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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
A highly efficient, goal oriented Chemical Engineer with 4 years biotech development and operation experience, seeking process engineering position. Considerable experience in aseptic and manufacturing processes, tech transfer, operating procedures, health and safety regulations with excellent knowledge and understanding of cGMPs. Strong ability to manage multiple project tasks in a fast-paced environment under minimal supervision. Excellent ability to work in a team oriented setting as well as individually. 
  • Synthesized, coated and tracked Nanoparticles in artificially prepared porcine and bovine mucus 
  • Proposed a novel project on Wearable Nanosensor using micro/nanofabrication techniques 
  • 25 person team lead for modeling of bioprocesses including bioreactor systems and metabolic networks. Model adopted by multi-million dollar industries like Nestle, FrieslandCampina, Heineken, and Royal Nedalco/Tate & Lyle for their industrial fermentations for multi-million Euro
  • Prepared production documents, such as standard operating procedures, manufacturing batch records and inventory reports
  • Led the creation of new departmental structures, assessed and recommended organizational training needs. 
Professional Experience
09/2010 to 07/2015
Process research associate Beck's Hybrids Fort Atkinson, ,
    • Advanced studies (that included experimental plan, sampling plan, sample coordination, and data collection and analysis) for development phase chemical and bioprocesses. Ensured products ready for scale-up and validation. 
    • Contributed work on developing analytical protocols and theoretical tools in studying the metabolic reaction networks and control structures in Saccharomyces cerevisiae 
    • Initiated experimental plans for reaction media for biocatalysis process from lab to pilot facility that resulted in sound recommendations adopted by entire department and improved process yield from 60% to 92% over 30 pilot trials   
02/2010 to 09/2010
Research Associate I KLUYVER CENTER City, STATE,
  • Provided technical expertise for the tech transfer of products and samples to site to ensure that the processes are run right first time 
  • Prepared and/or reviewed and/or approved batch record documentation  
  • Coordinated the measuring and recording of data associated with operating equipment; kept production logs and properly maintained record of stored materials and inventory reports. 
07/2009 to 01/2015
Biomedical Scientist 37 MILITARY HOSPITAL City, STATE,
  • Managed scale up strategy and plans including experimental plans, sampling plans, sample coordination and data collation and analysis 
  • Observed principles of asepsis to receive and maintain tissue samples; identify and process tissue structures or cell components for diagnosis 
  • Conducted histological and/or chemical and/or microbial analyses of biopsy samples or body fluids (such as blood and urine, sputum, and feces) to detect abnormalities for diagnosis purposes
  • Contributed in sample taking and testing of patients for HIV in a Ghana government and WHO sponsored project on the prevalence of HIV/AID in Ghana 
Education and Training
Expected in May 2015
Master of Science: Chemical and Biomolecular engineering
Member of JHU ChemBE, Member of Engineers Without Borders
Coursework: Metabolic Systems Biotechnology Academic Engineering; Pharmaceutical Engineering; Nanobioengineering Laboratory; Mammalian Cell culture/ sterile technique; Colloids and Nanoparticles; Interfacial Science with Applications to Nanoscale Systems; Micro/Nanotechnology
Expected in 2009
Bachelor of Science: Applied Chemistry
University for Development Studies - Tamal, NR
Students' Representative Council President  
Coursework: Analytical chemistry; Industrial organic processes; Histology; Analytical chemistry; Statistical thermodynamics; Advance physical chemistry
Member: Hopkins Engineering Alumni Association
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
National Society of Black Engineers 
Key Skills ‐ Excellent knowledge and understanding of cGMP, Safety, and Environmental Compliance Policies; Extensive standard Laboratory experience; coordination and prioritization skills; organized and detail oriented; ability to train others and be cross-trained
Computer skills- MATLAB, Microsoft suite, eps, pdx , minitab statistical software, programming in FORTRAN
Trainings: Management skills, Micro/Nanofabrication, lithography 
Equipments used: Bioreactor, Disk Stack Centrifuge, UV-Vis spectrophotometer, glucose analyzer, microtome, DLS, 3D Laser Scanning Microscope, Microtome, tissue processor, light microscope 
Extra curriculum activities: Climbing, Hiking, caving, soccer, Chess, squash

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