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Research Assistant

New Jersey, United States
January 18, 2019

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A vaulting ambition to succeed into an enterprising Biomedical engineer and can be positioned to work at the intersection of medicine and engineering to solve real world problems. Seeking a challenging position in a driven organization and be at the helm of path breaking innovations and developing radical new technologies which lead to completely novel procedures. EDUCATION

Master of science in biomedical engineering (MS) - State university of New York at Buffalo August 2016 – 2018

Graduate student in the Biomedical Engineering program at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, associated with the Biomaterials and Regenerative Therapeutics Laboratory. Master’s Thesis: “Mechanomorphology of colloidal gel regulates endothelial cell organization”. Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) in Periodontics – Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital, Nerul, Navi Mumbai, India.

June 2008 – 2011

Postgraduate research work:

“A Bilateral Comparative Spiral CT Study in the Treatment of Periodontal Intraosseous Defects in Mandibular Posterior Teeth – Open debridement versus open debridement with calcium phospho-silicate bone graft (Nova bone Dental Putty)”. Library Dissertation – “Role of genetics in periodontal disease.” Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) - Yerala Dental College and Hospital, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, India - November 2002 – 2007


Chief of Research and Development sector at Bite-In organization, India (2014-2016)

Chief coordinator for a study on the efficacy of the Cross-Action Tooth Brush carried out in 24 dental institutions in the year 2016.

Faculty at Ecole Dental; with a 2-year clinical practice and lecturing on vital topics. Publication and Conference Proceedings:

Master thesis publication – Nair, S.K., Basu, S., Yuan, Y., Sen, B., Sarkar, D. Mechano- morphological Effect of Colloidal Gel regulates Endothelial Cell Response (2018), (In preparation).

Poster presented on “Microstructure of gelatin colloidal gels controls endothelial cell organization” to the Society for Biomaterials 2018 Annual meeting and exposition: Society for Biomaterials 2018 Annual meeting and exposition: Exploring the Nexus of Research and Application; 12th April 2018 at Atlanta, GA, USA.

Dental Workshop on “The roadmap to modern day periodontal diagnosis and therapy”: Kings Dental College, Lucknow, India on 21st March 2016.

Awarded for the participation in the “Oral-B Criss-Cross Technology- The Inside story”: Rialto Factory, Chennai-India on 4th-5th September 2015.


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Lectured on Dentin Hypersensitivity: Annual World Dental Federation, Noida, India on 13th September, 2014

Paper presented on peri-implantitis and its management: International Academy of Periodontitis Conference at New Delhi, India on 1st January, 2010.

Poster presented on “The influences of orthodontic bracket design on periodontal health”: 35th Indian Society of Periodontology Conference, Bangalore, India on 28th October, 2010. Technical knowledge and skills

Examination, diagnosis and treating periodontal diseases.

Surgical, and non-surgical periodontal interventions with expertise in local drug delivery systems.

Excellent communication skills to deal successfully with both patients and staff.

Experimental design and planning.

Led the entire team for the multi-center study on the Cross-Action brush across 24 dental institutions in India.

Knowledge of polymer chemistry (Urethanes, Siloxanes, Acrylics).

Materials processing and characterizations with polymer synthesis, processing of polymeric materials for biological and biomaterial applications.

Physicomechanical characterization of materials with expertise in Dynamic Light Scattering

(DLS), spectroscopic measurements, microscopy (Confocal, Atomic Force Microscopy AFM), mechanical (rheological) properties,

Aseptic cell culture techniques and biological/biochemical cell-based assays, histology and immunohistochemistry, Western Blot.

Culturing multiple mammalian cell lines (Human Umbilical Cord Vascular Endothelial Cells, Stem Cells).


Active participant in anti-tobacco campaigns and patient education programs.

Tutor at the Academic Resource Center at University at Buffalo, State University of New York – Tutored students in Biology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Evolutionary Biology and Microbiology from November 2016 – May 2017.

Staff assistant in on-campus Apartment, Flickinger Court, Amherst, NY – Assisted the office manager in maintaining student records, interacted with the residents and addressed their grievances from August 2017 – June 2018.


Presently I am on Post-Completion OPT and will be STEM OPT. Dr. SMRUTI K NAIR

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