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Lab Assistants prepare experiments, process specimens, maintain lab equipment, and clean up after experiments in scientific and medical laboratory settings. Responsibilities highlighted on example resumes in this field include providing assistance in the electrical lab for graduate engineers for their academic projects, assisting in maintaining best practices in the lab, and coaching and mentoring graduate engineers for their lab works. Those interested in becoming Lab Assistants should be able to show an associate's degree in biotechnology or biological science on their resumes.

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Histology Technician & Medical Lab Assistant

Provided comprehensive histology support for up to 25 pathologists at a Central Texas lab, including processing samples, performing a variety of tests, and maintaining and calibrating complex equipment

  • Responsible for training new lab staff in a variety of procedures and tests, including successful cross-training of a new histology technician to work independently in less than two weeks
  • Prioritized a high volume of test requests to ensure all tests were completed by end of shift, multi-tasking procedures with varying time requirements to complete several projects concurrently
  • Developed a strong knowledge base in a variety of lab safety procedures and types of equipment
  • Promoted to technician after two years as a lab assistant
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BFA
Bachelor of Fine Arts
2

Lab Assistant I

Helped with the management of a live insect colony, including transferring insects, making diet, and checking for parasites.

  • Assisted in field surveys of mealybug populations in relation to mating disruption and pesticide
  • Set up and monitored laboratory experiments including pesticide trials, insect-virus choice and non- choice tests.
  • Helped with general laboratory maintenance.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Education
3

Lab Assistant

Designed, carried out, and collected data from experiments in assistance to graduate research.

  • Maintained the day to day functioning of the lab, including collecting and organizing samples, maintaining cultures, growth media, and lab supplies as well as inventory and data entry.
  • Instructed others in the information and procedures essential to the day to day functioning of the lab and delegated these tasks as necessary.
  • Processed samples for the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
  • Participated in a five day research cruise collecting and processing samples in the Atlantic.
  • Became familiar with molecular biology procedures including DNA extraction, PCR, agarose gel electrophoresis, and the purification of DNA from an agarose gel.
  • Worked with human subjects to collect data regarding the effect of stress on changes in memory and participated in the design of follow up studies.
  • Attended lab meetings to gain familiarity with research tools and strategies and discuss current research related to memory and perception.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Biology
4

Education Technology Lab - Graduate Lab Assistant

Facilitated the use of computers and peripheral equipment by faculty and students

  • Evaluated new Instructional Technology software and provided recommendations to Senior officials
  • Wrote tutorials and helped with embedding authentic use of technology in natural learning environment via the use of tablet PCs and laptops
  • Provided office support to department staff
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Interdisciplinary Studies
MA
Curriculum And Instruction
5

Lab Assistant

Conducted research on human subjects using tDCS neuroscience technology

  • Evaluated data collected from research and organized into presentation for University-formed board
  • Assisted in seeking funding from national, international, and state organizations
  • Data entry and collection
  • Researching tDCS effect on memory transfer and retention
  • Conducting statistical analyses on collected data
  • Designing and enacting own research design
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
6

Lab Assistant

Collected blood and urine specimens from patients of all ages and conditions by use of venous or capillary collections.

  • Responsible for transporting specimens from off-site collection areas to the appropriate section of the laboratory.
  • In-depth knowledge of medical terminology and laboratory information systems.
  • Logged specimens into laboratory Specimen Log Book as required, received into computer with all correct data, and delivered to the appropriate areas of the lab for testing.
  • Performed other duties as assigned or requested.
  • Assisted other personnel as required in clerical and technical functions.
  • Maintained and organized supplies utilizing an inventory system.
  • Update patient accounts with current insurance information.
  • Responding to inquiries and providing general information into computer database.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
7

Biology Lab Assistant

  • Maintained a friendly lab environment focused on ensuring user satisfaction.
  • Continuously monitored that all policies were abided by in order to prevent any possible injuries.
  • Provided support for students and engaged them to think critically about the lab.
  • Taught students in one to one and group settings.
  • Organized instruments and arranged specimens for display.
  • Familiar with and taught students how to use Assay, PCR, Gel Electrophoresis, Mass Spectrometry
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Biological Science
Medical
8

Student Lab Assistant

Organized the lab for the experimental modal analysis.

  • Acquired data from the scale model and analyzed the mode shapes of the vehicle.
  • Referred various journals for research purposes.
  • Guided juniors in various lab experiments, which includes modelling and Simulations.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Aeronautical Engineering
MS
Mechanical Engineering
9

Lab Assistant

Conducted clerical duties such as organizing article references related to stem cell research

  • Contacted Biotech Companies to create contact sheet for annual Business of Regenerative Medicine seminar held by the CSRC
  • Coordinated the setup of venue and food of Business of Regenerative Medicine seminar
  • Performed lab work and the cleaning and maintenance of lab equipment
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Biology
10

College Lab Assistant

Responsible for handling and maintaining all computer lab equipment such as printers and computers

  • Took inventory of all supplies used for daily computer lab operations
  • Provided students with technical help for computer-related issues and general inquiries
  • Lead incoming student orientation presentations
  • Assisted lab manager through assignments such as domain settings and other technical projects
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BBA
Economics

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