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Jessica
Claire
Research Lab Specialist
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Proficient Laboratory Researcher with more than 10 years of experience working in academic, hospital and health care industry in collaborative settings. Highly skilled in molecular biology, cell therapy including CAR-T and NK-CAR, Next-gen sequencing etc. Proven expertise in devising and optimizing new assays. Currently, seeking Scientist/Senior Scientist role in industry settings.

Skills
  • Ul>
  • P>Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
  • P>Process development
  • P>Background in cancer biology
  • P>Manuscript/Written Communication
  • Team management
  • Laboratory and field research
  • P>Collaborative Leadership
  • P>Multi-disciplinary collaboration
  • P>Research SOPs understanding
  • Project organization
Education
West Virginia University Morgantown, WV, Expected in 2010 Ph.D. : Molecular Biology - GPA :
University of Kolkata Kolkata, WB, India, Expected in 2002 Master of Science : Zoology, Genetics & Molecular Biology - GPA :
Work History
University Of Southern California - Research Lab Specialist
Playa Vista, CA, 08/2017 - Current
  • Research directed to developing assays noninvasive diagnostic assays - circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA), methylation array, Next-gen Sequencing (library preparation, target enrichment) etc.
  • Wrote, implemented and optimized operational guidelines for new assays.
  • Outlined and improved specifications for existing assays and processes.
  • Direct Laboratory personnel, train, and monitor performance.
  • Collected and analyzed biological data.
  • Designed and optimized assays.
  • Store, process and analyze data.
  • Interpreted research findings and summarized data into reports.
  • Assisted other scientists with in-depth data research in both lab and office environments.
  • Facilitated research into developing effective therapy of disease.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Postdoctoral Research Associate
Memphis, TN, 12/2014 - 08/2017
  • Bone Marrow Transplant & Cellular Therapy Conducted basic and applied research on Epigenetic regulations of Tumor Microenvironment, including cell therapy based treatment (CAR-T therapy, NK cell based therapy)
  • Direct Laboratory personnel, train, and monitor performance of other members.
  • Designed and executed procedures for different research phases.
  • Collected and analyzed biological data.
  • Designed and optimized assays.
  • Gathered, documented, analyzed and presented findings.
  • Interpreted research findings and summarized data into reports.
  • Contributed to manuscript writing process for publication of research papers.
  • Attended scientific conferences to present ongoing research in the laboratory.
  • Facilitated research into developing effective therapy of disease.
Loyola Marymount University - Postdoctoral Fellow
Los Angeles, CA, 12/2010 - 12/2014
  • Conducted basic and applied research on Cancer Epigenetics.
  • Direct Laboratory personnel, train, and monitor their performance .
  • Collected and analyzed biological data.
  • Designed and optimized assays.
  • Store, process and analyze data.
  • Write manuscripts for scientific publications.
  • Interpreted research findings and summarized data into reports.
  • Attended scientific conferences to present research.
  • Worked in a multi-disciplinary and multi-institute collaboration.
  • Facilitated research into developing effective therapy of disease.
Accomplishments

    Publications

    1. Myeloid Sarcoma: The other side of Acute Leukemia.
    B.Kahali
    [Hematology latest research and clinical advances – Book Chapter]

    2. Flavonoids from each of the six structural groups reactivate BRM, a possible cofactor for the anticancer effects of Flavonoids.
    B.Kahali*, S.B. Marquez*, K.W. Thompson, J. Yu, S.J. Gramling, L. Liu, A. Aponick, D. Reisman (* - Equal Contribution)
    [Carcinogenesis. 2014 Oct:35(10):2183-93]

    3. The silencing of the SWI/SNF subunit and anticancer gene BRM in Rhabdoid tumors. B. Kahali, J. Yu, S.B. Marquez, K.W. Thompson, S.Y. Liang, L. Lu, D. Reisman [Oncotarget. 2014 May 30;5(10):3316-32]

    4.Identifying targets for the restoration and reactivation of BRM.
    B.Kahali, S.J.B. Gramling, S.B. Marquez, K. Thompson, L. Lu, D. Reisman [Oncogene 2014 Jan 30:33(5):653-64] [Awarded the highest impact publication (2012), Department of Medicine, University of Florida]

    5. Downregulation of SWI/SNF chromatin remodeling factor subunits modulates cisplatin cytotoxicity. A. Kothandapani, K. Gopalakrishnan, B. Kahali, D. Reisman, S. M. Patrick [Exp Cell Res. 2012 Oct; 318(16): 1973-86.]

    6. Evidence that the C-terminal domain (CtD) autoinhibits neural repression byDrosophila E(spl)M8.
    B.Kahali, J.E. Kim, U. Karandikar, C.P. Bishop, A.P. Bidwai. [Genesis-2010 Jan;48(1):44-55]

    7. Functional Dissection of Timekeeper (Tik) implicates opposite roles for CK2 and PP2A in Drosophila neurogenesis.

    E. Kunttas-Tatli, A. Bose, B. Kahali, C.P. Bishop, A.P. Bidwai [Genesis. 2009 Oct;47(10):647-58]

    8. On the mechanism underlying the divergent retinal and bristle defects of M8*(E(spl)D) in Drosphila.
    B.Kahali, A. Bose, U. Karandiakar, C.P. Bishop, A.P. Bidwai [Genesis. 2009 Jul;47(7):456-68]

    9. Drosophila CK2 phosphorylates Hairy and regulates its activity in vivo. B. Kahali, R. Trott, Z. Paroush, R. Allada, C.P. Bishop, A.P. Bidwai [Biochem Biophys Res Commun.2008 Sep 5;373(4):637-42]

    10. Drosophila CK2 regulates lateral-inhibition during eye and bristle development A. Bose, B. Kahali, S. Zhang, JM Lin, R. Allada, , U. Karandikar, A.P. Bidwai [Mech Dev. 2006 Sep;123(9):649-64.]

Additional Information

Awards and Honors

2010 - WVU Dissertation Fellowship

2008 - WVU Travel Award (Awarded for presentation at the 49th Annual Drosophila Conference, Houston, TX)

2006 - WVU Travel Award (Awarded for presentation at the 47th Annual Drosophila Conference, San Diego, CA)

2000-2002 National Scholarship Award, Govt. of India.

Affiliations
  • Member, Cancer Epigenetics Society, 2017 to Current

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School Attended

  • West Virginia University
  • University of Kolkata

Job Titles Held:

  • Research Lab Specialist
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • Postdoctoral Fellow

Degrees

  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Science

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