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Sales Assistant

Location:
Urbana, Illinois, 61801, United States
Posted:
March 19, 2011

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Curriculum Vita Cancan H uang

Cancan Huang

Email: abhp7j@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: (217) ***-****

*** **** * ******* * ve., Apt . #5,

U rbana, I llinois 61801

QUAL I F ICAT ION H IG H T L IG H TS

Advanced and extensive programming skills

Solid t raining in statistics, bioinformatics, computational biology &

b iophysics

HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE

Applied Statistics Consultant: U niversity of I l l inois at Urbana-Champaign

Statistics Consulting for H IV-Communication Study Feb.–May 2011

• Collaborated with two classmates, reported weekly to the client, met the client to

clarify t he project details and suggested necessary modifications from statistical point of

v iew

• Conducted chi-square test, t-test, non-parametric ANOVA to address questions

f rom the client

Time Series Analysis of US Monthly Petroleum Sales Nov.–Dec. 2010

• Buil t and selected best models for t he sales data a fter removing t rend and

seasonal components

• Forecasted the last 0.05n data points and evaluated the stationary data in the

f requency domain

Statistical Analysis of Differentially Expressed Genes Between Two Maize Lines Nov.–

Dec. 2010

• Conducted between-array and within-array normalization and generated MA-plot

• Discovered differentially expressed genes using Empirical Bayes statistics after

reducing the effect of dye variances by a simple linear model

Statistical Analysis of Running Events for Men in 54 Countries Ap r.–May 2010

• Computed descriptive statistics and constructed diagnostic plots

• Conducted principal component and clustering analyses, and constructed

dendrograms

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Curriculum Vita Cancan H uang

Research Assistant: Department of Chemistry, UIUC Jan. 2008 –May 2010

• Implement ed a modified regression technique (partial least squares) within a

test/training framework to construct mathematical models that describe and predict the

activity of new drug molecules i n silico (quantitative structure-activity relationships

analysis)

• Ut ilized a constrained minimization approach (ligand-receptor docking) to

approximate the affinity of binding for new drug molecules; permuted s tructure of test

molecules to determine the corresponding change in binding affinity

T eaching Assistant: Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, UIUC A ug. 2010–

Present

• Led discussion sections for t he course “The Molecular and Cellular Basis of Life” and

l aboratory sections for the course “Experimental Techniques in Cell Biology”

• Graded student assignments, wrote quizzes, proctored exams, tutored undergraduate

s tudents

Scientist I n te rn: Chinese Academy of Science / Max Planck Society, China Summer 2006

• Wr ote p rograms in C++ to abstract different characters of zebra fish to construct

d istance mat rices of genes at each chromosome

• Assisted senior biological scientists to prove the theory of co-expressive genes located

near each other, forming a cluster

PROGRAMMING/SOFTWARE/SYSTEM SKILLS

• SAS (SAS Certified Base Programmer),R

• SQL,C, C++,MATLAB, HTM L

• MS Office, Adobe I llustrator

• Unix, Windows

• Maestro,Sybyl, MOE, VMD,cluster, dchip

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

• W. Wang, J. Lia, K. Wang, C. Huang, " Organometallic Mechanism of Action and Inhibition

of the 4Fe-4S Isoprenoid Biosynthesis Protein GcpE (IspG) " PNAS, 107, 11189-11193

• S. Mukherjee, C. Huang," Thermodynamics of Bisphosphonates Binding to Human Bone: A

Two-Site Model "JACS, 131, 8375-76

EDUCATION/DEGREES

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Curriculum Vita Cancan H uang

• Master of Science in Statistics (Current GPA: 3.77/4.00) (Expected) A ug. 2011

University of I llinois Urbana-Champaign

• Master of Science in Computational Biology and Biophysics A ug. 2007 - July 2010

U niversity of I llinois Urbana-Champaign

• Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics (GPA: 90.08/100) Aug.2003 - June 2007

H uazhong University of Science and Technology

Wuhan, China

RELEVANT GRADUATE COURSEWORK

T ime Series Analysis Statistical Data Statistical Computing

M anagement

Topics in Applied Statistics Advanced Data Analysis Statistical Consulting

Sampling & Categorical Bioinformatics Biophysics

Data

Physical Biochemistry Computational Biology Physical Chemistry

HONORS/AWARDS

• Excellent Student Award - First in class 2004-2006

Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Wuhan, China

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

• I l l inois Leadership Center, Leadership Certificate Oct . 2007–Present

Developing leadership skills under the guidance of coaches and mentors

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