
  • Microscopy and photomicroscopy.
  • Amend protocols, techniques and procedures as required due to differences in samples, conditions, or new technology.
  • Assist in writing manuscripts to be submitted to scientific journals.
  • Ordering and vendor negotiation for needed supplies and equipment.
  • Ensure that the laboratory meets all safety and security standards held by the laboratory's Safety Committee.
  • DNA mutagenesis.
  • PCR primer design.
  • DNA analysis using a variety of programs such as Ape and CLC Workbench.
  • Aerosol Biology and Sampling, Microbiological techniques (BSL-2, and BSL-3).
  • Biofermentation of microbial organisms utilizing small scale vessels.
Johns Hopkins University, School Of Medicine, McKusick-Nathans Institute Of Genetic Medicine FInZ Core Center - Senior Research Specialist/FInZ Center Manager
City, STATE, 04/2008 - 08/2012
  • Function as knowledge and process expert in a laboratory setting and provide technical expertise to research project(s) while overseeing research activities in the Genetics CORE Zebrafish Center (FInZ).
  • Oversee lab technicians and students to ensure standards of laboratory techniques, animal welfare and adherence to the safety procedures of the laboratory.
  • Assist with editing of the Standard Operating Procedures for all Johns Hopkins University aquatics research facilities.
  • Amend protocols, techniques and procedures as required due to differences in samples, conditions, or new technology.
  • Perform microinjections of zebrafish embryos; whole mount in situ hybridization.
  • Identify zebrafish mutations by phenotypic analysis or DNA genotyping; identify transgenic carriers using fluorescent microscopy.
  • Responsible for working from supplied samples to isolate DNA, and RNA.
  • Amplify DNA samples by PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction).
  • Utilize acid-free bone staining protocols for identification of craniofacial abnormalities in zebrafish embryos.
  • Obtain biological tissues from zebrafish for disease studies.
  • Genotype DNA using high throughput technologies.
  • Extract zebrafish sperm and testes for cryopreservation.
  • Extract zebrafish sperm and eggs for in vitro fertilization.
  • Analyze DNA samples by gel electrophoresis.
  • Conduct gene cloning; RNA probe labeling and purification.
  • Prepare reagents used in laboratory and aquatics facility.
  • Compile and organize raw and analyzed data into presentation form.
  • Assist in writing manuscripts to be submitted to scientific journals.
  • Responsible for the ordering of used or needed laboratory/facility supplies.
  • Responsible for the collection, analysis and interpretation of study data; assistance in the preparation of protocols and laboratory reports, presentation of findings or results; in maintaining and updating detailed laboratory notes or recordings.
  • Attend and participate in meetings, conferences and seminars.
  • Responsible for hiring aquatic facility technicians, training, and performance appraisals.
  • Ensure that the zebrafish facility meets all standards for safety, security, and animal welfare.
  • Interact with scientists at all levels, including pre- and post-doctoral fellows as well as clinical and research faculty, to assist in execution of long-term research projects.
John Hopkins University, School Of Medicine, McKusick-Nathans Institute Of Genetic Medicine Fisher Laboratory - Senior Laboratory Technician II
City, STATE, 09/2004 - 04/2008
  • Responsible for overseeing and coordinating the daily activities of a 2500-tank zebrafish research facility (FInZ), while ensuring that all students and staff uphold standards for safety and animal welfare.
  • Assist with the creation and continual editing of the Standard Operating Procedures for all Johns Hopkins University aquatics research facilities.
  • Amend protocols, techniques and procedures as required due to differences in samples, conditions, or new technology.
  • Perform microinjections of zebrafish embryos.
  • Responsible for working from supplied samples to isolate DNA, and RNA.
  • Amplify DNA samples by PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction).
  • Sequence and genotype DNA using high throughput technologies.
  • Analyze DNA samples by gel electrophoresis.
  • Conduct gene cloning; RNA probe labeling and purification.
  • Compile and organize raw and analyzed data into presentation form.
  • Assist in writing manuscripts to be submitted to scientific journals.
  • Responsible for the ordering of used or needed laboratory/facility supplies.
  • Attend and participate in meetings, conferences and seminars.

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School Attended
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of Maryland College Park
Job Titles Held:
  • Molecular Biologist
  • Senior Research Specialist/FInZ Center Manager
  • Senior Laboratory Technician II
Degrees
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science