(FNU) Geetika 

Result-oriented individual with a strong molecular background seeking opportunity to demonstrate research expertise in an environment for continued learning. 

Areas of Excellence

  • Agarose Gel Electrophoresis
  • DNA Isolation & Purification
  • Restriction Enzyme Digestion 
  • Automated DNA Sequencing Analysis & Next-Gen Sequencing 
  • Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) 
  • Infrared Spectroscopy (IR) & Proton Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (H-NMR) Light Microscopy
  • Genomic D-loop Polymerase Chain Reaction & Real Time-Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Multiple Sequence Alignment & constructing phylogenetic trees
  • Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC) & High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

Work History

Work History

Lab Assistant II at Spectra Laboratories

May 2015 - Present
Fresenius Medical Care North America, Milpitas
  • Entering patient data and tests accurately in the Laboratory Information System.
  • Verifying quality of samples received, appropriate samples, and requisitions. Prepare samples to be distributed to the individual departments, as well as prepare samples for reference lab testing.
  • Pre-analytical sample processing, sorting, centrifugation and filtration. Ensure quality and accuracy.
  • Assisting departments to deliver renal specific test results efficiently through automated specimen processing and advanced equipments. 

Student Lead at Information Technology Services

Apr 2012 - Mar 2015
California State University East Bay, Hayward
  • Configured, deployed, troubleshooted and supported computer workstations, laptops, printers, mobile devices, and other telecommunications equipment. Served on computer refresh projects.
  • Diagnosed and resolved problems associated with application software,security issues and operating systems for faculty, staff and student computers. 
  • Trained student assistants on troubleshooting IT issues and explained the technical knowledge base procedures to ensure quick resolution of non-recurring issues. 
  • Excellent teamwork and leadership skills developed through employment experience. 

Education

Education

BS Biological Science (Cell and Molecular Biology) & Minor in Chemistry   

Sep 2010 - Mar 2015
California State University East Bay, Hayward

   Academic Honors: Magna Cum Laude (May 2015)

Panic Disorder Project Designed experimental protocol and analyzed COMT gene susceptibility for Panic Disorder genetics at SNP rs4680.

Sickle Cell Disease Project: Interpreted single nucleotide mutation test for diagnosing Sickle Cell Disease in the extracted genomic samples by PCR and Restriction enzyme digestion technique.