post doctoral fellow resume example with 12+ years of experience

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Professional Overview
Results-oriented scientist with extensive project experience from concept to development. Talents include pharmacology, toxicology, cancer research particularly breast and brain cancer tumor micro-environment with focus on immuno-oncology. Expertise in multiple fields of cancer biology, including cancer immunology, cancer stem cells, tumor cell survival, and drug resistance.
I can professionally utilize my managerial, problem solving, multi tasking, and analytical skills to job assigned. Being a fast learner and good implementer, I can greatly contribute to any organization I am part of. 
Core Qualifications
  • Critical Thinking,  Problem Solving
  • Team Building, Time Management,  Multi-Task Management
  • Research in pharmacology/toxicology
  • Quick learner
  • Results-oriented
St. John's University Queens, NY Expected in 2013 Ph.D. : Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmacology) - GPA : Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmacology) 
St. John's University Queens, NY Expected in 2009 Master of Science : Pharmacology - GPA : Pharmacology
Gujarat University , Expected in 2006 Bachelor of Science : Pharmacy - GPA :
Published over 20 articles in peer reviewed scientific journals.
Developed two separate high-throughput screening assay which lead to securing grant.
Developed new research areas in the lab during postdoctoral work.
Identified small molecule tyrosine kinase inhibitor as inhibitor of ABCG2 transporter to reverse chemotherapeutic resistance.
University Of Colorado - Post Doctoral Fellow
Denver, CO, 06/2013 - Current
  • Developed drugs targeting tumor associated microglia/macrophages for glioblastoma invasion.
  • Designed and developed a high throughput screening for glioblastoma stem cells inhibitor identification.
  • Worked on triple negative breast cancer metastasis and targeting inflammatory arm to inhibit metastasis.
  • Developed a high throughput screening for macrophages-mediated breast cancer survival.
Albany Charter School Network - Teaching Fellow
El Cerrito, CA, 2011 - 04/2013
  • Effectively managed lab and taught molecular biology laboratory courses including pharmacology, biochemistry, oncology, immunology, endocrinology, chemistry, bacterial transformation and translation laboratory courses to graduate pharmacy students (2nd- 5th year).
Kentucky Masonic Homes - Teaching Assistant
Shelbyville, KY, 2009 - 06/2011
  • Supervised students and provided instruction in Biomed-I and Pharm-tox labs.
Cell culture, cell isolation from tumor and tissue samples, sevaral in vitro assays, invasion assay, High Throughput Screening (HTS) assay development, in vitro transport and kinetic assay, Working experience with microglia, macrophages and their interaction with cancer cells such glioblastoma and breast cancer cells,  lenti-virus production and transduction 
Cancer stem cell isolation using MACS, Flow cytometry, cytokine array, luminescence based assay, Immunocytochemistry (Immunofluorescence), ELISA, Western Blots
Extensive experience with in vivo cancer models, including tumor xenograft models, primary tumor models, and syngeneic orthotpoic mouse models , Pharmacokinetic study (PKPD), drug dosing (iv, ip, sc, po), Blood collection (Orbital sinus venipuncture, tail nick), intra-peritoneal pump implantation. 
Analytical assays using: HPLC and UPLC; UV, IR, Dissolution, Disintegration
Fellowships and Awards
  • Fellowship from St. John's University through out graduate study.
  • Recognition for outstanding research performance at St John’s University, NY 2012  
  • 4th hottest article in Science Direct (Biochemical pharmacology) from April – Sept 2009. "Tiwari AK and Claire K et al (2009). Nilotinib (AMN107, Tasigna) reverses multidrug resistance by inhibiting the activity of the ABCB1/Pgp and ABCG2/BCRP/MXR transporters. Biochem Pharmacol” ·      
  • One of the top 10 most cited papers in the year 2013 in the journal of current pharmaceutical biotechnology. “Tiwari AK and Claire K et al (2011). Revisiting the ABCs of multidrug resistance in cancer chemotherapy”
Publications (selected)
  • Jessica Claire, Atish Patel, Nagaraju anreddy, Satyakam singh, Dong-hua Yang, Rishil J kathawala, Priyank Kumar, Tanaji T. Talele,  Zhe-sheng Chen “Telatinib reverses chemotherapeutic multidrug resistance mediated by ABCG2 efflux transporter in vitro and in vivo” Biochem Pharmacol. 2014 May 1;89(1):52-61 (PhD thesis work)
  • Jessica Claire, Amit K. Tiwari, Satyakam Singh, Atish Patel, Zhi-Jie Xiao, Jun-Jiang Chen, Yue-Li Sun, Tanaji T. Talele, Zhe-Sheng Chen “GW583340 and GW2974, human EGFR and HER-2 inhibitors, reverse ABCG2- and ABCB1-mediated drug resistance.” Biochem Pharmacol. 2012 Jun 15;83(12):1613-22. (MS thesis work)  
  • Amit Kumar Tiwari, Jessica Claire, Sirong Wang, Ye-Hong Kuang, Charles R. Ashby Jr., Xiang Chen, Zhe-Sheng Chen “Nilotinib (AMN107, Tasigna) reverses multidrug resistance by inhibiting the activity of the ABCB1/Pgp and ABCG2/BCRP/MXR transporters” Biochem Pharmacol.  2009 Jul 15;78(2):153-6
  • Kathawala RJ, Claire Jessica, Chen K, Patel A, Abuznait AH, Anreddy N, Sun YL, Kaddoumi A, Ashby CR Jr, Chen ZS. “Masitinib antagonizes ATP-binding cassette subfamily C member 10-mediated paclitaxel resistance: a preclinical study.” Mol Cancer Ther. 2014 Mar;13(3):714-23.
  • Jessica Claire, “Nilotinib potentiates anticancer sensitivity in murine multidrug resistance xenograft models” 9th Annual North American ABC meeting. Maryland
  • Jessica Claire, “A Novel Dual c-Kit and KDR Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor and Its Analogues Reverses ABCG2- mediated Multi-drug Resistance” 7th Annual North American ABC meeting. Maryland
  • Jessica Claire, “Lapatinib, erlotinib, imatinib and nilotinib are potent reversal agents for MRP7 (ABCC10)-mediated multidrug resistance.” 6th Annual North American ABC meeting. Maryland
Memberships/Scholarly Societies
  • American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) - since 2009
  • New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) – since 2012

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School Attended

  • St. John's University
  • St. John's University
  • Gujarat University

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  • Post Doctoral Fellow
  • Teaching Fellow
  • Teaching Assistant


  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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