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Gene Construction Scientist Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Scientist with 3+ years of lab and research experience. Worked 2+ years at a biotechnology company in the synthetic biology department after finding an interest in bioinformatics and molecular biology.
  • Looking for an opportunity with room to learn, grow, and gain more experience in biotechnology.
  • Applicable skills include an ability to work in an ever - changing, fast paced environment, a capability to learn necessary new software and lab techniques, a desire and flexibility to learn more about the biotech industry, and developed critical thinking and problem solving abilities.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Sequencing data analysis, sequencing troubleshooting, Sanger & NGS sample preparation
  • Product development and experimental design
  • Communication skills (Written, Verbal, Graphic, Technical writing) - Introductory SOP writing and development
  • Laboratory Proficient- General lab safety protocols and SOP s, aseptic technique, LIMS experience
  • Primer design & gene design
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, InfoPath, Outlook, OneNote), tech savvy
  • PCR techniques - amplifications, site directed mutagenesis, gene assembly, troubleshooting PCR reaction conditions
  • Synthetic DNA assembly, manipulation, and cloning - Gibson assembly, ligation, top strand PCR, transformation, digestions, amplifications
  • Experience with multiple types of molecular lab instruments- Plate readers, gels, arrays, Nano Drop, liquid handlers Gel electrophoresis and analysis of subsequent results (agarose gels as well as newer LabChip & Fragment Analyzer Assay technologies)
  • Vector prep (Amplifications and digestions)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Gene Construction Scientist

Responsibilities:

  • Part of a small group working on optimization and process development for a new gene product launch
  • Working with the research and development teams across the company to optimize current processes and develop new synthesis pathways
  • Writing and developing training and quality control documents (SOPs)
  • Experimental design and data analysis, presenting results regularly at departmental and meetings

Gene Construction Scientist

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Aided in streamlining of the process to increase our capabilities to take on large corporate customers
  • Use of advanced PCR and transformation techniques to repair, troubleshoot, and synthesize complex DNA sequences
  • Utilizing and integrating automation to aid in the gene assembly process
  • Troubleshooting difficult sequences in assembly, transformation, and quantification
  • Aided in experiments in reaction efficiency, purification efficiency, Confidential (homology directed repair), and vector design
  • Daily problem solving in the lab and with co-workers in and outside the lab
  • Participation in meetings to coordinate on specific projects as well as group and department wide meetings to connect lab work to coordinating departments (software, customer care, management)
  • Coordinate with customer care representatives on lab work and product trouble shooting

Confidential

Assistant Laboratory Scientist

Responsibilities:

  • Created, organized, and managed large online database, documenting and organizing thousands of data points from 30 years of Confidential fieldwork, which created public availability of information contributing to ongoing research efforts to quantify and assess the status of the Confidential system
  • Analyzed and prepared chemical compounds and biological samples for mass spectrometer analysis, further critically analyzed isotopic data from the mass spectrometer

Confidential

Assistant Researcher

Responsibilities:

  • Used bone fragments from an archeological dig site in Syria to gain an ecological perspective on the region
  • Authored a paper of research findings from samples collected at the dig site, from historical data, books and scientific publications
  • Coordinated with other scientific institutions about publications, measurements, and online databases

Confidential

Research Histology Lab Assistant

Responsibilities:

  • Streamlined Research histology lab through organization of tissues, equipment, and corresponding paperwork
  • Learned and complied with Confidential and SOPs to help encourage a safe laboratory work environment

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