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Assistant Quality Control

Location:
Apex, North Carolina, United States
Posted:
March 06, 2018

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Wei Westwater

Years of Experience

* + years of relevant experience

Educations & Certifications

From most to least recent:

BS, Zoology, North Carolina State University

Value Statement: Wei Westwater has over 5+ years of experience in the Biotechnology and Veterinary Sciences space. She has an excellent work ethic, with a strong attention to detail, and excellent communication skills.

Significant Areas of Expertise: The industries in which she has specific experience include Biotechnology and Veterinary Sciences.

Summary of Relevant Experience

Westwater Household

FAMILY MANAGER (January 2005 to Present)

• Maintained and utilized project/task coordinating skills by volunteering numerous hours at kids’ schools, coordinating kids schedules, meal planning, and everyday challenges that comes on the fly with being a stay at home mom.

Duke University

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II (March 2004 to December 2004)

• Perform a variety of complex technical duties involved in conducting research laboratory tests, experiments and determinations to obtain data for research purposes; compile, analyze, and document experimental results.

• Determine and set up instruments, material and apparatus and operate laboratory equipment required for specific tests.

• Prepare and verify dosing solutions for administration and injection into laboratory animals.

• Collect and prepare blood and other substances from laboratory animals.

• Prepare culture media, chemicals, reagents and solutions.

• Maintain sufficient inventory of material, supplies and equipment for performance of duties; clean and maintain laboratory equipment.

• Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

Charles River Laboratories

LABORATORY TECHNICIAN (February 2002 to November 2003)

• Production and Quality Control of serology reagents.

• Production, Quality Control, and aliquoting of ELISA and IFA controls.

• Preparation and Quality Control of Antigen Purity Plates.

• Perform serological assays following current Good Laboratory Practices i.e. ELISA, IFA, and HAI.

• Enter serology results into ILIMS, collect all associated paperwork, and submit reports to study directors.

• Monitor laboratory equipment.

Embrex Incorporated

SENIOR AVIAN RESEARCH ASSISTANT (October 2000 to December 2001)

• Maintain experimental animals and ensure their health and well-being.

• Administer test compounds to experimental animals and eggs.

• Assist research associates and scientists to collect blood samples, perform dissections, and collect tissue samples.

• Perform ELISA testing to determine the amount of maternal antibodies in day old chicks.

• Perform bacterial survey of the water system of Alternative Design cages.

• Ensured facility and equipment cleanliness and bio-security for all areas of the Avian Research Center and work within established guidelines and procedures, as well as creating new procedures as needed.

• Monitor and ensure proper functioning of all hatchery and incubator equipment, frequent measure and record incubator turning, humidity, temperature, and CO2 levels.

• Create, record, and maintain detailed records of experimental data in accordance with Embrex QA policies.

• Revise and develop SOPs for equipment and procedures.

• Supervise and assist in the setup of rooms and cages for each project.

• Assist in the training of new employees.

Lake Pine Animal Hospital

VETERINARY ASSISTANT (May 2000 to October 2000)

• Responsible for the care of the animals.

• Administer medication.

• Assist in surgery, and perform dental cleaning.

• Maintain medical records.

• Collect samples for testing.

Lake Wheeler Veterinary Hospital

VETERINARY ASSISTANT (May 1997 to May 2000)

• Responsible for the care of the animals.

• Administer medication.

• Assist in surgery, and perform dental cleaning.

• Maintain medical records.

• Collect samples for testing.

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