Summary

Experienced laboratory and passionate student looking to gain the necessary skills to begin a career in medical and biomedical research.

skills

Skills

biology/chemistry

  • Reading DNA frame
  • Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC)
  • DNA Gel Electrophoresis
  • Pipeting
  • Aspirin synthesis

softwares

  • Microsoft Office
  • ChemDraw
  • Minitab

Professional experiences

Work History
May 2015 - Present

Undergraduate Research Assistant

PENN STATE HERSHEY S. MILTON BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH

VIDEO RECORDING BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS

  • Conduct the behavior analysis of HP rats that were treated with different dosage under different tests such as propitiate and EBST
  • Analyze laboratory findings to check the accuracy of the results
  • Analyze and record test data to issue reports that use charts, graphs, or narratives
May 2014 - May 2015

Office Assistant

PENN STATE HARRISBURG RUSSEL E. HORN SR. LEARNING CENTER
  • Schedule appointments for students with a tutor
  • Answer phone calls and direct to appropriate person
  • Represent the office during student orientations
Sep 2014 - Dec 2014

Undergraduate Research Assistant

PENN STATE HERSHEY S. MILTON BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH

REM BEHAVIOR DISORDER (RBD) IN 24-HOUR HEMIPARKINSONIAN (HP) RATS

  • Analyzed the 24-hour sleep architecture of a HP rat and scored the NREM stage of the HP rats for 10 week
  • It was part of the REM Behavior Sleep Disorder in Parkinson's disease project
Jun 2014 - Aug 2014

Medical Clerk

Dr. Thuy Pham's Optometry Private Practice
  • Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff
  • Ensure payment for services by verifying benefits with the person's insurance provider or working out financing options
  • Schedule and confirm patient diagnostic appointments, surgeries, or medical consultations
  • Maintain scheduling and event calendars
Jun 2014 - Jun 2014

Job Shadowing 

Pinnacle health
  • Shadowed a cardiologist from when they do round-check on patients
  • Shadowed a cardiologist when they diagnosed patients

Education

Education
Jan 2014 - Dec 2015

Bachelor of Science in Life Science

Penn State University

Relevant Courses: Genetics, Molecular and Cell Biology, Ecology, Organic Chemistry, Introductory Physics, Psychology, Sociology, Calculus 2, Statistics

Community Services

VolunteerPenn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Heart and Vascular Family Waiting Room, 9/2014-Current

Volunteer, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Emergency Department, 7/2014-8/2014

Blood Service Ambassador, American Red Cross, 2013-Current

On-Calls Disaster Communication Team, American Red Cross, 2014 - Present

Publications/Presentations

Subramanian, T., Vo, Q., Chorney M. & Nguyen, T. (April 2015). Relation between RBD and Parkinson’s disease.
Presented at the Penn State Harrisburg’s Tenth Annual Student Symposium, Middletown, Pennsylvania.

Languages

Fluent in Vietnamese, basic knowledge of French and Spanish

Affiliations 

Member, Anime Club, Penn State Harrisburg, 2014-2015

S.E.T School Senator, Student Government Association, Penn State Harrisburg, Spring 2015

Public Relations Committee, Member, Tri Beta, University of Pittsburgh Johnstown, 2012-2013

Awards

10th Annual Student Symposium Research Week, 2015

Sigma Alpha Pi Honor Society, 2015

Penn State Academic Grant Award, 2014-2015

National Society of Collegiate Scholar, 2012

National Society of Leadership and Success, 2010