research associate Resume
|Desired Industry: Biotech
|Desired Job Location: San Jose, California
||Date Posted: 3/25/2008
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: immediate
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
||Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
|Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors
||Willing to Relocate: No
Biochemistry major with over 7 years professional experience in cell biology, molecular biology, study design, measurement and data collection. Strong ability to address and resolve products problems with proven data along with excellent writing, analytic, and oral presentation skills. High level of initiative and works well both independently and as part of a team. Broad technical knowledge with hands-on experience in manufacturing various products from start to finish according to SOP in ISO-certified environment.
CLONTECH LABORATORIES, Mountain View, CA. 06/2000 to 01/2008
Purified Antibodies for glass array printing
Performed in process testing of control cDNA PCR template and quality control testing of PCR and library construction kits.
Performed protein extraction from induced Hela cells for TransFactor kit manufacturing, which can be used in studying transcriptional regulation in different cell lines and tissues.
Manufactured electrocompetent and chemical competent cells
Prepared chromaspin matrice, reagents, formulations and custom orders including yeast media, reagents, buffers, solutions, and gel plates for Production and R&D
Assisted R&D scientists and QC in trouble-shooting projects. Assisted with total and poly A+ RNA dilution project. Assisted to manufacture control cDNA template, DNA polymerase mix.
Performed receiving and inspection activities for manufacturing materials, and maintained inventory control
Wrote and revised protocols (MBRs, SOPs, WIs, etc) in compliance with ISO 9001 certification
Generated reports to monitor productivity and customer satisfaction
Validated and maintained equipments used including autoclaves, pH meters, conductivity meter, analytical and top-loading balances, pipetmen, motorized stirrer, and stir plates
AVOCET MEDICAL, INC, San Jose, CA. 01/1999 to 06/2000
Laboratory Duties: made thromboplastin solution, thromboplastin buffer, HEPES buffer, reagents (Rhodamine, Calcium Chloride, Tyloxapol, UV dye, Polybrene in HEPES, TDR), operated coating machine, performed the Web variability testing, blood testing, control solution testing, aware BBP & MSDS, assisted the R & D, inspected completed strips before pouching and sealing, and calibrated micropipettes.
Manufacturing Duties: GMP, monitored daily temperature, performed optical comparison, made white cards, wrote Nonconformance Report, printed out labels with correct lot numbers, and part numbers.
Interviewed and trained new people.
BS, Biochemistry December 1998, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT DAVIS, CA.
cDNA synthesis & cloning
Gel Electrophoresis (argarose, formaldehyde, polyacrylamide)
Bacterial Cell Culturing
Agar Plate preparation
Ion Exchange Chromatography
Western - dot blots
EQUIPMENTS / SOFTWARES KNOWLEDGE
Basic programming using Visual Basic
Programming using FileMaker Pro
Microsoft Word, Windows, Excel, PowerPoint
Strong in Calculus
Strong Chemistry background
Eppendorf centrifuge 5810R
Amersham Phast Gel system
96 well plate microplate reader with running program
gel imaging system
pH and conductivity meters
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