Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Bachelor of Science Biology Minor in Chemistry –Keene State College (Anticipated, Dec. 2019)
  • Dean’s list – Fall 2015, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018

Experience

  • Adept Excel Experience
    • Adept data analytics, descriptive statistics and model/graph construction
  • Preparing Agarose Electrophoresis
    • Polymerase Chain Reaction processes, filling wells, micro-pipetting, running gels
  • Growing/Storing Bacterial Cultures
    • Live specimen swabbing, tool reparation, heat sanitization, refrigeration/humid room storage,
  • DNA Isolation/Extraction/Purification
    • Horizontal Gene Transfer, heat shocking phospholipid bilayer, plasmid isolation, etc.
  • Protein Purification
    • Lysis, Dialysis, various column purification steps, transformation, plate assays, etc.
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
    • Proficient at solution preparation, loading machinery, sample logging, 1H and 13C data analysis
  • Spectrophotometry Analysis
    • Able to identify absorbance ranges, inconsistencies and λmax
  • Infrared Spectroscopy
    • Proficiency in identifying bond stretching/bending in various functional groups
  • Thin-Layer Chromatography Templating
  • Distillation
  • Blood Typing
  • Simple Pharmacologic Synthesis
  • Skilled public speaker

Lab Work

  • Keene State College Biochemistry Laboratory – Expression and Purification of the Thioesterase Domain of Fatty Acid Synthase using E. coli. – Mentor Dr. Paul W Baures Fall 2019
  • Keene State College Department of Biology Arachnid Behavior Laboratory- Effects of Hunger on Lycosa carolinensis (Araneae) Intraspecies-Communal Behavior – Mentor Dr. Karen Cangialosi Spring 2019

Certifications

  • Introduction to Laboratory Biosafety Training – Keene State College Ralph B Stuart, CIH, CCHO
  • Open Water Scuba Certification – AquaTCI, Providenciales Turks and Caicos islands Spring 2019
  • Technical Skills Intensive Certification-Project Adventure, Beverly MA-Spring 2016
    • CPR Certification

Academic Trips

  • Turks and Caicos Coral Reef Research Trip – Keene State Department of Biology – May 2019
    • Open Water Scuba Certification Received

References