Laboratory Research Assistant Intern
William Beaumont Hospital Research Institute- Beaumont BioBank Laboratory
- Immunohistochemistry of paraffin tissue sections as well as fluorescence staining for Confocal analysis and visualization. Trained on Aperio digital slide scanner to convert slides to eslides. Processing of blood and tissue for freezer storage. Scan specimens into -80’C freezers as well as Liquid Nitrogen storage. Data entry. Manual and assisted blood DNA extraction and isolation. Proficient with MAXwell 16 blood extractor and Chemagen Chemagic extractor. Monthly DNA metrics presentation to show progress and nanodrop 260/280 analysis. Created and updated SOP’s and drafted abstracts for current studies. Audits for freezer storage, patient charts, and data entry. Basic knowledge and use of laboratory equipment. Maintained lab supplies and stocks. Responsible for laboratory maintenance. Complied with CAP accreditation for all lab work. Worked independently as well as within a research team and communicated progress to supervisor.