Skilled certified Molecular Biologist with ample experience in performing numerous clinical laboratory assays. Hard working and looking to expand her already vast knowledge.
Certified as a Technologist in Molecular Biology by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).
Real-time polymerase chain reactions across many platforms
HIV genome sequencing
HCV and Cystic Fibrosis genotyping
Familiarity with various automated nucleic acid testing platforms
Accurately interpreting results
Knowledge of molecular techniques
Great understanding of other microbiology methods
Molecular BiologistNov 2008 to Current Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories － Milwaukee, WI
Performed and resulted primarily molecular assay test results, but also some microbiology tests including rapid tests and several types of stains. Also maintained molecular instrumentation as well as made reagents required for certain molecular tests.
Examples of molecular assays include HSV, VZV, CMV, KPC-NDM, Gonerrhea, Clamydia, Trichomonas, Bordetella pertussis, BK virus, EBV, many respiratory viruses and bacteria, HIV, HBV, HCV, Norovirus, Cystic Fibrosis, Jak2,
Examples of molecular instrumentation include GenProbe Tigris, Applied Biosystems 7500 Fast Real-Time PCR system, Nanosphere Verigene, ThermoFisher Quantstudio Real-Time PCR System, Cepheid GenExpert, BD Max system, Roche Ampliprep/COBAS Taqman, Qiagen Qiasymphony, Cephied Smart Cycler, Roche Light Cyler, Applied Biosystems 9700 Thermal Cycler, Bio-Rad Thermal Cyler, GenMark eSensor, Biomerieux easyMag, Luminex 100, and Life Technologies 3500 Dx Genetic Analyzer.
Lab TechnicianApr 2008 to Oct 2008 SC Johnson － Racine, WIRecorded and organized data for the new products department, specifically for air fresheners.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences2007University of Wisconsin- Parkside － Kenosha, WI, United States3.49 GPA
ZoologyNorthern Michigan University － Marquette, MI, United StatesGolden Key International Honor Society