research associate faculty resume example with 11 years of experience

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Professional Summary

Passionate, interdisciplinary analytical scientist with 13+ years of experience in NMR Spectroscopy, metabolomics, pharmaceutical analysis & identifying metabolic biomarkers in preclinical and clinical cancer research. 10+ years of experience in metabolomic data analysis and interpretation. Demonstrated experienced in handling NMR, HPLC, UV, FTIR, GC, Dissolution, MRI/MRS, Optical Imaging, etc. Author of 23 publications in peer reviewed journals, more than 50 posters/talk in conferences and meetings. 1.5 years of quality control (QC) industry experience in FDA regulated pharmaceutical manufacturing.

  • Collaboration
  • Analytical skills
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Microsoft Office
  • Written Communication
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Computer skills
Work History
Research Associate Faculty, 08/2017 to Current
University Of UtahWest Valley City, UT,
  • Applied NMR Spectroscopy & Optical Imaging for early detection of cancer induced cachexia.
  • Understanding Metabolic Reprogramming in Breast, Pancreatic, Prostate, Ovarian Cancer and early detection of Cancer-Induced Cachexia and Molecular Imaging of Cancer.
  • Molecular Imaging and Cancer Metabolism: Cancer metabolism in Cells, Tumors, serum, Urine by 1H and 13C NMR Spectroscopy in response to environmental/genetic manipulations.
  • Statistical analysis of large metabolomic data from NMR and Mass Spectrometry results.
Research Fellow, 08/2012 to 08/2017
Emory UniversityAtlanta, GA,
  • Applied In-vivo MRI/MRS & NMR spectroscopy to find out role of hypoxia and Hypoxia Inducible Factor (HIF) in MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells.
  • Applied optical Imaging & multimodal optical reporter in orthotropic prostate cancer mice model to study role of hypoxia in metastasis.
Visiting Fellow, 11/2011 to 06/2012
Bio-TechneFresno, CA, India
  • Applied GC-MS, HRMAS and Solution NMR spectroscopy to study abiotic stress tolerance in Tn5 Mutant of Pseudomonas putida.
  • Conducted and evaluated structure of plant primary/secondary metabolites using cutting edge technology, including GC-MS, NMR, etc
Quality Control Analyst, 06/2005 to 10/2006
Torrent Pharmaceuticals LtdCity, STATE, India
  • Managed over 3 products (tablets, capsules, syrup, gel) complete quality control analysis per day using cutting edge analytical technologies such PLC, GC, FTIR, Dissolution, UV, etc.
  • Actively performed routine instruments calibration, method validation & reporting
  • Managing stability studies of finish products, Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), Protocol preparations, Raw material analysis, Production method validation through analytical testing.
  • Managed to mentor over 15 new trainees in 1.5 year.
Ph.D.: Analytical Chemistry, Expected in 05/2012 to Lucknow University - Lucknow, India,


  • Dissertation: “Precise quantitation and characterization of various chemical components in biological samples using NMR spectroscopy”
  • Majored in quantitative NMR analytical methods developments and successfully applied in diagnosis of different types human liver abscesses, Gall bladder cancer, Brain abscess
Master of Science: Analytical Chemistry, Expected in 05/2005 to Banaras Hindu University (BHU) - Varanasi, India,

GPA: 3.8/4.0, GPA: 70.86

  • Majored in Analytical Chemistry
  • Capstone Project: Structure elucidation of multiple compound using NMR, MS, FTIR, UV, etc,
Bachelor of Science: Chemistry, Biology, Expected in 05/2003 to Poorvanchal University - Ghazipur, India,

GPA: 3.5/4.0, GPA: 63.83

  • Majored in Chemistry and Biology
  • Received awards for top 10 students in batch
  • Hands on experience with FT Infrared and Ultraviolet-Visible spectrophotometers for quantitative analysis of pharmaceutical products (solid and liquid).
  • Wet Lab & Animal Handling:.
  • Handling and setting up animal experiments liquid & gas anesthetic, tail vein injections, tumor measurement, organ harvesting etc.
  • Tissue processing for metabolism/metabolomics study, cell culture, metabolic extractions.
  • Handling human pathological tissue, plasma/serum, urine, abscess etc.
  • Chemometric skills:.
  • Univariate statistical analysis using SPSS, GraphPad, UnScrambler X 10.1 etc.
  • Multivariate PCA, PLS, OPLS, PLSDA, DFA etc on resulting data as well as on raw NMR spectra using AMIX Unscrambler X 10.1 other software.
  • Computer skills:.
  • Operating systems (Microsoft Window, LINUX, UNIX), Use of Scientific Software like ChemDraw, MATLAB, SPSS, Unscrambler, MestRec etc for scientific writing, presentation and data analysis.
  • Personal Strengths:.
  • Good laboratory management skills.
  • Skilled for preparation of scientific manuscripts, reviews, reports and conference presentations.
  • Ability to interact and associate with scientists from different disciplines and enjoy collaborative ventures.
Life member in “National Magnetic Resonance Society”, NMR Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. Member of “International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine”, Berkley, USA. 2008 to 2012. Extracurricular Activity: 2013-2019: Volunteer for Association for India’s Development @ Johns Hopkins, Event management, promotions, fund raising, charity dinner, concert organizations, talk etc.
Additional Information
  • D NMR experiments for 1H, 13C, 31P, 15N, 19F etc. Optimization and implementation of relaxation edited and diffusion ordered 1D &2 D NMR pulse sequences. Calibration of RF pulses, line-shape shimming and able to validate the new NMR methods and optimization of NMR pulse sequences. Interpretation of the NMR data of human and animal Body fluids, Natural Products, Drug Molecules and other organic molecules using various 1D and 2D NMR techniques. Expert in qNMR analysis, NMR reference, digital/ERETIC methods for quantitative NMR analysis. Maintenance, trouble shooting and periodical filling of cryogen to the magnets etc MRI/MRS and Spectroscopic Imaging: Experience with Bruker 9.4T and 4.7T horizontal bore animal scanner dedicated molecular imaging studies of small animals such as mice and rats. Chemical shift imaging, T1/T2 imaging, PRESS, DCE-MRI for Vascular imaging in mice tumor model HR-MAS NMR Spectroscopy. High-Resolution Magic Angle Spinning (HRMAS) spectroscopy of intact human/animal surgical sample for metabolic profiling and histopathological analysis on same tissue. Chromatographic Techniques: HPLC/GC-MS 1.5 Years of quality control experienced in handling HPLC for quantitation & characterization of pharmaceuticals finish products like tablets, capsules, syrup, Gel, active ingredients, impurity etc. Experienced in HPLC calibration and method validation for quantitative analysis of pharmaceutical products. Preparation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP/STP) for quantitative analysis GC-MS based metabolomics analysis of small molecules in plant extract.

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School Attended

  • Lucknow University
  • Banaras Hindu University (BHU)
  • Poorvanchal University

Job Titles Held:

  • Research Associate Faculty
  • Research Fellow
  • Visiting Fellow
  • Quality Control Analyst


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

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