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Assistant High School

Las Vegas, Nevada, 89120, United States
April 17, 2012
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Brittany Landers

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Las Vegas, NV 89120



Dr. Ian Orme’s Lab/Dr. Ann Leanart’s Lab/ Dr. Diane Ordway’s Lab on a Gates Foundation Grant for

research in TB (Work Study Colorado State University) 2010-2011

Worked in a high volume fast paced research lab. Lab is classified under Bio Safety Level 2.

Responsibilities included:

Practice of Aseptic Laboratory Techniques: use of industrial grade autoclaves, homog tube, saline, and

glassware sterilization. Familiar with cleaning expensive glassware; which include nebulizers and homog


Agar preparation: knowledge of how to make, sterilize and pour 7H11 agar plates, also responsible for

properly labeling the plates. Ensured the researcher’s requests were fulfilled in a prompt manner; this

included special requests such as the making of 7H9 broths or special antibiotic agar plates.

Weekly planning to ensure all viable counts were complete and set up in a timely manner, also maintained

inventory and stocked lab.

Maintenance of Lab equipment: sharpening of surgical kit scissors, cleaning of water baths, CO2

incubators, balances, and Milipour filtration systems.

Kent T Haynes, D.D.S, P.C. (Dental Assistant) 2003-current Durango, Co

Responsibilities included:

Making sure the office ran on schedule and patient flow was maintained. In charge of all dental supply

ordering within the office as well as stocking operatories and lab stations. Also performed lab work, which

included taking, mounting and pouring models.

Worked alongside fellow employees to make the office run more proficiently and interacted with patients

on a daily basis in person and over the telephone.

Maintained a high standard of sterility and aseptic techniques with use of ultrasonics and autoclaves.

Enforced all OSHA standards and maintained OSHA updates, paperwork, notebooks and participated in

yearly OSHA continuing education classes.

Dr. Alan Schafer, D.D.S., M.S. (Certified Orthodontic Assistant) Summer of 2007 Cortez, Co

Responsibilities included:

Sterilization Technician: practiced aseptic techniques in a medical office setting, use of autoclaves and


Saw a high volume of patients while insuring the schedule maintained optimum flow.

Certified Orthodontic Assistant: trained at Dr. Schafer’s office to become a certified Assistant. As a

certified assistant I placed brackets on patients as well as changing out their wiring and bands. I was also

responsible for all lab work on the patients, this included pouring models, making retainers, taking

accurate photos and placing them in the computer database. I was certified to take digital panoramic xrays

and have experience in computer based charting.

Boone Brewer D.D.S., P.C.( Dental Assistant Manager) 2007-2010 Fort Collins, Co

Responsibilities included:

Knowledge of dental insurance policies and practices as well as up keeps of patient accounts and records.

Experience in digital x-ray programs and paperless charting.

Same responsibilities were performed as when working for Dr. Haynes and Dr. Schafer.


Colorado State University – Fort Collins, CO Bachelor of Science; Microbiology 2011

Extra curricular activities in College included:

Volunteer work:

Participated in Give Kids a Smile for two years

Donated time to Sacred Heart Church

Assisted handicapped lady in Fort Collins with her Decorating business on a

daily basis.


Member of MSA (microbiology student association)

Durango High School- High School Diploma 2006

Extra curricular activities in High School included;

4 years varsity letterman in Football (filmed all away and home football games for the

coaches and put a final season highlight tape together for each season)

2 years varsity letterman in Girls Golf


Excellent time management whether it is in a medical or in a laboratory.

Proficient in PC and Mac based systems: Word/Pages, Excel/Numbers, extensive work in Power


People skills: In an office setting or lab setting. Communicating effectively to fellow employees or upper

management. Working as a team player.

Great telephone ediquitte skills

Great written, verbal, and reading skills

Hard working and enthusiastic

Attention to detail in all the work that I do.

Quick learner

Capable of handling high volume and heavy workload, while being able to deliver high quality work.

Minimal grant writing experience: for my senior seminar I wrote a grant proposal on siRNA therapy

against HepB virus.

BSL-3 Training: Completed 4 hours of BioSaftey Level 3 training senior year.

Virology Skills under Dr. Erika Suchman included:

Cell culturing and subculturing

Freezing and infection cell cultures

Yolk sac/ Chorioallantoic sac innoculations

Hemacytometer use

Concentration Mathematics

Titer Calculations

Karber and Reed-Muench Calculations

TCID50 calculations

Cytopathic Effect Identification

HA/HI assays

ELISA assay

Immunology Skills under Dr. Allen Schenkel:

Lipid/Acid/Heat/Filtration sensitivities on viruses

Serum Neutralization testing

Fluorescent Ab/ Immunoperoxidase Ab staining and testing

Gimenez/ Giemsa staining

Virus purification for DNA extraction

Agrose gel Elecrophoresis of DNA fragments

Id of virus by genome sequences

Determination of virus Nucleic Acid types


Epidemiological studies of West Nile and Dengue fever

Hemacytmeter use and dilution calculations


Nitric oxide production and detection

Complement mediated lysis

Immunofluorescenc and imaging of cells

Single color and double color flow cytometry analysis

T-cell proliferation


ELISA assay

HA assay

Western Blots

Blood Smears