Laboratory Technician Resume
|Desired Industry: Biotech
|Desired Job Location: West Chicago, Illinois
||Date Posted: 8/6/2012
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: 08/2012
|Desired Wage: 35,000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: New Grad/Entry Level
||Willing to Travel: No
|Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors
||Willing to Relocate: No
Seeking a full-time position with a respected, science-
Suburban Laboratories - Hillside, IL. (Feb. 2012-
Testing of solid samples using weight difference:
moisture content, total volatile solids.
Testing of water samples using vacuum filtration:
total dissolved solids, total soluble solids.
Testing of water samples for organic residue using
Data collection, analysis, excel spread sheets.
Benedictine University - Lisle, IL
Bachelorís of Science in Biology (Dec. 2011).
DNA transformation, extraction, purification, PCR,
Sub-cellular fractionation, AP and SDH assays, gel
Sampling and culturing microorganisms (bacteria
and fungi), staining (methyl res, crystal violet,
safranin, malachite green, fuchsin).
Identification of the unknown using physiological
tests: production of catalase, DNAse, hydrogen
sulfide, indole, oxidase. Hydrolysis of casein, fat,
starch, urea. Fermentation of lactose, mannitol,
sucrose, acetoin. Motility, citrate utilization,
Natural selection project using D. melanogaster;
crosses of three generations mutant and wild type
flies. Chromatographic characterization of D.
melanogaster mutants, anesthetizing flies.
Solubility studies, re-crystallization, extraction,
simple and fractional distillation.
Photobromination, electrophilic and nucleophilic
aromatic substitution, Fisher esterification, Grignard
reaction, Aldol condensation, diazotization,
Synthesis and identification of unknown compound
using thin layer (TLC) and gas chromatography,
melting point analysis, IR spectroscopy.
Two semesters studying life span of fruit flies (D.
melanogaster) when exposed to diet containing
glucuronolactone at varied concentrations. Also,
studying life span of fruit flies placed in erythritol-
rich (truvia) media versus sucrose. Responsibilities
included fly food preparation, segregating flies
according to gender, setting up the experiment,
collecting data, searching relevant to the
experiment literature, writing further research
Biology, anatomy, physiology, microbiology, cell
biology, genetics, physical anthropology,
invertebrate biology, pharmacology, biochemistry,
Earth science, climate change, physics, chemistry,
organic chemistry, biostatistics.
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