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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Overview
Eager to leverage experience in a pharmaceutical company in the Research and Development sector. Significant experience with laboratory techniques and experimental procedures with a record of success in this role through training acquired from Master of Science in Biotechnology and Genetics & Genomics. Self-motivated professional who works capably and efficiently under minimal supervision.
Core Qualifications
  • Gene cloning (polymerase chain reaction, restriction digestion, Transformation, ligation, colony screening, DNA isolation, Agarose gel electrophoresis, quantification,
  • Specialty plasmid design and construction, Protein expression in prokaryotic and eukaryotic systems
  • Microbial culture techniques, staining techniques, Antibiotic Sensitivity Test
  • Biochemical analysis (Estimation of carbohydrate, protein, fat and nucleic acid)
  • Protein Analysis and Characterization (SDS-PAGE, ELISA, UV-vis Spectrophotometry)
  • GMP, GLP, and ISO Guidelines, BSL-2 and BSL-3 Trainings
  • Experienced in Design of Experiments (DOE) and Data analysis
  • Safe storage and disposal of chemicals and lab consumables
  • Synthesis, sample preparation and storage
  • Documentation Systems (Lab Notebooks, SOPs, Technical Reports, Expense Budgets, Work Orders & Purchases)
  • Mid-level expertise with software such as BLAST analysis, primer 3, Clone manager
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Accomplishments

Secured 5th position in B.Sc. Biotechnology at Sardar Patel University May-2005

Experience
07/2013 to 11/2013
Teaching Assistant The Mentor Network Brainerd, MN, USA
  • Mentored undergraduate level Biology laboratory sections.
  • Prepared, proctored, and evaluated examinations, assignments, papers, and presentations.
  • Demonstrated experiments as well as the use of laboratory equipment.
  • Enforced laboratory rules and safety Worked with and handled, preserved and dissected specimens as well as live cultures
  • Scheduled and maintained regular office hours to meet with students Met with faculty and staff to discuss student and laboratory issues.
07/2011 to 11/2012
Teaching Assistant The Mentor Network Fairfax, CA, USA
  • Taught Microbiology lab to undergraduate students.
  • Structured a positive and supportive environment that maximized student participation and success by making an appropriate adaptation to address individual learning styles.
  • Commended on effectiveness in teaching both small and large groups.
  • Focused well on individuals in order to make them gain hands on experience.
  • Spring and fall 2012: Taught Biology lab to undergraduates.
  • Established well-organized classroom routines, set appropriate academic expectations and provided positive experiences to build self-esteem.
07/2008 to 11/2009
Visiting Faculty in Biotechnology Cook Children's Health Care System Willow Park, TX, India
  • Effectively tutored in Biotechnology subject areas including Cell & Molecular biology, Immunology, Recombinant DNA Technology, Genetic Engineering and Plant & Animal Biotechnology to a class of 50 undergraduate students at Department of Biotechnology.
  • Formulated intensive reading lessons, engaging all students-inviting them to listen, share, explore and reflect, resulting in improved test scores.
11/2005 to 04/2006
Research Assistant Nirma University City, STATE, India
  • Worked on a thesis Project entitled "Investigation on antimicrobial potential of various natural products" The main objective of the project was to evaluate the antimicrobial potential of seeds of four plants - Citrus lemon, Annona squamosa, Carica papaya and Manilkara zapota, followed by characterization of the active constituent(s) which were further tested against a range of different test microorganisms.
Education
Expected in May 2013
MS: Genetics and Genomics
University of Connecticut - Storrs, CT
GPA: GPA: 3.73/4 University Graduate Scholarship and Assistantship

Genetics and Genomics GPA: 3.73/4 University Graduate Scholarship and Assistantship

University Graduate Scholarship and Assistantship

Relevant Coursework: Molecular Biology and Genetics of Prokaryotes, Problems in Genetics of Eukaryotes, Advanced Cell biology, Structure and Function of Biological Membranes, Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenicity, Biosynthesis of Nucleic Acids.

Lab Module Taken: Molecular Amplification

Learned to write NSF style Grant Proposal

Expected in 2008
Master of Science: Biotechnology
Nirma University - Ahmedabad, Gujarat
GPA:

GPA: 7.55/10

Thesis: “Investigation on antimicrobial potential of various natural products”

Advisor: Dr. Vijay Kothari

Relevant Coursework: Biostatistics, Computers and Analytical Techniques, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Chemistry of biomolecules and Biochemistry, Microbiology, Advanced Instrumental Techniques, Immuno-Technology, Genetic Engineering, Clinical Biochemistry, Forensic Biotechnology, Fermentation Technology Biochemical Engineering, Plant Biotechnology

Expected in May 2008
MS: Biotechnology
Nirma University - Ahmedabad, Gujarat
GPA: GPA: 7.55/10

Biotechnology GPA: 7.55/10 Thesis: "Investigation on antimicrobial potential of various natural products"


Advisor: Dr. Vijay Kothari

Relevant Coursework: Biostatistics, Computers and Analytical Techniques, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Chemistry of biomolecules and Biochemistry, Microbiology, Advanced Instrumental Techniques, Immuno-Technology, Genetic Engineering, Clinical Biochemistry, Forensic Biotechnology, Fermentation Technology Biochemical Engineering, Plant Biotechnology

Expected in May 2006
BS: Biotechnology
Natubhai V. Patel College of Pure and Applied Sciences - Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat
GPA:

GPA: 76/100

Relevant Coursework: Biology, Animal and Plant Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology, Recombinant DNA Technology and Genetic Engineering, Immunology and Virology, Microbial Biotechnology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Industrial Biotechnology, Fermentation Technology, Microbiology

Expected in Summer 2007
ACADEMIC ACCOLADES Won 2nd Prize in Science Fair for the project on "Chemiluminescence" at Sardar Patel University November-2004 Secured 5th position in B.Sc. Biotechnology at Sardar Patel University May-2005 OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES Summer training on "Basic techniques in molecular biology" at Genome Research Centre (GRC) :
Maharaja SayajirNirma University - Ahmedabad, Gujarat
GPA:

Participated in Poster competition on "Recent Advances in Molecular Biology (RAMB

Expected in October 2008
:
N.V. Patel College of Pure and Applied Sciences, V.V. Nagar - , Gujarat
GPA:
Attended three days' workshop on "Tools and Techniques in Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Genetics", conducted by Department of Biotechnology,
Fellowships and Awards
Thesis/Dissertation
Skills
ACADEMIC, acid, Basic, Biochemistry, Biology, Biostatistics, Biotechnology, Budgets, Chemistry, interpersonal skills, Sc, Data analysis, design and construction, Design of Experiments (DOE), DNA, Documentation, ELISA, experiments, fat, Genetics, GMP, GLP, Grant Proposal, Immunology, ISO, laboratory equipment, Notebooks, office, Molecular Biology, NSF, natural, PAGE, presentations, reading, Research, safety, sample preparation, Structured, teaching, UV, well-organized

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School Attended

  • University of Connecticut
  • Nirma University
  • Nirma University
  • Natubhai V. Patel College of Pure and Applied Sciences
  • Maharaja SayajirNirma University
  • N.V. Patel College of Pure and Applied Sciences, V.V. Nagar

Job Titles Held:

  • Teaching Assistant
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Visiting Faculty in Biotechnology
  • Research Assistant

Degrees

  • MS
  • Master of Science
  • MS
  • BS
  • ACADEMIC ACCOLADES Won 2nd Prize in Science Fair for the project on "Chemiluminescence" at Sardar Patel University November-2004 Secured 5th position in B.Sc. Biotechnology at Sardar Patel University May-2005 OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES Summer training on "Basic techniques in molecular biology" at Genome Research Centre (GRC)

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