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Summary

NYU graduate with 4 years experience in an academic laboratory currently looking for a position as a research associate in an infectious disease lab.

Interest

Habitat for Humanity, NYU Women’s Water Polo (Captain), Treasurer of Le Cercle Français, member of NYU Student Orchestra (violin).

Objective

Obtain a research assistant position in molecular biology utilizing my education and laboratory experience.

Work experience

2007Present

Research Assistant

Assisted post-doc fellow in meiosis research involving the model organism C. elegans

Tasks included maintaining stocks, fluorescence microscopy, EMS mutagenesis, media/reagent preparation, and screening for meiotic mutants

Jan 2005May 2008

Lab Assistant

Assisted in research project involving germline patterning and interactions

between the somatic gonad and germline in C. elegans.

Tasks included PCR, plasmid isolation, gel electrophoresis, maintaining stocks, data entry, media/reagent preparation, gene cloning, restriction digest

Jan 2005May 2008

Student Ambassdor

Representative of the undergraduate student body, which involves conducting campus tours, traveling to various cities around the country to meet with prospective students and working in the admissions office.

Sep 2007May 2008

Tutor

The Study Shack

Tutor to students of all ages in schoolwork and standardized test preparation.

Jan 2005May 2005

Lab volunteer

Prepared materials, such as agar plates and any other necessary laboratory mainentance tasks

Education

Skills

Fluent in French