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Medical Assistant

New Rochelle, New York, United States
May 30, 2018

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Tyler A. Grant 914-***-**** 93 Anderson Avenue Scarsdale, NY 10583


University At Albany, State University of New York May 2018

Bachelor of Science in Biology, 3.75 GPA

Minor in Psychology


Summa Cum Laude

Phi Beta Kappa- National Honor Society

Dean’s List of Distinguished Students- 6 Semesters

Tri Beta- National Biology Honor Society

Psi Chi- National Psychology Honor Society

Relevant Skills/Certification

Aseptic Technique for Rodent Survival Surgery Working with Controlled Substances Post-Procedure Care of Mice and Rats in Research Animal Biosafety Immunofluorescence Labeling qPCR Monte Carlo Simulations Python Programming

Relevant Experience

Research Assistant, University at Albany 2015-2018

Neurobiology Laboratory, Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

Investigated the function of Excitatory Amino Acid Carrier 1 (EAAC1) in the brain as well as the relationship between EAAC1 polymorphisms and the onset of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

Worked extensively with genetically engineered mice using aseptic technique in a controlled laboratory setting.

Demonstrated a relationship between EAAC1 and activation of group I metabotropic glutamate receptors, suggesting a difference in the functional role of EAAC1 across the brain.

Revealed a difference in expression of EAAC1 between two different types of receptor neurons using immunofluorescence labeling in engineered mouse lines.

Correlated the EACC1 genotype with mouse grooming behavior using a series of premeditated in vivo behavioral tests.

Civil Rights Movement, University at Albany 2017-2018

Teaching Assistant

Executed ongoing development and design of the curriculum in a manner supporting a scholarly approach to student learning

Prepared instructional materials and classroom displays

Center for Achievement, Retention, and Student Success, University at Albany 2016-2018

Organic Chemistry and Genetics Tutor

Developed weekly lessons for thirty Organic Chemistry II students

Worked effectively with students with diverse learning needs and cultural backgrounds

Prepared action plans based on students and educators academic goals

Chemistry Living and Learning Community, University at Albany 2015-2016

Teaching Assistant and World Ambassador

Clarified difficult chemistry concepts to a class of ten students

Recommended strategies to teacher to enhance students’ understanding of material


Tri Beta Biological Honors Society, University at Albany 2017-2018


Organized various fundraisers

Promoted the organization on social media

Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity, University at Albany 2015-Current

President 2017-2018

Vice President of Programming 2016-2017

Organized weekly events by reaching out to various speakers

Led the organization to receive a regional award of $1,000

Organized Dance Marathon and the Anatomy Fashion Show



Westchester Medical Center and Lawrence Hospital, Westchester, NY 2014-2017


Created and implemented protocols on delirium and stroke in the Neuroscience ICU department at Westchester Medical Center

Read to patients and provided them with water on the General surgery trauma, and bariatric nursing units at Westchester Medical Center

Organized medical inventory in the Pharmacy Department at Lawrence Hospital

American Pool, Westchester, NY 2014-2016

Head Lifeguard

Provided emergent care and/or treatment until medical services arrived

Managed the chemical balances for the pool and vacuumed the pool

Guarded and controlled the safety of swimmers and supervised the facility of the swimming pools’ environment

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