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Professional Experience

Managerial experience:

  • Laboratory inventory management/Supply management/ Procurement, vendor communications
  • People management, including consulting, professional training and supervision
  • Laboratory safety management
  • Document control

Leadership experience:

  • Actively involved and was one of the organizers of the UVa Postdoctoral Association
  • Served in the Organizing Committee for the 1st UVa Postdoctoral Research Symposium, 2013

Service and professional activities:

  • Member of Endocrine Society, Women in Endocrinology
  • Judge for poster session in Biological Sciences for Huskey Graduate Student Research Exhibition, UVa, 2012 and 2011
  • Helped improve UVa Health Sciences Library website



PhD in biological sciences with more than 4 years of experience in cancer research field

Strong analytical abilities applied to experimental design, data analysis, and troubleshooting

Expert in a variety of biochemistry, molecular and cell biology techniques (see sidebar for some of the techniques) Ability to innovate and optimize techniques

Effective in communication of scientific content to a variety of audiences as reflected by a number of oral and written presentations as well as publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals

Lead projects from conception to completion working independently as well as served as an integral member of team in collaborative projects

Ability to successfully meet scientific challenges and execute diverse scientific projects both individually and within teams

Self-directed, meeting deadlines

Positive can-do-attitude and enthusiastic team player

Excellent time management and multitasking skills

Excellent data and record keeping skills

Work experience

Research Associate

University of Virginia


Sep 2003Feb 2009


University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences