Biochemistry graduate with a strong desire to contribute to the scientific community. Direct experience as a nucleic acid researcher and an R & D Chemist, reinforced with collaborative abilities and discipline to follow experimental protocols.
Research Lab experience using UV, visible, and fluorescent spectroscopy
Production and QC experience using viscometer, refractometer, glove box and Dymax (UV light curing equipment), as well as obtaining Diffraction Efficiency and Scatter measurements
Proficient with RT-PCR instrumentation
Able to develop and follow strict laboratory protocols
Delivers excellence independently and collaboratively
Familiar with cell culture, enzyme purification, and analysis, gel electrophoresis, and synthesis
Dynamic, results-oriented problem solver
Excellent verbal and written scientific communication skills
Accountable, conscientious, and driven
Research and Development ChemistNov 2016 to Current DigiLens Inc － Sunnyvale, CA
Lead Chemist for a virtual display company, running projects,
Formulated and synthesized organic nano-composites composed of
liquid crystals, photoresponsive reagents and other additives.
Supported a multi-disciplinary team for fabrication and test of
optic devices with State-Of the Art thin film machine tools.
Performed DOEs and quality controlled (QC) the products.
Student ResearcherJun 2015 to Sep 2016 The University of Central Florida － Orlando, FL
Recorded, verified, and analyzed research data.
Designed and tested fluorescent oligonucleotide sensors for single nucleotide substitution analysis.
Presented regular updates of research results to key UCF faculty.
Undergraduate research seminar presentations.
ServerJun 2013 to Aug 2014 Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel － Orlando, FL
Team leader ensured outstanding customer experience consistent with the Disney and
Bachelor of Science, Chemistry-BiochemistryAugust 2016The University of Central FloridaChemistry-Biochemistry
Associate of Applied Science, BiologyAugust 2013Valencia College － Orlando, FL
UCF's Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence
April 2016 The University of Central Florida, Orlando
Honorary Mention and Scholarship Award 2016
Presented data and medical relevance of research to a sizeable panel of judges, peers, and faculty. Title: “Single Nucleotide Substitution Analysis Using OC Sensors”