Bianca Terminello



Polymerase Chain Reaction

Employed PCR in C-Terminus truncations of the protien CusF

Nuclear Resonance Spectroscopy

Can take one dimensional 1H NMR adn intrepret simple spectra

Computer Skills

Proficent in Microsoft Office including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word and One Note Proficent using survey builder. Proficent using social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace and Twitter




Drug Discovery and Development

Recombinant DNA Technology

Research Experience

Research with Faculty            January 2011-Present

CSU Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA

·Collected product through reduced pressure synthesis reactions

·Examined products by NMR spectroscopy

·Collaborated with colleagues in devising similar analogues for testing

INSET Nanotechnology Internship                         

Summer 2010

UC Santa Barbara, Goleta, CA

·Engineered synthesis in creation of product

·Maintained chemical disposal and clean up per OSHA regulations

·Examined product by NMR spectroscopy

HSI Summer Institute                                  

Summer 2010

CSU Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA

·Employed PCR to engineer specific mutations in E. Coli bacterium

·Cultured mutant bacterial cells to conduct protein unfolding experiments

·Purified protein product using ion exchange chromatography

Work History

Work History
Jan 2009 - Present


Individual Tutor

·Simplified topics in Chemistry and Mathematics to students with minimal exposure to science

·Advised on term paper writing skills which resulted in a participant who improved from “failing” to passing

·Encouraged students to seek additional academic related resources outside of the classroom, and find solutions that meet different people’s learning styles

Aug 2011 - Present

Career Resource Assistant

CSU Channel Islands

·Demonstrated website and other career and graduate school resources to students and employers

·Provided peer-to-peer critique and mentorship in the career process including resume design, job search, and graduate school search

·Coached undergraduates through career exploration and research

Sep 2010 - Dec 2010

Independant Contractor- Tutor

Bright Apple Tutoring

·De-mystified the SAT by developing a lesson plan to aid in test-taking

·Guided and motivated students through the college admissions process

·Coached students through test taking strategies applicable to their learning preferences

Jan 2010 - May 2010



·Set goals with students to raise their performance to grade level standard

·Evaluated student performance to monitor success

·Designed and implemented an academic program to meet grade level standards using Tutorific material