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Exemplary Research Assistant with a solid background in the study of microbiology and biotech research. Highlyanalytical with experience in researching, mapping and quantifying data and information and compiling it intoclear and concise facts. Astute ability to conduct projects and experiments utilizing excellent reporting andanalytical skills. Knowledgeable in scientific methods and equipment with a keen understanding of experimentaltechniques. Solid expertise in dyeing samples for viewing and identifying microbes with a microscope.Knowledgeable in the use of bar code scanners, tissue cultures, spectrophotometers, PCR and biosafety hoods.Proficient in molecular, cell culture, tissue, and DNA/RNA isolation techniques.
Collaborated with senior scientists to develop and perform a variety of research projectsinvolving cells and tissue cultures. Solid expertise in the use of scientific equipment and methodologies. Expert inanalyzing and interpreting experimental data.
Worked along side biologists to collect data, investigate findings and report the outcomes of multiple experiments. Utilized exceptional analytical data collection techniques and problemsolving abilities to accurately reflect results.
Performed research, analysis and testing to optimize experimental data.
Developed and optimized resazurin-based cell viability assays for Trypanosoma brucei and L6 rat skeletalmyoblasts.
Performed fluorescence-based cell viability assays screening plant extracts for anti-trypanosomal activityagainst Trypanosoma brucei using 96-well plates.
Screened plant extracts for cytotoxic activity against L6 rat skeletal myoblast cells using 96-well plates.
Conducted IC50 assays on extracts to show activity against trypanosomes.
Sustained Trypanosoma brucei and L6 rat skeletal myoblast cells in tissue culture.
Analyzed and interpreted experimental data.
Prepared tissue culture media and HMI-9 media.
Maintained compliance for BSL-2 certification.
Analyzed data and results through conducting scientific studies and performing shelf life experiments for clients.
Plated out samples using both selective and broad-spectrum media to screen for standard bacterialcontamination, generic E. coli, coliform, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas, Campylobacter, and yeast and mold.
Tested for Salmonella, E. coli O157 and Listeria using the BAX PCR system, fraser broth, XLD and MOXagar, and PCR.
Reported uilitizing bench sheets, data sheets, and other documentation of sample results and analysis.
Conducted coagulase tests to confirm presence of Staphylococcus aureus.
Analyzed latex agglutination tests to confirm presence of suspected microbe.
Examined samples for Iron reducing, Sulfate reducing, and slime forming bacteria.
Investigated deep tissue samples of chickens for Salmonella and generic bacterial contamination.
Prepared many types of media (Baird-Parker agar, DSPB, SSPB, UVM, MeHEC, VRB agar).