Objective: To build a long-term career utilizing my 8+ years of experience in healthcare and 3+ years in clinical research, with an educational background in biology/chemistry. To obtain employment with a company that offers a positive atmosphere to learn and implement new skills and technologies for the betterment of the organization. Major Strengths
Skills in communication, time management for deadlines, detail oriented, work well under pressure.
Skilled in handling multiple projects within deadlines
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and responsibility
Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration
Professional and matured attitude to maintain confidentiality
Good laboratory practices
Data quality control
Reviewing data quality
Knowledgeable of quality control standards
Research and Data Analysis
Quality Control Data Coordinator, Catalent Pharma Solution, March 2020-CurrentGaithersburg, MD
Sample coordination and receipt from other departments for internal and external testing.
Assist in preparing of samples for shipment to contract laboratories.
Ensure that suitable written records and work undertaken are kept in accord with cGMP and company procedures.
Ensure adequate stock of aliquoting supplies through forecasting of upcoming sample submission.
Assist with maintaining inventory of QC non-critical and critical reagents as necessary.
Assist in creating and implementing Data Migrations Systems and Inventory Management Systems.
Assist with tracking sample receipt and chain of custody for internal and contract laboratory submission.
Perform QC document archival activities (i.e.
Submission and requests to Document Control department.
Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
Lead Lab Coordinator, Johns Hopkins University, October 2018-March 2020Baltimore, MD
Flow Cytometry Immune Processing Core, Achieved in managing the internal review process for Oncology departmental research studies at Johns Hopkins University.
Adhered to positive and good laboratory practices; aseptic techniques pertaining to the collection, analysis, and processing of blood, urine, and tissue specimen.
Documenting, storing, and shipping of patients' specimens in accord with Study Protocols and manage temperature/liquid nitrogen (LN2) level monitoring.
Organize and maintain freezer inventory; keep track of due dates for batch shipment of specimens; and perform internal transfers of specimens to labs within the Cancer Center.
Attend clinical trial startup meetings and provide input for clinical research staff in regard to sample procurement.
Reviewed new trials and create correlative worksheets; oversee, train and monitors technical staff to ensure they follow established procedures or protocols, complete troubleshooting of samples that came to the lab with missing information.
Develop, review, revise, or approve SOPs along with experience in following IRB regulatory protocols.
Participates in the development and implementation of lab goals, objectives and development of PK sheets (study timelines).
Maintains excellent working knowledge of all assigned study protocols and reporting requirements.
Maintained all lab equipment (installation, operate, calibrate) and calibration binder, and ensured that all centrifuges, freezers, and pipettes are calibrated in accord with the schedule.
Active participation in safety programs, along with the ability to work safely and maintain a clean and orderly lab environment.
Maintain inventory of reagents and supplies through SAP systems.
Completed duties assigned by the Core Director or Core Manager with 100% accuracy.
Andrologist, Shady Grove Fertility, April 2018-September 2019Towson, MD
Examines and processes specimens for routine semen analysis.
Perform counts for concentration and motility.
Perform histological techniques for identifying leucocytes, immature germ cells and morphology.
Processes semen for ART procedures and intrauterine inseminations (IUIs).
Recovery of motile sperm from normospermic specimens using selective methods (i.e., density gradient) should yield at least 10% of the initial motile sperm population, and increase the motility of the specimen post wash by greater than or equal to 10%.
Performs semen cryopreservation.
Performs testing for immunological infertility caused by antibody coating of sperm.
Performs sperm function tests offered by andrology lab including sperm survival.
Refers specimens to outside laboratories for semen culture when required.
Assures proper sample collection, delivery and identification.
Performs safe handling of specimens by following the safety guidelines for biohazardous, infectious and toxic substances in the andrology and IVF laboratories.
Performs daily/monthly quality control procedures for media and equipment used in the andrology laboratory.
Documents quality assurance activities including assessment of problems and appropriate corrective action.
Assists laboratory personnel in performing lab services in accordance with Federal, State, and local laws and guidelines to ensure laboratory maintains accreditation.
Assists as required in maintaining lab operations in conformity with the most current OSHA and CLIA regulations.
Lab Coordinator, Johns Hopkins University, April 2016-October 2018Baltimore, MD
Flow Cytometry Immune Processing Core, Process/prepare human peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) using Ficoll gradient.
Follow good laboratory practices and collect, practice good documention guidelines.
Followed laboratory guidelines for handling biological specimens.
Cryopreserve processed sample using controlled freezer.
Experience with following IRB regulatory protocols.
Develops, reviews, revises, or approves SOPs, help organize and maintain freezer inventory.
Store new samples in liquid nitrogen, update database, retrieve samples with proper authorization and upkeep sample and database inventory; monitor overall sample inventory.
Perform internal transfers of specimens to labs within the cancer research center.
Attend clinical trial startup meetings and provide input for clinical research staff regarding sample procurement.
Planning for and implementing improvement programs in our research lab.
Provided total assistance for improving efficiency and output of laboratory experiments.
Point of contact for doctors, nurses, and study coordinators.
Managed departmental inventory and supply ordering through SAP Systems.
Education and Training
B.SBiology, Chemistry, , , Coppin State University, , BaltimoreMD2011
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School for Health Professions, , BaltimoreMD2005