ALEXANDRA K. READE
To obtain a position that challenges my biology and engineering background while also contributing to the advancement of clinical research and medical treatments.
Working effectively as part of a team, keeping accurate records, validation of experimental operation, heat and mass transfer calculations, cell-culturing, running protein and cell proliferation assays, pipetting, spread plating, proficiency in the use of laboratory equipment such as: a biosafety cabinet, bioreactor, probe-tip sonicator, flow-cytometer, spectrophotometer, autoclave, incubator, laser particle counter, and pH meter.
UNH/ UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCHER 01/2018-CURRENT
Avg. 6 hr/wk
Presenting research progress, developing microporous scaffolds for tissue-engineering and wound healing applications, testing the innate immune response to the developed scaffolds through analysis of cross-talk between cells and cytokine abundance, perform cell-culturing, salt-leeching scaffold preparation, lyophilization, use of flow cytometry and protein assays
RITE AID/ PHARMACY TECHNICIAN 08/2016-CURRENT
Avg. 38 hr/wk
Preparing prescriptions up to the point of QA (pharmacist review), keeping accurate records, sending out expired product and hazardous waste, cashiering, and organizing pharmacy inventory.
BEST BUY/ COMPUTER SALES ASSOCIATE 08/2015-08/2016
Avg. 40 hr/wk
Understanding the needs and wants of customers and being able to provide them with the complete solution.
DUNKIN’ DONUTS/CASHIER 09/2014-09/2015
Avg. 28 hr/wk Preparing orders and cashiering.
MODELL’S SPORTING GOODS/CASHIER 04/2014-12/2014
Avg. 25 hr/wk
Handling sales floor interactions, organizing inventory, and cashiering.
MCDONALD’S/CREW LEADER 07/2012-08/2014
Avg. 28 hr/wk
Maintaining position as a good role model, order taking, cashiering, grilling, cleaning, and making sure the entire team is involved in the efficiency of the store.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BIOENGINEERING 8/2014-5/2018
University of New Hampshire – Bioengineering
105 Main St, Durham, NH 03824
Avg. GPA: 3.07
Manchester Central High School
207 Lowell St, Manchester, NH 03104
Avg. GPA: 3.82
SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS (SWE) 09/2014-05/2015
Involved in fundraising events and attended weekly meetings
MANCHESTER ANIMAL SHELTER 07/2013-10/2013
Independently collected donations accumulating to over $500.00 for the animals at the shelter
CENTRAL CARES 09/2013-05/2014
Volunteering within the local Manchester community
NEW HORIZONS FOOD PANTRY 09/2013-03/2014
Assisted with serving those in need with provided donations of food
BILL’S PET & AQUARIUM 12/2010-03/2014
Assisted with bathing of animals, cleaning the store, and exercising pets