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Aug 2012Present

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 2011May 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 2010May 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 2008Aug 2010

Habilitation Technician

Maxim Healthcare Services

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

Jun 2008Oct 2008

Service Associate

Food Lion


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


Aug 2010May 2012

Bachelor of Science

University of North Carolina at Wilmington