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Biology laboratory worker--Chemical degree

Urbana, Illinois, United States
May 19, 2017

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Albert Himoe

**** **** **** **., ***. ***, Champaign, IL 61821

Phone: 217-***-****, E-mail:


Prepares DNA for lab.

Grows cells. Don’t stir, shake them.

Assumes responsibility for clean glassware, waste management and safety checks for lab.

Seeks biology laboratory technician position.

Recent Experience in Biology Laboratory

Laboratory Technician, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL 2011-2017

Learned and performs biological lab procedures, gel electrophoresis, maintaining mammalian cells, glycerol stocks of DNA.

Transforms competent cells, transfects reporter constructs.

Amplifies DNA by PCR.

Grows Sf9 cells for baculoviral protein expression. Improved speed and quantity by convincing lab members to shake cells.

Makes and replenishes common laboratory reagents, including Laemmli solution, antibiotics, and western blotting reagents. Making and maintaining fresh agar plates.

Runs PCR to amplify DNA.

Participates in research group discussions and journal club presentations. Skills

Compulsive literature reader. Uses multiple `sources to understand a given topic. Recent examples: nonsense mediated decay, negative and positive supercoiling.

Steady hands. Careful and cautious experimenter. Past Experience

Exam Scorer, Metritech and other companies, Champaign, IL 2002-2012

Scored non-multiple choice questions of standardized tests. Worked full time in season Albert Himoe

2000 West John St., Apt. 314, Champaign, IL 61821

Phone: 217-***-****, E-mail:

Assistant to Dr. Raymond Fish MD, PhD, Emergency Physician, Author, Legal Consultant. Champaign, IL 1985-2002

Searched for data on medical and electrical injury for his writing and legal depositions.

Gathered lecture materials, helped formulate exam questions for his course at the University of Illinois. Postdoc, Agronomy Department, University of Illinois 1976-1978

Research on asparagine metabolism, the major nitrogen export molecule. Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Baylor College of Medicine 1968-1975

Research on the kinetics and mechanism of enzymes: trypsin, ornithine transcarbamylase, and enolase, published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, and other journals.

Taught courses in Physical Biochemistry and Enzymology to graduate and medical students. Post-doctoral Fellow, Biochemistry, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 1964-1967

Research on the kinetics, structure and function of chymotrypsin

Stopped-flow kinetic experiments


B.A. Chemistry, Reed College, Portland, OR 1959

Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 1964

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