(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Multidisciplinary background in cell biology, immunology, and biomolecular engineering. Accomplished Staff Scientist demonstrating strong knowledge of various scientific methods and techniques, assay development and research skills. Experienced in project management, proposal writing and presentation. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

  • Experiment design.
  • Proposal development.
  • Manuscript preparation.
  • Assay development and standardization.
  • QRT-PCR.
  • RNA/DNA isolation.
  • Flow Cytometry (FACS).
  • Immunofluoresent Imaging.
  • Cell culture.
  • Cell transfection techniques.
  • Protein Detection and Quantification Assay (e.g.: ELISA).
  • High throughput liver stage malaria functional assays.
Education and Training
Ohio University Athens, OH Expected in 2008 Ph.D : Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering - GPA : Dissertation: Direct Comparison of P-Selectin Glycoprotein Ligand-1 and Sialyl Lewis X Adhesion.
Ohio University Athens, OH Expected in 2003 M.S : Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering - GPA :

Thesis: Preliminary Steps to Isolate a Novel Receptor for Mac-1.

Zhejiang University Hangzhou, Expected in 1995 B.S : Chemical Engineering - GPA :
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. - Staff Scientist
Omaha, NE, 01/2012 - Current
  • Research area: Liver stage biology of malaria.
  • Supervised a liver stage functional assay core lab to analyze antibody/sera samples generated by malaria vaccine candidates using molecular biology methods for NMRC/WRAIR investigators.
  • Provided scientific analysis and conducted evaluation of animal/clinical samples to screen and improve potential malaria vaccine candidates.
  • Assisted in developing and implementing research projects and recommending solution based on results.
  • Prepared reports on experimental data to present with fellow scientists and boost collective knowledge.
  • Collaborated with scientists from various institutions to better understand research goals, experimentation plans and deadline dates for research.
  • Review and evaluate current scientific literature for new research methods to explore mechanisms of related biological processes.
  • Prepared proposals for grant application and manuscripts for publication.
The University Of Oklahoma - Postdoctoral Research Associate
Norman, OK, 01/2009 - 12/2011
  • Development, optimization and qualification of malaria liver stage assays in vitro using molecular/biomolecular methods.
  • Identification of novel liver stage antigens for malaria vaccine development.
  • Presentations at regular group meetings, seminars and national meetings.
Heartland Alliance - Research Associate
Chicago, IL, 03/2006 - 12/2008
  • Planned, modified and executed research techniques, procedures and tests.
  • Maintained accurate records of laboratory methods, research conducted and results obtained.
Us Government Other Agencies And Independent Organizations - Research Assistant
Garden Grove, CA, 08/2001 - 05/2005
  • Research area: molecular mechanisms of inflammation.
  • Investigated leukocyte and cancer cell adhesion to endothelial cells in vitro.
  • Insolated a novel receptor for Mac-1(CD11b/CD18).
  • Using flow cytometry extensively to analyze expression profiles on leucocytes.
  • Studied nanoparticle targeted drug delivery system.
Activities and Honors

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School Attended

  • Ohio University
  • Ohio University
  • Zhejiang University

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Scientist
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • Research Associate
  • Research Assistant


  • Ph.D
  • M.S
  • B.S

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