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Germantown, MD
Posted:
October 10, 2018

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Mitsu R. Shah *

Mitsu R. Shah

***** ********* ****

Germantown, MD 20874

(H) 301-***-**** (C) 240-***-****

ac7cga@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

Detail oriented individual offering exceptional management, leadership, and organizational skills; easily adaptive to change in work environment, seeks the job of Regulatory Operations. EDUCATION

Howard University, Washington, DC August 2015 – August 2018 Ph.D. Student in Pharmacology

Coursework:

Biochemistry, Principles of Pharmacology, General Systemic Pharmacology I and II, Medical Physiology, Toxicology, Biomedical Informatics, Pharmacology Research Methods, Statistics, Literature Seminar. University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD August 2013 – May 2015 M.S. Graduate in Biomedical Research

Coursework:

Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Lab Management and Regulations, Quality Control and Assurance, Scientific and Technical Writing, Research Design, Responsible Conduct of Ethical Research, Lab Sciences. University of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD August 2009 – May 2013 B.S. Graduate in Biological Sciences

Coursework:

Biology I and II with lab, Chemistry I and II with lab, Organic Chemistry I with lab, Genetics with lab, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Microbiology with lab, Microbial Genetics, Developmental Biology with lab, Physics I and II, Statistics, Computer Programming I.

RESEARCH

Howard University, Washington, DC January 2018 – August 2018

• Regulation of HIV-1 transcription by host cell CDK2 and protein phosphatase-1.

• Collaborated with management teams to deliver assigned programs – Developed group and individual timelines, assessed/identified potential bottlenecks in each project/program process.

• Assisted scientists in documenting the project designs and making changes as per needs.

• Maintained effective communications and interactions with colleagues.

• Screened S-Adenosyl methionine (SAM) compounds, and lab-designed small molecular inhibitors E17- 03, and E17-07.

• Effect of iron chelators and hypoxia on activation of HIV-1 transcription by MTT Toxicity Assay for SAM compounds, CD10, C31, and E17-03.

• Genotyped for sickle cell trait by quantifying genomic DNA and using PCR for β-Globin restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP).

The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes, Baltimore, MD December 2013 – August 2015

• M.S. Thesis Project. Protein Expression Differences in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Transgenic Mice.

• Guided several students in designing and developing projects through production stage.

• Developed and initiated internal processes to improve protocol delivery within specific timeframes.

• Established goals and milestones as per the desired results to be generated by the project. Mitsu R. Shah 2

• Prepared standard documentation for experiments.

• Evaluated the timely performance of different teams working on a project and documented the progress accordingly.

• Investigated mechanisms underlying mitochondrial dysfunction by examining differences in mitochondrial protein expression and posttranslational. modifications (oxidation, phosphorylation, acetylation) in 3 mouse models of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy using Western Blot.

• Tested novel therapies in vitro, by 2-photon microscopy, using cardiac myocytes isolated from 2 mouse models of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.

• Utilized and maintained hard copy and electronic filing systems. University of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD May 2012 – May 2013

• Uncovered protein-protein interactions by using concepts of interlogs and a text mining method by extracting mutations using Extraction of Mutations (EMU) and MetaMap/MeSH index searches to map diseases.

• Built a database of human mutations related to disease by using PubMed.

• Utilized PubMed and Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man to identify the binding sites of two mouse genes to understand their interactions and roles in protein expression.

• Curated count of BRAF genes in biomedical literature.

• Maintained and updated databases to ensure that records are complete and current The George Washington University, Washington, DC May 2011 – January 2012

• Identified mortality and incidence rates of the papillary adenocarcinoma of extrahepatic bile duct and intrahepatic bile duct from Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results program

• Maintained and updated databases to ensure that records are complete and current. SKILLS

Leader and Management:

• Strategic growth plans, process improvement, team leadership, solutions driven, strong analytical thinking and strategizing skills, time management, interpersonal skills, strong communication, organized, risk management, data management, financial planning and budgeting.

• Strong delegation and management skills with the ability coordinate and guide project teams of technical professionals

• Proven ability to develop strategic relationships clients and maintain and meet project deadlines.

• FDA and USDA knowledge.

Computer and Laboratory:

• Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Sharepoint, MacOS, WindowsOS.

• GCP, SOP, Pipette, plating, cell culture, microscopy, electrophoresis, dilutions, microbiology and sterile techniques.

• Advanced knowledge of drug and vaccine development process and clinical trial phases.

• Western Blotting, native gel electrophoresis, 2-photon fluorescence microscopy, BCA assay, MTT assay, picogreen assay, chloroform-methanol protein precipitation, mouse surgery and echocardiography, heart homogenate lysis preparation, PCR, DNA isolation from mouse tail, mouse tail re-genotyping, HIV-1 screening assay, β-Globin RFLP genotyping, strong scientific writing and technical writing, and editing skills in regards to scientific/clinical papers and regulatory documents. Mitsu R. Shah 3

MANAGEMENT AND LEADING

USA Science and Engineering Festival April 6, 2018 – April 8, 2018 STEM Zone Chevron Instructor

• Featured learning stations, which brought various STEM lessons to life. Exhibits utilized themes familiar to students to bring excitement and engagement to science, technology, engineering, and math by showing their real-world applications.

• Managed teams working on different programs and smoothed out any areas of possible conflict.

• Ensured that all programs were executed within established time period and complied with the defined standards.

• Defined the resources required for completion of a project and allocated resources accordingly.

• Established goals and milestones as per the desired results to be generated by the project.

• Evaluated the timely performance of different teams working on a project and documented the progress accordingly.

University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD August 2014 – December 2014 Teaching Assistantship – Clinical Chemistry Laboratory JACQUES Initiative Health Fair June 2014

Volunteer

• Provided information on safe health care, screened for blood pressure, educated on healthy lifestyle education, medication, and oral health education for National HIV Testing Day. University of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD

Teaching Assistantship – Molecular Genetics Laboratory August 2012 – May 2013 Tutor – Biological Sciences Learning Resource Center January 2012 – May 2013 Teaching Assistantship – Introductory Psychology January 2011 – May 2013 PUBLICATIONS

Published as contributor in Abstract and Acknowledgements in the Fasical on “Cancers of Extrahepatic Biliary System” of 2012 by the George Washington Cancer Institute. CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS

Experimental Biology Conference Chicago, IL

Poster Presenter April 2017

Mitsu R. Shah, Roselle M. Abraham, Protein Expression Differences in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Transgenic Mice, Experimental Biology ASPET Annual Meeting, April 2017, Chicago, IL. Mid-Atlantic Pharmacology Society Annual Meeting Philadelphia, PA Poster Presenter October 2016

Mitsu R. Shah, Roselle M. Abraham, Protein Expression Differences in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Transgenic Mice, MAPS Annual Meeting, October 2016, Philadelphia, PA. Experimental Biology Conference San Diego, CA

Poster Presenter April 2016

Mitsu R. Shah, Roselle M. Abraham, Protein Expression Differences in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Transgenic Mice, Experimental Biology ASPET Annual Meeting, April 2016, San Diego, CA. Mitsu R. Shah 4

Graduate Research Conference Baltimore, MD

Poster Presenter March 2014

Mitsu R. Shah, Maricel G. Kann, Text Mining Tools to Aid Diagnosis of Cancer, Graduate Research Conference, March 2014, Baltimore, MD.

Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day Baltimore, MD Poster Presenter April 2013

Mitsu R. Shah, Maricel G. Kann, Text Mining Tools to Aid Diagnosis of Cancer, Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement Day, April 2013, Baltimore, MD. AWARDS

ASPET 2017 Graduate Student Travel Award

ASPET 2016 Graduate Student Travel Award

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

Mid-Atlantic Pharmacology Society (MAPS) October 2016 - Present The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics August 2015 – Present



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