Matthew James Gardner

  • Raleigh, NC North Carolina (NC)

Work History

Work History
Aug 2012 - Present

Cytogenetics Technologist, Postnatal Cytogenetics

Labcorp, Center for molecular Biology/pathology, RTP, NC

Assist in preparation of diagnostic reports by Director or pathologist. Learned department operations and procedures that included both training in the the wet lab and scope room. Lab duties included Culturing blood samples, harvesting chromosomes from cultured samples, and prepared slides for analysis. Also, proficiently learned to identify and analyze Chromosomes. Worked under direct supervision and with more experienced cytogenetic technologists.  

Aug 2011 - May 2012

Research Assistant

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Assisted in the analysis of fossil material for Dr. Stephen Emslie's projects on the ecology and paleoecology of the Upper Gunnison Basin in Colorado. Also, assisted in the analysis of fossil material from Antarctic penguins.

Sep 2010 - May 2011

Research Assistant

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Provided assistance in a microbiology lab by creating media for bacterial populations. Duties included making media, autoclaving, pouring plates, and general laboratory maintenance.

Oct 2008 - Aug 2010

Habilitation Technician

Maxim Healthcare Services

Interacted with home care clients providing emotional,physical and developmental support.

Jun 2008 - Oct 2008

Service Associate

Food Lion

Skills

Skills

Making frequent movements with fingers and hands

Excellent Written and verbal communications

Familar with computerized data bases. Cg Java, Spec Tracking, Lcls

Excellent Organizational skills

Accessioning specimens

Clinical trials training.

Knowledge/experience with CLIA, Ny proficient, CAP, and 5s.

Communication concerning problematic specimen resolution.

Maintain large scientific equipment

Education

Education
Aug 2010 - May 2012

Bachelor of Science

University of North Carolina at Wilmington