Motivated scientist with interdisciplinary training in biosensing, bionanotechnology and nanomedicine seeking a position to launch a career in biomedical diagnostics field. Efficient, detail-oriented team player with strong work ethic dedicated to finding innovative, clinically applicable solutions, growth and success.
Managed multiple interdisciplinary research projects funded by NIH (R21, T32) and NSF, research personnels and laboratory organization.
Developed numerous independent research projects with undergraduate and graduate students. Advised and mentored 10+ undergraduate and graduate students in various education programs: Mary Gates Research Scholarships, McNair Scholarships, UW REU and capstone projects. Results led to 4 peer-reviewed publications with undergraduate students as coauthors.
Introduction to Clinical Trials - PHRMRA 524
Implementation and Conduct of Clinical Trials - PHRMRA 525
Project Management and Business of Clinical Trials - PHRMRA 526
Thesis: Antimicrobial, Antioxidant and Antimutagenic Activity Characterization of Phenolic Compounds in Medicinal Plants
Thesis: Effect of Cultivation Stress Conditions on Beta Carotene Production in Rhodotorula glutinis
Nanotechnology for Tissue Engineering – MSE 599
Molecular Biomimetics - MSE 595
Biomaterials Intensive Short Course – UWEB21
Fundamentals of Pharmacology - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Vaccine Trials: Methods and Best Practices - John Hopkins University, Baltimore
Drug Discovery, Development and Commercialization - University of California, San Diego
Combinatorial Biology and Biochemistry: Phage and cell surface display technology, Standard sterile techniques, Tissue cell culture techniques, Apoptosis and cellular viability assays, Fmoc SPPS peptide synthesis, Recombinant protein/peptide expression, Cysteine-rich peptide and protein refolding, Peptide/Protein purification and characterization techniques: FPLC, HPLC, size exclusion, affinity chromatography, SDS-PAGE, UV-vis, fluorescence and Maldi-TOF mass spectroscopy,
Biosensor: Quartz Crystal Microbalance (QCM) Biosensor Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) Biosensor, ELISA assay development,
Microscopy: Light, fluorescence, confocal microscopy and immunostaining Biosynthesis: Nanoparticle synthesis, surface modification, and physiochemical properties measurements, Dynamic Light Scattering Bioconjugate reactions: Peptide/antibody-nanoparticle conjugates.
Software/Computational: MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Origin Graph, R computing, Molecular Dynamics (Hyperchem, VMD)
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