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Molecular Biologists study biochemical processes within the living cells of animals, people, plants, and other living organisms. Skills relevant to this position and found on example resumes include performing and documenting laboratory support activities, like required maintenance and calibration for laboratory instruments, databases, and tracking and managing inventory in accordance with laboratory procedure; and evaluating laboratory performance of the assays with extensive analysis of assay characteristics, sensitivity, and specificity. In order for candidates to become Molecular Biologists, sample resumes show that they must have at least a bachelor's degree with completed coursework in fields like chemistry, physics, or cell physiology.

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Molecular Biologist

Conducted study to reclassify the rat model to determine if the organism is a proper model for human breast cancer prognosis

  • Collaborated with three other team members for the duration of the extensive study
  • Analyzed data from Ph.D research associate
  • Assisted research associate with bench work, collection, and analysis of data
  • Developed a passion for oncology and genuine interest in breast cancer on a personal level
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Organismal And Human Physiology
2

Molecular Biologist

Under a federal contract, performed environmental testing in order to rapidly identify bacterial and viral public health threats.

  • Performed and interpreted multiple real-time PCR assays in order to detect and characterize potential pathogens and ensure assay quality.
  • Maintained chain of custody and sample integrity from DNA extraction through qPCR using aseptic BSL2 techniques.
  • Followed regulatory requirements to develop daily reports and document findings into laboratory information systems.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Molecular Biology
3

Scientist, Molecular Biologist

Focused on effect of CRP and complement system in gut ischemia/reperfusion injury.

  • Discovered CRP augments intestinal ischemia damage with increased complement 3 activation, decay accelerating factor (CD55) attenuates gut insults via suppression of complement activity.
  • Conducted hemorrhage shock and apoptosis, NF-kb signal transduction.
  • Analyzed brain trauma and apoptosis pathway.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Pathophysiology
PhD
Molecular Biology And Biochemistry
MD
Medicine Science
4

Molecular Biologist

Routinely performed conventional, Real-Time, and Reverse Transcriptase (RT) PCR with regard to enteroviruses

  • Performed water filtration and secondary virus concentration methods
  • RNA and DNA extractions for samples as well as inhibitor removal procedures
  • Maintained a clean and efficient laboratory setting, including calibration of instruments such as thermocyclers
  • Maintained scientific supply inventories via computer-based spreadsheets
  • Conducted supplemental scientific literature research and presented data
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Environmental Science
BS
Biology
5

Molecular Biologist

Successfully planned a quality control program as well as a genotypic profiling start up lab and created a workflow for sample processing

  • Lead research and development team to design protocols for several projects aimed at isolating fetal cells from maternal peripheral circulation using flow cytometry.
  • Evaluated and optimized sperm DNA extraction techniques.
  • Provided technical expertise and served as task lead in support of internal programs
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
Biology
Biology & Chemistry
6

Post Doctoral Research Fellow (molecular Biologist)

Conducted bacterial and rice transformation experiments with the C4 genes from different C4 species.

  • Planned and executed molecular characterization of the regenerated transgenic plants for transgene integration, expression and copy number.
  • Examined cell specificity of different gene promoters using GUS reporter assays.
  • Performed data generation, collection, documentation, analysis and presentation.
  • Managed laboratory functions including organization, ordering of supplies and scheduling equipment use.
  • Conducted group and intergroup monthly meetings to report research progress.
  • Conducted web meetings to maintain good communication flow and data sharing with the C4 rice collaborators at Cambridge, Oxford, Toronto, Germany and CSIRO.
  • Supervised and trained 15 research staff and 6 graduate students.
  • Prepared bimonthly progress update reports, highlight reports and annual reports.
  • Attended and presented research results in international conferences.
  • Wrote research and review articles for publication in peer reviewed journals.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Plant Breeding, Genetics And Biotechnology
MA
Specialization
Specialization
7

Molecular Biologist

Experimental design cloning and transformation of DNA cassettes (plasmid and integrant) into S. cerevisiae and E. coli strains.

  • Daily PCR (SOE, multiplex, touchdown and quantitative), restriction digest, electrophoresis, and spectrophotometric analysis.
  • Protein assays and GC analysis of cellular metabolites for strain evaluation.
  • Optimized electroporation protocol for S. cerevisiae, increasing transformation efficiency by five fold in several strains.
  • Oversight of company-wide strain and culture collection and maintenance of AATI Fragment Analyzer and Qiagen QIAcube.
  • Responsible for high-throughput strain development, screening, fermentations, and protein assays utilizing various genes to enhance isobutanol production in S. cerevisiae.
  • Responsible for writing SOPs, technical strain development, and plasmid construction reports in addition to maintaining detailed laboratory notebook.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Biology
Research
8

Molecular Biologist

Perform HIV-1 RNA 3.0 Assay by Branched DNA (bDNA) by using Bayer System 340 bDNA Analyzer.

  • Perform HIV Genotyping by using Bayer Trugene System.
  • Perform Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR), CBC using Beckman Coulter Act dif. 2, and flow cytometry CD4 (T-CELL) using Becton Dickinson Facs count.
  • Perform chemistry panels using ACE by Alfwasserman analyzer and PSA and TSH using IMX Immunoassay analyzer.
  • Monitor quality control and perform proficiency laboratory testing.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Medical Technology
9

Molecular Biologist

Developed strategies for pathway engineering of yeast strains for metabolite production

  • Designed and performed standard molecular biology assays
  • Performed bioinformatic analysis of nucleic acid and protein sequence data
  • Wrote technical reports of completed projects
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Biology
MA
Biotechnology
10

Digitalization and Molecular Biologist

Performed molecular biologist tests following the scientific procedures for the Apiaceas plant family. Promoted and performed the use of the PCR platform and Electron Microscope for the analysis of different species. Performed analysis for the amplification and quantification of samples using the PCR system. Performed the digitalization of several samples for the groups Ericaceae and Xyriaceae.
Key Contributions:

  • Contributed to the amplification and quantification of several samples using the PCR system.
  • Maintained and digitalized in a daily basis of several collection samples.
  • Contributed to the re-organization and integration of an electronic herbarium (NYBG electronic herbarium).
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Biology And Chemistry
MS
Microbiology And Immunology

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