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Biochemists conduct studies and tests to discover new products and improve existing ones, as well as solve problems in areas such as environmental protection and disease prevention. Example resumes for this position showcase skills like performing analytical testing in support of process validation, safety assessment, release and stability of vaccines and therapeutic proteins in accordance with cGMP/GLP guidelines; and leading remediation for a poly-valent vaccine for regulatory filing within the US and Europe. Generally, a doctorate degree is required on the resumes of those interested in pursuing this career.

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Biochemist

Technique establishment and assay development, such as fibronectin purification from plasma using BioRad FPLC equipped with gelatin affinity column

  • Established protocol for quality control of biological products such as endotoxin testing
  • Optimized the protocol of neuronal medium to promote the growth of normal human neurons in vitro
  • Performed basic techniques to make products including RNA/DNA isolation, cDNA synthesis, carried out ELISA to test protein product's performance
  • Trained a new Research Assistant in GLP and various bench skills, such as operating pH meter and aseptic techniques
  • Maintained lab equipment such as: Sartorius water purification system, Bio-Rad FPLC
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MS
Biochemistry
MD
Public Health
2

Internship in A Biochemistry Laboratory

Funded by a Howard Hughes Medical Institute grant - HHMI Interdisciplinary Scholars participate in ten (10) weeks of research during the summer

  • Assisted biochemist in scientific study on finding the binding site of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) - the hormone responsible for the enrichment and thickening of uterine lining for fetal development - to LHCG receptor
  • Managed the experiments
  • Performed molecular calculations and ingredients for experiment
  • Manually synthesized peptides (protein chains) for multiple trials in experiments
  • Presented work to students and faculty during a poster session held in the following Fall semester
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Philosophy
Biology 1 And Biology 2, Biology Lab 1 And Lab 2, British Literature, English Composition
3

Analytical Protein Biochemist

Performed variety of tests on protein samples, using most state-of-the-art scientific instrumentation. Received purified protein samples from outside sources and performed subsequent analysis. Identified and characterized proteins under GLP guidelines used for future studies, through data elicited from complex machinery.

  • Ran / maintained highly complicated instrumentation, such as Hitachi L-8800 Amino Acid Analysis System, N-terminal Sequencer, MALDI-TOF, Quadrupole MS/MS system, and HPLC systems with extreme proficiency, providing trusted, supportive data for future studies.
  • Compiled extensive amounts of data under GLP guidelines, supporting market launch of GMO crops.
  • Performed meticulous quality checks of coworkers' data packages, ensuring paperwork submission with little to no errors.
  • Created complex mathematical Excel worksheets, alleviating errors and substantially increasing personnel efficiency.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Biological Sciences
4

Biochemist I

Worked in Vaccine Research and Development department focusing on late stage vaccine production Focused on high throughput production of reagent antibodies, and neutralizing antibodies for Vaccine discovery.

  • Processed B-Elispot and T-Elispot Assays and analysis using Rhesus, mice, and rat test subjects.
  • Designed and executed ELISA experiments working with both human and mouse IgG in a variety of sandwich assays.
  • Carried out RNA extraction of human B Cells, antibody amplification using RT and TaqMan PCR, and analyzed cloning efficiency and via agar gels and electrophoresis
  • Performed Ligation independent Cloning Experiments, and Blunt end cloning experiments, plating colonies to be sent off for sequencing.
  • Completed Small Scale protein purification experiments, from early stage cellular growth onward to purification using Qiagen BioRobot 3000, and analyzed the protein using SDS Page, and quantified the endotoxin levels.
  • Performed Phage display experiment, using phage library and panning techniques to determine suitable binding of antibodies.
  • Assisted in laboratory move across buildings that involved, decontamination of current facilities according to all Bio Safety standards, along with adhering to these in the set up of our new lab.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Chemistry
MS
Microbiology
5

Lead Biochemist

Managed multiple projects with internal/ external collaborators and contractors.

  • Involved in new antibodies development process to support company business needs; screened potential antibodies and conducted assay development to ensure that proper protein detection methods and assays are developed, validated, and implemented.
  • Conducted ELISA method development/optimization/validation for transgenic proteins for regulatory studies/submissions.
  • Responsible for development of best practices and quality control process for in house kit production.
  • Established ELISA inhibition, 1-D, and 2-D western blotting methods for soybean endogenous allergenicity studies for soybean products US and European regulatory submissions.
  • Managed the planning, execution for transgenic protein expression studies to support regulatory submission.
  • Responsible for the training and technical skills development of technicians with varying educational and work experience levels.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Biochemical Engineering
MS
Chemical Engineering
MS
Biochemical Engineering
6

Staff Biochemist

Planned, executed, developed, analyzed and documented experiments while working in a cross-functional project team

  • Optimized assays in the X enzyme activator program and Y enzyme inhibitor program
  • Helped establish a target engagement assay for the clinical development of a preclinical candidate
  • Supported PD study and ad hoc biomarker study
  • Assisted evaluating new targets for hypertensive drugs
  • Performed and developed assays to assess compound activity
  • Performed and developed assays for counter-screening to assess CYP450 interactions
  • Investigated off-target mechanism and side-effects
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Pharmacy
MA
Pharmacology
MA
Chemistry
7

Senior Biochemist

  • Contributed to CMV kPCR Project by tracking budget expenditures, ensuring raw materials met specifications, searching for clinical samples, writing protocols and presenting technical reviews.
  • Served as the Research and Development Liaison to software, hardware verification, biostatistics, marketing and medical affairs teams.
  • Supervised two clinical sites by managing site staff, initiating and terminating clinical sites, tracking patient enrollment, ensuring on-schedule testing, performing all data verification tasks and providing technical support for instrument errors.
  • Developed three specific clinical protocols for submission to the Federal Drug Administration.
  • Designed, implemented and analyzed experiments for Next Gen DNA Sequencing project.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Genetics
8

Biochemist

  • Filtered and screened antibodies for the development of various assays
  • Dialyzed and labeled antibodies with various markers for detection.
  • Developed a wide range assay for the measurement of hCG
  • Managed and assisted a team for assays in clinical trials and third party testing
  • Prepared reports complying with FDA, ISO, cGMO and internal regulation; and coordinated material, instrument and process validation.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Molecular Cell Biology

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