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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Overview

Highly motivated and meticulous research scientist with 14 years experience seeking a career as a clinical research associate for a prominent healthcare company. Exceptional leadership skills and a strong work ethic.

  • Experienced in study design, project management and data analysis.
  • Exceptional organizational and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail.
  • Experienced manager with good oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to work independently and in a collaborative matrix environment.
Education
Expected in 2010
Masters of Science: Animal Biology
University of California-Davis - Davis, CA
GPA:
Expected in 2000
Bachelors of Science: Microbiology
North Carolina State University - Raleigh, NC
GPA:
Expected in 2000
Bachelors of Science: Zoology
North Carolina State University - Raleigh, NC
GPA:
Experience
03/2012 to Current
Research Scientist Intel Corp. Hudson, MA,

Project Organization Experience

  • Responsible for the design, execution and management of multiple behavior-related research projects conducted jointly between UTSW and Brookhaven National Laboratories in Long Island, NY (NASA-funded).
  • Assist the PI in authoring study protocols, proposals and IACUC amendments for research and animal use.
  • Create and maintain database of study information, data collection and statistical analyses.
  • Manage all correspondence and documentation between departments and research institutions in order to coordinate and conduct research studies.
  • Ensure study compliance with all institutional laboratory safety and IACUC animal guidelines.
  • Lead meetings and provide study updates to team members, including research data and project timelines.
  • Present research findings at regional and national scientific meetings and authored manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals.

Laboratory Experience

  • Manage laboratory animal colony of 1000+ animals.
  • Reduced operating costs by 85% in an 8-month time frame.
  • Train and supervise research fellows and students on molecular biology techniques and behavior assays related to cognitive function.
  • Provide technical expertise in histology to laboratory fellows and graduate students as required.
02/2002 to 07/2006
Staff Research Assistant II Ppd Seattle, WA,

Project Organization Experience

  • Design and independently execute experimental studies on neurogenesis and cognition.
  • Responsible for data analysis and interpretation of cognitive behavior assays and microscopic quantification.
  • Train and assist postdocs, technicians and student workers in behavior testing, experimental design, histology and microscopy.

Laboratory Experience

  • Extensive experience in cognitive and psychomotor behavior testing and data analysis in rodent models.
  • Skills in rodent handling, animal perfusions, and tissue harvesting of brain and spinal cord from adult mice and rats.
  • Highly proficient in tissue processing, immunohistology, and administering compounds by injection through various routes in mice and rats (p.o., s.q., i.m., i.p.).
06/2000 to 07/2002
Assistant Scientist Cogent Neuroscience Inc. City, STATE,

Project Organization Experience

  • Participated as part of matrix team environment to address and meet study goals related to company's research interest.
  • Met regularly with team leaders and managers to discuss research progress and develop goals and priorities.
  • Consistently produced data and met deadlines in a fast-paced biotech environment.

Laboratory Experience

  • Experience in multiple research teams including robotics, small molecule screening and characterization groups.
  • Able to quickly learn and utilize new biolistic techniques for gene therapy research.
  • Proficient in molecular biology and in-vivo assays including PCR, plasmid preparation, gel electrophoresis, and immunofluorescent staining.
Publications
  • Claire MJ, Redfield RL, Ito N, Yun S, Mukherjee S, Shih H-Y, Rivera PD, Birnbaum SG, Chen BPC, Eisch AJ. Space radiation improves pattern separation in older mice without influencing gross hippocampal function. In preparation.
  • Bett C, Kurt TD, Claire M, et al. Defining the conformational features of anchorless, poorly neuroinvasive prions. PLoS Pathog. 2013; 9(4):e1003280
  • Bett C, Fernández-Borges N, Kurt TD, Claire M, Nilsson KP, Castilla J, Sigurdson CJ. Structure of the b2-a2 loop and interspecies prion transmission. FASEB J. 2012 Jul; 26(7):2868 - 76.
  • Masliah E, Rockenstein E, Inglis C, Adame A, Bett C, Claire M, Sigurdson CJ. Prion infection promotes extensive accumulation of a-synuclein in aged human a-synuclein transgenic mice. Prion. 2012 Apr-Jun; 6(2):184-90.
  • Bett C, Joshi-Barr S, Claire M, Trejo M, Liberski P, Kelly J, Masliah E, Sigurdson CJ. Biochemical properties of highly neuroinvasive prion strains. PLoS Pathog. 2012 Feb; 8 (2):e1002522.
  • Kannangara TS, Claire MJ, Gil-Mohapel J, Drapala RJ, Simpson JM, Christie BR, van Praag H. Running reduces stress and enhances cell genesis in aged mice. Neurobiol Aging 2011 Dec; 32(12):2279-86.
  • van Praag H, Claire MJ, Yeo GW, Stecker K, Heivand N, Zhao C, Yip E, Afanador M, Schroeter H, Hammerstone J, Gage FH. Plant-derived flavanol (-)epicatechin enhances angiogenesis and retention of spatial memory in mice. J. Neuroscience, 2007 May; 27 (22):5869 - 78.

Memberships/Scholarly Societies
Skills
  • Computer Platforms: PC and Mac
  • Software Programs: MS Office, MS Outlook, FileMaker Pro, PeopleSoft, Adobe Photoshop, Endnote
  • Statistical Software: GraphPad Prism, SAS, Sigma Plot

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School Attended

  • University of California-Davis
  • North Carolina State University
  • North Carolina State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Research Scientist
  • Staff Research Assistant II
  • Assistant Scientist

Degrees

  • Masters of Science
  • Bachelors of Science
  • Bachelors of Science

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