Meticulous Research Specialist adept at virology, cell assays, cell culture, microbiology, and use of rabbits in research. Lab Manager who consistently maintains high standards of professionalism.
Co-authored and edited 28 papers for publication. Authored, co-authored, and edited dozens of posters.
Promoted the work in the lab by maintaining the lab web page for several years as well as starting and maintaining the lab facebook page.
Worked closely with pharmaceutical companies to test and develop new drug treatments for eye infections.
Supervised technicians, students and other scientists.
Collected eye cultures, blood samples, and corneas from rabbits.
Trained personnel on laboratory functions and safety.
Processed clinical trial adenovirus samples.
Data collection and some statistics (minitab).
Assisted other groups within the Ophthalmology Dept. in designing and implementing experiments.
Presented posters and gave talks at meetings.
Maintained DEA licenses and paperwork for 4 PI's and acted as an authorized user.
Member ofPhi Beta Kappa
Minor in Chemistry
Significant Coursework in Microbiology
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