I seek to work as an undergraduate researcher in an analytical research lab at P&G. I am highly enthusiastic about what I do and I have fun doing research. I have always wanted to get involved in laboratory research and being at Northern Kentucky University has given me this opportunity at an undergraduate level and taken me one step closer to achieving my dreams.
Optical microscopy and staining
Basic Diatom taxonomy
Aseptic techniques, making pure cultures
Excellent attention to detail
Good with MS office and statistical softwares
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Able to work effectively as an individual or in a team environment
Work study lab assistant, 08/2015 to Current Patricia Kappesser – Northern Kentucky University, KY
Over 6 months experience in laboratory setting.
Set up microbiology, genetics, anatomy and physiology labs.
Performed routine technical and clerical functions.
Prepared media, buffers and plates.
Streaked microbial plates for colony isolation.
Used media plate pourer, autoclave, unispense, microscope and other lab related instruments on a daily basis.
Hand-poured certain type of media like Hektoin.
Proficient with PCR technique (DNA isolation and amplification).
Supported laboratory quality and safety initiatives.
Washed, sterilized and stocked ordinary glassware.
Bachelor of Science: Biological Sciences (General Biology track), Current Northern Kentucky University - Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, KY 41099 PHONE: 859.572.5100
Presented a poster in my freshman year at Heather Bullen research celebration after completing a semester of research on "Life in extreme environments: Diatoms" under Dr. Miriam S Kannan (regents professor at Northern Kentucky University).
Good standing sophomore with an overall GPA of 3.71.
Dean's honors list in Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 (Freshman year).