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JILLIAN PERRY

1700 SW 16th Ct Apt. P2 · Gainesville, Fl 32608· Phone: (561) 542-1678· E-mail: Jillian.L.Perry@gmail.com

Objective
Biomedical Engineering PhD seeking a research position in biotechnology that will fully utilize my problem solving skills
and research experience in nanofabrication.

Education
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Expected December 2009
BS in Chemical Engineering, Cum Laude; Minor in Chemistry, December 2004

Skills
• Expert in fabrication of nanoporous alumina
• Expert in template synthesis of micro and nanostructures
• Expert in sol-gel and silane chemistry
• Expert in Scanning Electron Microscopy, Fluorescence Microscopy, Fluorescence Spectrophotometry and
Reactive Ion Etching
• Expert in fabricating microemulsions and measuring surface tension using Wilhelmy Plate
• Experienced in both wet and dry etching techniques
• Experienced in Transmission Electron Microscopy, Atomic Force Microscopy, Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy,
X-ray photoelectric spectroscopy, Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy and Dynamic Light Scattering
• Experienced in Gas Chromatography, Thin Layer Chromatography and High Performance Liquid
Chromatography
• Experienced in Pharmacokinetics Modeling
• Experienced in MATLAB and ChemDraw
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Excellent written and oral communication skills

Experience
Development of Biodegradable Nanotube Drug Delivery Vehicles, PhD Research
Department of Biomedical Engineering, 2005-Present
Advisor: Dr. Jon D. Stewart; Co-advisor: Dr. Charles R. Martin
• Designed and completed innovative experiments for creating hollow polymer nano test tubes
• Developed a system for loading, sealing and functionalizing the exterior of the nano test tubes with antibodies
• Trained, supervised and mentored undergraduates in the lab.

Microemulsions and Drug Detoxification, University Scholars Research
Department of Chemical Engineering, 2003-2005
• Researched the effect of surface rigidity on drug flux.
• Studied interfacial rigidity and manipulation of drug flux into and out of microemulsions

Paid Internship with Gainesville Regional Utilities, 2004-2005
• Worked in the Strategic Planning department analyzing GRU’s reclaimed water system.
• Analyzed historical and future consumption rates of reclaimed water in the city

Integrated Product and Process Design 2003–2004
• Worked with a multidisciplinary group of UF engineering students for the Water-Wastewater department at GRU
• Designed chlorine booster stations
• Used WaterCAD to model the drinking water distribution system and determine placement of booster stations.

C.edu (352) 392-8205 University of Florida Department of Chemistry PO Box 117200 Gainesville. J. Stewart. M. May 14-16. C. Gainesville. Students in Science Training Program May-July 2005 • Designed and taught Biomedical Engineering. Martin. Microemulsions and Drug Detoxification. Orlando.Teaching TA in Department of Biomedical Engineering. 84th Annual ACS FAME. Orlando FL.ufl. Nano test tubes: Synthesis. Problem Based Learning. May 8-10. Perry. Martin. biofunctionalization and biodegradation.edu (352) 846-0989 126 Sisler Hall University of Florida Gainesville. capping. Shah. Poster Presentation. Medicine and Social Implications. 2 Semesters 2006-2007 • Facilitated discussions amongst graduate students about current engineering problems.R.edu (352) 392-2592 419 Chemical Engineering Building University of Florida Gainesville. ACS 236th National Meeting and Exposition.ufl. Philadelphia.O. 2008 • C. Template synthesis of chitosan nano test tubes. • J. Charles R. Martin crmartin@chem. Stewart jds2@chem. 2008 • J.D. J. F. Template synthesis of chitosan nano test tubes: loading and capping.D. FL 32611 • Dr. • Scheduled a series of guest lecturers from industry and research labs at UF. D. Awards • Bright Futures Scholarship 2000-2004 • University Scholars Scholarship 2003-2004 • Alumni Fellowship 2005-2009 Presentations • J. FL. Perry. Oral Presentation. Oral Presentation. Buyukserin. James. as a means to introduce research topics in Medical/Biomedical Engineering fields to the students.R. Stewart. 2009 References • Dr. FL. Jon D. Perry.R. August 17-21. J. Hillebrenner. H. University Scholars Symposium. Anuj Chauhan chauhan@che. Perry. a course for high school students enrolled in the Students in Science Training Program. PA. 85th Annual ACS FAME. Martin. FL 32611 .ufl. FL 32611 • Dr. May 2005. • Facilitated and graded student’s presentations and papers.