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Work Experience

Zymo Research

Research Associate

Sept 2021 - May 2022

●      Designed experiments to optimized NGS RNA-seq product

●      Wrote educational/technical materials for our product page to help customers better understand the kits and design their own experiments

●      Scripted and filmed protocol video for product demonstration

●      Provided technical support to customers via Live Chat, email, and phone calls

Behringer Lab

Research Assistant

Sept 2017 - Sept 2019

●      Dissected mouse cerebral vessels for cerebral endothelial cells and smooth muscle cells

●      Managed 500+ transgenic mouse inventory, genotyping, and breeding

●      Ran catalase activity assays 

●      Established and optimized new protocols as needed

●      Isolated RNA from tissues such as cerebral vessels and endothelial cells for downstream application

●      Designed and planned for experiments to analyze gene expression using Real-Time PCR (or qPCR)

●      Assisted in ordering laboratory equipment 

●      Assisted in training summer volunteer students

Hooley Lab

Research Assistant

Sept 2015 - June 2017

●      Finished an individual project on self-assemble nano-organic structures with guidance from

        graduate students

●      Mixed ligands and metals to optimize the internal cage functionality

●      Collected data for data analysis

●      Took NMR Spectroscopy with Varian Inova 300 and 400

●      Used Mestrenova and ChemDraw to analyze NMR data

●      Took Mass Spectroscopy and analyze the data to solve the molecular structure

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