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Vice President Assistant

Swedesboro, NJ, 08085
April 02, 2013

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Maitri Shah



Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, May 2011

Bachelor of Science in Biology

Work Experience:

American Bio Medica Corporation August 2011 – Present

Laboratory assistant in Research and Development:

• Test on medical diagnostic instruments for the purpose of drug tests

• Design diagnostic tests to run effectively and perform trials to confirm it.

• Test pseudo patient samples for oral fluids adhering to FDA standards.

• Design the six panel oral fluid test.

• Responsible to analyze results for the trials.

• Exposure to microbiology techniques such as gram staining (gram negative and gram positive), microbial isolation, and


• Accurate use of microscopes for the purpose of magnifying microorganisms.

• Equipped with clinical SOP writing and data analysis.

• Thorough knowledge and experience in product development.

• Experienced in temperature control and temperature regulations.

Manufacturing Technician

• Assist in assembly of drug tests for consumers.


Food Science Department at Rutgers Univ. (New Brunswick, NJ) September 2010 – May 2011

Cross-contamination from hands to fresh produce and vice-versa

• Fresh produce to hands cross contamination (cantaloupe, celery, and carrots) and vice versa for Enterobacter, Salmonella, and

E. coli.

• Developed experiments to test the amount of bacteria transferred from fresh produce to hands and vice versa.

• Collaborate plating the colonies on Macconkey agar.

• Counted the colonies grown on the agar from the experiments performed.

• Plated various inoculation on the agar prepared on the petri dishes.

• Prepared Medias such as Macconkey agar and TCA.

• Equipped with laboratory instruments such as incubator, pipettes, weighing scale, and microscope.

• Explored the techniques of sub-culturing bacterial strains, inoculation, and plating.

• Worked with controlled environment.

Extracurricular Activities, Scholarships, and Certificates:

Rutgers University South Asian Students in Sciences (New Brunswick, NJ)

Founder of RU SASS in 2009

Vice President: 2009 – 2010

President: 2010 – 2011

Bonnar Scholars (Jefferson City, TN) 2008 – 2009

Computer Skills:

• Skilled at using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.

Scientific Skills:

Gram staining Titration Plating Thin layer Chromatography (TLC)

PCR Filtration Gel Electrophoresis Sub-culturing

Motility Recrystallization Extraction Distillation

ELISA Media Preparation Inoculation

References will be provided upon request.

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