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Recent College Graduate with a Bachelors in Chemistry

Arverne, New York, United States
January 27, 2018

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Shannon Barriteau

*** ***** **** ****** ** * Rockaway Beach, New York 11693

Phone: 718-***-**** E-Mail:


Recently graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Forensic Science and Biochemistry and seeks employment as a chemist to further education in the industry. Two internships were completed at the undergraduate level focusing on method validation using gas chromatography mass spectrometry. Undergraduate research was presented at the Mid Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Experience

Intertek, Allentown PA September 18th 2017-December 12th 2017 n Prepared standards and samples to run experiments on thermal desorption GC/MS to identify and quantitate various compounds from spray polyurethane foam insulation. n Validated ASTM work item WK40293 method by using the micro chamber. n Prepared standards and samples for chemists for their needs. n Used the LIMS system to document hours preparing samples and method validation. Cedar Crest College, Allentown PA September 1st 2015 –December 1st 2017 n Used fluorescence spectroscopy to investigate the binding of bilirubin, a breakdown of heme in the human body to the protein albumin.

n Incorporated fatty acids to determine if there would be an increase or decrease in quenching of albumin. n Presented research on June 4

th, 2017 at the Mid Atlantic Regional Meeting of American Chemical Society in Hershey, PA.

Cedar Crest College, Allentown PA December 1st, 2014-December 15th 2017 n Served as a gallery assistant for the Lachaise Gallery for Visual Research. n Aided in preparing the gallery for art shows.

n Served as inquiry for the art gallery.

NYPD Police Laboratory, Jamaica NY June 1st 2016-August 11th 2016 n Used GC/MS to validate a method for the drug Phencyclidine using the carrier gas hydrogen instead of helium for detection and quantitation.

n Different parameters were developed in order to improve resolution of the gas chromatogram and to improve the NYPD laboratory match in its library.

n Presented findings to the lab director of the laboratory. Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA January 1st 2013-May 1st 2015 n Investigated herbal remedies to reverse chemically induced cell death using chicken cells. n Prepared various conditions for cells using hydrogen peroxide to induce cell death and using herbal treatments to determine if there were improvements in cell health. Page 2

Cedar Crest College, Allentown PA August 1st, 2014-January 1st 2015 n Assisted biology instructor with experiments for the biology laboratory. n Assisted students with any questions and with lab work. Education

Cedar Crest College, Allentown PA August 26th 2013-January 14th 2018 Graduated with a 3.12 GPA in Forensic Science and Biochemistry. Received the American Chemical Society Scholars Scholarship, Forensic Science Student of the Month and earned Dean’s List for the Fall of 2014 and for the Spring of 2017. Participated in the varsity lacrosse team. Skills

n Customer Service

n Data Analysis

n Documentation

n Fluorescence Spectroscopy

n Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry

n Method Development

n Method Validation

n Quantitation

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