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Maintenance University

Location:
Brea, California, 92821, United States
Posted:
May 23, 2010

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Marianela Hechavarr a-Moreno

abmr0s@r.postjobfree.com Cel (787) ***-****

Home Address: **** *. ***** ****** ***. F204, Brea, CA 92821

EDUCATION

Universidad Del Este, Carolina, Puerto Rico 00983

Bachelor of Science, Applied Microbiology - June 5, 2009

Overall GPA 3.96/4.0

HONORS AND AWARDS

IPR AstraZeneca Scholarship

Universidad del Este Honor Student Scholarship

Top 100 GPA at Universidad del Este 2007-2008

Council of Higher Education Scholarship

Ana G. Mendez Medal

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL May - Aug., 2008

Assisted in the characterization and identification of microbial

communities in environmental samples by using molecular techniques.

Identified a "new" organism that can be used in bioremediation processes.

University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI May - Aug., 2006

Studied the diversity of unculturable bacteria present in waste-water

treatment plants.

Helped in the improvement of molecular assays.

Universidad Del Este, Carolina, PR Jun.- Aug., 2005

Studied microbial communities present in water samples contaminated with

aromatic compounds.

Established optimal chemical conditions for bacterial growth.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Universidad Del Este, Carolina, PR Sep., 2007 - May, 2009

Tutor students in organic chemistry, lower level chemistry classes,

microbiology and general physics to assist them with their homework and

prepare them for tests.

Developed good mentoring and communication skills

Federal Bureau of Investigation, Quantico, VA Jun. - Aug., 2007

Developed a genomic database from confidential bacterial strains to help in

the future identification of new bacterial strains.

Helped in the maintenance of pure bacterial strains.

IPR-Astra Zeneca, Carolina, PR Feb. - May, 2007

Evaluation and modification of existing Standard Operating Procedures.

Created literature review quizzes of existing Standard Operating

Procedures.

SKILLS

Proficient in Spanish and English

Strong computer skills and exposure to Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and

Excel.

Basic knowledge of SPSS.

Vast knowledge of molecular assays such as cloning, PCR, ARISA and ARDRA



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