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Safety Development

San Jose, California, United States
35-45 per hr
May 15, 2018

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Ervin Palma

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California State University East Bay B.S in Physiology and Biomedical sciences 2017 Skills

- Experiment design/implementation

- Writing publications based on research

- Versed with automated benchtop equipment

- Lab/Office/Budget management

- Prototype development

- Bacterial cell culturing

- Data Gathering/Processing/Interpretation

- MS Word, Excel, P.P on PC and Mac

- Microscopy/ Fluorescent Spectroscopy

- Assay Development

Relevant Experience

Senior Associate Scientist I, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA March 2010 - Dec 2016

- Arranged collaborative efforts with personnel outside of our laboratory

- Coordinated with staff on a daily routine to ensure laboratory safety and technique

- Aided in assay development to quantify chemical decay of medicine

- Cultured E. coli for pharmaceuticals exposed to gamma radiation

- Performed pharmacokinetic experiments on beta-lactam antibiotics to help extend shelf-life

- Investigated Minimum Inhibitory Concentrations with decade beta-lactam based antibiotics Associate Scientist I, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA Jan 2008 - Feb 2010

- Generated Standard Operating Procedures for assays and benchtop equipment

- Assisted in futuristic technology development for Synthetic Hibernation

- Automated Synthetic Hibernation data transformations

- Aided in assay development to quantify chemical decay rate of medicine

- Hazardous Materials Management in accordance with NASA safety protocols

- Maintained laboratory inventory as well as MSDS records

- Generated Data reports using Excel for Experiment Data Analysis

- Gave Presentations based on based on experimental results Student Researcher NASA Ames Research Center, San Jose, CA July 2006- June 2008

- Aided in assay development to non-invasively measure radiation in humans

- Generated Standard Operating Procedures for various programs for Hibernation Research

- Surgically assisted to implant telemeters in mice for Synthetic Hibernation research

- Created automation program via macros for data transformation

- Maintained Safety Operating Procedures in accordance with NASA safety protocols Publications

1. Palma E, Ellison L, Meza E and Griko Y. Calorimetric Evaluation of Amoxicillin Stability in Aqueous Solutions. Mathews Journal of Pharmaceutical Science (2), 008, 2016. 2. Palma E, Gomez D, Galicia E, Griko Y. Changes in fluorescence of human hair induced by UV- and gamma irradiation. Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology, 7, 19-27, 2016. 3. Salois A, Perez I, Palma E, Goolish E, Griko Y. Evaluation of the chemical integrity of beta-lactam antibiotics by iodine-based assay. Journal of Bioscience and Medicine, 3, 91-99, 2015. 4. Galicia E, Palma E, Selch F, Gomez D and Griko Y. Metabolic control as a strategy for payload cost reduction and mitigation of negative space environmental factors. Gravitational and Space Biology Journal v. 25, 0. 54-56, 2011.

5. Palma E., Gomez, D., Galicia E., Griko, Y. V. Comparative Study of the Effect of UV- vs. Gamma Radiation on Human Hair. Biophysical Journal, vol. 98, issue 3, pp. 46a-46, (2010).

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