staff research associate i resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Research Associate with five years of experience seeking a position utilizing my education, work experience, in-vivo skills, and computer skills to help develop novel therapies for diseases.

Trained at multiple dosing and blood collection methods on rodents

Dosing methods include subcutaneous, intravenous, intraperitoneal, and intramuscular routes

Proficient at performing necropsies, whole body perfusions, tissue collection, fixation, and processing

Utilize calipers for gross examination and documenting abnormal findings in mice

Skilled in bio-methodology techniques, administering anesthesia, and physiological monitoring of rodents

Work History
Staff Research Associate I, 11/2013 to Current
University Of CaliforniaAgriculture And Natural Resources, CA,
  • Biomethods technician proficient in a variety of necropsy techniques on genetically altered mice.
  • Perform whole body perfusions and dissections on pups and adult mice.
  • Familiar with tissue preservation techniques using formaldehyde, RNAlater, and liquid nitrogen.
  • Knowledge of pathology terminology and preparation of histological specimens.
  • Operate HemaVet Multispecies Hematology Instrument, involves running blood analysis machinery, troubleshooting, and preparing blood smears.
  • Utilize stereo microscope for embryo harvest and dissections.
  • Experience in gross photography, annotating gross findings using LIMS system and IMPC (International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium) ontologies.
  • Collaborate with pathologist and histologist on processing fixed tissues.
  • Execute protocols for client studies, includes drug preparation, dosing techniques, and learning new necropsy methods.
  • Perform data entry and record keeping.
  • Compose SOPs and train colleagues on necropsy procedures.

Animal Health Technician, 02/2013 to 11/2013
Department Of AgricultureMccall, ID,
  • Administered subcutaneous, intraperitoneal, intravenous, and intramuscular injections on a variety of species.
  • Performed blood collection methods on mice, rabbits, guinea pigs, goats and sheep.
  • Trained in cell preparation, inoculation, and collection of ascites for antibody production.
  • Conducted preoperative and postoperative care of animals after eye surgery.
  • Performed animal husbandry and welfare duties, restrained, sedated, and euthanized a variety of species.
  • Utilized centrifuge for blood and ascites processing.
  • Prepared antigens and controlled substances.

Animal Technician, 06/2012 to 07/2013
Apex SystemsLynchburg, VA,
  • Assisted veterinary students with restraining diseased and injured animals for treatment.
  • Cleaned and disinfected kennels and operating rooms per standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Proficient in the principles of biosafety practices required for handling and disposal of infectious materials in the hospital environment.
  • Reported signs of illness, injury, or unusual behavior to veterinarians.

Animal Technician Assistant, 06/2011 to 02/2013
University Of KentuckyLexington, KY,
  • Conducted Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus research, includes testing of drugs on diabetic rats.
  • Administered various subcutaneous hormone injections and drug-formulated diets to rats.
  • Performed timed blood collections for measurement of glucose and insulin concentrations.
  • Utilized instrumentation to perform enzymatic colorimetric assays measuring plasma glucose, triglycerides, cholesterol and free fatty acid levels.
  • Collected and entered blood glucose concentration, body weight, and food intake data.
  • Involved in animal husbandry and monitored animal welfare.
  • Assisted with necropsy and tissue collection.
  • Utilized Microsoft Access software for maintaining rat breeding colonies.
  • Operated Image J software for quantification of pancreatic *-cell mass and islet size for data analysis.

Intern, 04/2011 to 01/2012
Oak Street Health Inc.Durham, NC,
  • Communicated with colleagues to ensure safety of numerous cats recovering from surgery.
  • Experience handling and restraining fractious, aggressive animals.
  • Monitored and recorded temperature, pulse, and respiration post-surgery.
  • Administered rabies vaccinations, FVRCP vaccines, and subcutaneous painkillers to cats.

Intern, 02/2011 to 01/2012
Oak Street Health Inc.Jamaica, NY,
  • Interacted with pet owners to provide welcoming environment for pets.
  • Assisted veterinarian students restrain pets and prepare vaccinations.
  • Corresponded with patients and veterinarians to streamline registration process and improve patient flow.

Bachelor of Science: Animal Science, Expected in June 2013
University of California, Davis - Davis, CA

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School Attended

  • University of California, Davis

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Research Associate I
  • Animal Health Technician
  • Animal Technician
  • Animal Technician Assistant
  • Intern
  • Intern


  • Bachelor of Science

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